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    Re: Canadian government orders child off life support

    Quote Originally Posted by Whovian View Post
    and you'd be ok with this if it were your child?
    absolutely
    it's quality of life which is important
    certainly not quantity ... especially when born into a miserable existence
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    Re: Canadian government orders child off life support

    Quote Originally Posted by Whovian View Post
    FoxNews.com - Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    I really feel for the parents here. While I actually agree that the child should be removed from life support, it should be the PARENTS decision... not the governments or the courts.

    This is the type of health care we'll end up with eventually if Obamacare is not dropped.
    That's so sad I can't even bring myself to begin to form an opinion. Just too damn heartbreaking.
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    Re: Canadian government orders child off life support

    Quote Originally Posted by Whovian View Post
    so... you approve of the government deciding when someone should be taken off life support, as opposed to the family?

    nice.
    I don't believe that the government should have that power, except in cases where the person is a ward of the state, such as a prisoner without next of kin. However, as a function of any insurance, I can see a case where the government no longer agrees to pay for life support and if care is continued, it must be paid for in some other way.

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    Re: Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    My comments weren't about the Michigan hospital.

    It was about the fact that a JUDGE, not the doctor and the parents working together, made the decision regarding taking the child off the ventilator. The Ontario hospital had to help the parents because a JUDGE was telling that hospital what it had to do.

    That is disgusting.
    You do realize this occurs in the US as well right, Whovian pointing out a very famous case with Terri Schiavo.


    Judges decide on medical issues in the US and in Canada, which going by your first post means you dont want nationalized health care or private health care. As judges can decide in both
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    Re: Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    You do realize this occurs in the US as well right, Whovian pointing out a very famous case with Terri Schiavo.


    Judges decide on medical issues in the US and in Canada, which going by your first post means you dont want nationalized health care or private health care. As judges can decide in both
    The case the Erod pointed to is nothing like the Terry Schiavo case.
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    Re: Canadian government orders child off life support

    Could they pay for this out of pocket?

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    Re: Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Dying patients artificially kept alive with no chance of recovery. Other than age and gender how are they "nothing like" each other?
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    Re: Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Dying patients artificially kept alive with no chance of recovery. Other than age and gender how are they "nothing like" each other?
    I agree.

    they are quite alike. in both cases, the state tried to intervene with the wishes of the patient, or the guardians of the patient.

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    Re: Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    I just don't want a judge anywhere near any of this.
    Terry Sciavo, anyone? That was in Canada, right?
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    Re: Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Terry Sciavo, anyone? That was in Canada, right?
    you might want to re-read my post mentionint Sciavo. That was the reverse.. a family member, petitioning the court to remove her feeding tube... not the government health authority, as in the case in Canada.

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