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What are the time parameters of "pikuach nefesh" on Shabbos?

The laws of pikuach nefesh differentiate between a patient at risk for his life, a patient at risk of losing a limb, one who is unwell and needs to lay down, and a patient who doesn't feel well but ...
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Yichud with a bedridden person

This will depend on the state of the patient and whether he would be capable of achieving intimacy in his state. If he is, yichud remains forbidden. If he is feeble and old, R Abraham S. Abraham (in ...
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Yichud with a bedridden person

My inclination is that there would still be some concern even if the person is bedridden. How that pragmatically plays out nowadays for professionals is something to ask your local Orthodox rabbi. ...
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