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Bioethics
Max Charlesworth

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“Consider These Five Cases

1. Assisting a person to die: Terri Schiavo, an American woman aged 41 years, was diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state (“brain dead”) and was kept alive by a feeding tube. Her husband, Michael Schiavo, was Terri’s guardian and, after three doctors had testified that she was in an irreversible vegetative state …”