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Terri Schiavo is no more, but the question of Mercy killing is unresolved…

Terri Schiavo died in the Pinellas Park hospital on Thursday. Terri Schiavo, the severely brain damaged Florida woman, who was facing the right-to-die controversy.// She died today 13 days after her feeding tube was removed on the order of a state court judge. Terri Schiavo was 26 years when ...

American Life League: Do Not Remove Lauren's Feeding Tube

... story is a testimony to the growing philosophy in this country that some, because of their condition, are better off dead than alive. "Like Terri schiavo before her, Lauren is not dying nor is she in a terminal condition. She has been diagnosed as someone in a 'persistent vegetative state,' someone who ...

Renowned Doctor Passes Away

...he most contentious brain-injury cases including that of Terri Schiavo. As a professor of neurology at the University of Minnesota he had examined Ms. schiavo and her brain scan in 2002, before her case hit headlines because of the debate over the extent of her brain injuries as well as her husband's request...

Movies Represent Coma In A Wrong Way

...Eelco Wijdicks said. ‘We are concerned that these movies can often be misinterpreted as realistic representations, especially in the wake of the Terri schiavo tragedy and public debate.’ One comedy showed a comatose person tapping out a message in Morse code with his finger. Thirty-one percent of those s...

Plan for Death, Health Center Advises People

...to help families and patients decide about end of life decisions. The Terry schiavo case has brought spotlight on who exactly takes decisions when family members of the person who cannot do so are divided on the issue. schiavo spent 15 years in a vegetative or a coma state and finally died last March,...

Adult Children Fail to Understand Parents Wishes

...style, housing, financial, and medical preferences. This proves that deciding upon what a loved one wants is no easy matter, as is proved in the Terry schiavo case. Carpenter started his research by studying just one child, which later expanded to more siblings. The decisions which were most poorly pr...

A case for euthanasia

... parents had not established a "substantial likelihood of success" on the merits of their argument. It has been a long legal battle, since when schiavo collapsed in her home on 25th February 1990, suffering from heart failure that lead to her brain damage. Her parents are fighting against her hu...
Schiavo in Biological Technology

The new techie dilemma MBA or JD?

...e of the seminal events for the middle of this decade will be the jarring collision of medical technology and personal belief in the unfortunate Terri schiavo case. These technology-meets-individual-belief court cases are deeply personal and even the business to business cases have significant implication...

Schiavo's death calls attention to ethical issues weighed at Bioethics Forum

...uld be tested. Could a patient as brain-damaged as schiavo someday recover some or all of her lost brain func...cians view end-of-life decisions? Even if Terri schiavo had not become a household name across America and... beginning. Just as millions of people wondered if schiavo was conscious of what was happening to her, many s...
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