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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘brain dead’

Judge Orders Hospital to Remove Life Support From Pregnant Woman

Marlise Muñoz has been on life support since November 26, at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. She collapsed in her kitchen with what doctors believe was a blood clot. She was also 14 weeks pregnant. Her husband found her unconscious and she was rushed to the hospital. Muñoz was being kept alive by respirator against the family’s wishes, …

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Kim Pham Dies From Brutal Attack Outside of Nightclub

A 23-year-old graduate of Chapman University died Tuesday after a brutal attack outside of a nightclub left her on life support. “She had so much to give back, so much to experience and it was cut so short,” said her uncle as he reflected back on the life of his niece. Kim Pham, who most say to be witty and …

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Terri Schiavo’s Foundation Helps Jahi McMath

The family of Terri Schiavo has joined forces with Jahi McMath’s family, to continue the fight to keep Jahi on life-support, after she was declared brain-dead on December 12. “Together with our team of experts, Terri’s Network believes Jahi’s case is representative of a very deep problem within the U.S. healthcare system — particularly those issues surrounding the deaths of …

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Terri Schiavo Family Supports Jahi McMath Family

A foundation started by Terri Schiavo’s family stated they have been trying to help relatives of the 13-year-old California girl, Jahi McMath. McMath, a healthy 13 year old, went into Children’s Hospital Oakland for a routine tonsillectomy on December 9th. The surgery was needed to treat a sleep disorder, but McMath began heavily bleeding after surgery consequently suffering a heart …

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Terri Schiavo’s Organization Aiding Jahi McMath

Last month, 13 year old Jahi McMath underwent a procedure to remove her tonsils, adenoids, and sinus tissue which doctors believed were causing her pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, a conditions which obstructs one’s breathing while sleeping and can lead to further medical issues. During the initial stages of her recovery, all was fine. However, McMath would later go into cardiac …

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Jahi McMath: Family is Given One More Week to Find Facility for Brain Dead Girl

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was supposed to be removed from life support yesterday, but to the relief of her family, a judge decided to give them another week to find somewhere to place her. Jahi was determined to be brain dead following a tonsillectomy earlier in December and has been on a ventilator since. The hospital Jahi is at will be …

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Jahi McMath To Be Kept On Life Support Through Christmas

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a routine procedure at the Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland on December 9. Shortly after the procedure, Jahi began suffering complications including bleeding after the surgery, going into cardiac arrest and ultimately being declared brain dead on December 12. Not only is their controversy on why a routine tonsillectomy would cause brain damage, their is …

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