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Join the LIFE Foundation to Support Life Insurance Awareness Month Through the “Insure Your Love Picture Mosaic” by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook for them if we can’t? And how will their needs be met? Fortunately, my husband and I have purchased life insurance, which will make life just a little bit easier for our children if something happens. But it saddens me to know that 11...
End of life decisions as bedside rationing: An ethical analysis of life support restrictions in an Indian neonatal unit by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy In the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics , Ingrid Miljetegeig and colleagues discuss "End of life decisions as bedside rationing. An ethical analysis of life support restrictions...
OWLs Report: More Kinds of Life Support by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven out the growing need to create a network, a community of medical and social programs that truly supports...
Mom Refuses Physician Recommendation to Turn off Life Support by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy to 2 months, and only 5–10% will survive their first year of life. Noah was under 3 pounds at birth and providers encouraged her to turn off his life support machine. Debbie refused.  She doubted the ability...
David Coronado - Motion to Withdraw Life Support is Withdrawn by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy , Holly Schreier, withdrew a motion to let doctors take the baby off life support, telling the juvenile... the child's life support had spread over the weekend among right-to-life and disabilities-rights groups...
AWLS Advanced Wilderness Life Support Classes by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor classes in Wilderness Advanced Life Support, from the University of Utah School of Medicine and Wilderness... life support), PALS (pediatric advanced life support) or ATLS (advanced trauma life support...
Jahi McMath - Who Gets to Decide when to End Life Support when a Person is Dead? by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Winkfield, will not consent to removing life support technology.   She says: "I just feel my daughter... on my child."  Ms. Winkfield even started a Facebook page called "Keep Jahi Mcmath on life support...
Court of Protection Allows Clinicians to Stop Life Support over Parents' Objections by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy to stop providing life-support treatment to a sick little boy who has been in hospital all his life... that further life-support treatment was unlikely to prolong the youngster's life but would cause him pain...
Dorothy Livadas -- Life Support Removed Over Proxy's Objections by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy On Friday afternoon, Strong Memorial Hospital removed Dorothy Livadas' life support not... decision maker, CFC authorized the removal of life support. Yesterday, on a plane from Albuquerque...
Hospital Took Velma Thomas off Life Support -- Then She Woke Up by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy -- and her doctors thought she was dead. Doctors took Velma Thomas off life support and then she woke... to make funeral plans. But after medical staff took Thomas off life support, she miraculously came back to life...

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Treatment ... Organ transplants Before the use of life support machines, people with brain stem death would almost ... » Read on
Why it should be done ... decision about whether someone should be kept alive by using a life support machine. If an EEG machine shows that a person is b ... » Read on