withdrawal of treatment


Did the Pope and Donald Trump ‘side’ with Charlie Gard’s parents?

Bernadette Tobin | 17 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: charlie gard, quality of life, withdrawal of treatment


Charlie Gard’s parents have the right to try new treatment

Nancy Valko | 11 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: charlie gard, parental rights, withdrawal of treatment


A tragic case of modern bioethics

Philip Hawley, Jr | 14 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, euthanasia, withdrawal of treatment
Denying life-sustaining treatment to a patient who wanted to live.


UK withdrawal of treatment case threatens disabled

Peter Saunders | 30 June 2011 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: United Kingdom, withdrawal of treatment


Aruna Shanbaug can live (part 1)

Michael Cook | 09 March 2011 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: India, passive euthanasia, withdrawal of treatment


When a baby is dying, what should parents do?

Mariette Ulrich | 28 February 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parental rights, withdrawal of treatment
A fatally ill baby, parents who want to do the best for him, a hospital system that has its own timetable for his death, lawyers, courts, security guards... A heartbreaking story.


Save Baby Isaiah

Sheila Liaugminas | 23 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: withdrawal of treatment
He is disabled (see post below). His parents got a ’stay of execution’ (so to speak) from having his ventilator removed in a medical system forced to ration. Anyone not in that system may find this exceptional. It is not, sad to say.


‘You allow them to die’

Sheila Liaugminas | 23 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: withdrawal of treatment
This us such a jarring thought, the idea that only some lives are worth saving, especially in the days when we’re still haging onto every news story of an against-the-odds save in Haiti.


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