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Last Name 1 Name of Student Name of Course Name of Instructor Date Annotated Bibliography The controversy over euthanasia continues to wax and wane. The significant advances being made in medicine and the death of my son have both contributed to my desire to learn more about this subject. Because of the strides the medical field is making, with more sophisticated equipment, determining when an individual is actually dead is becoming more and more difficult. Artificial respiratory machines and other life-support mechanisms are prolonging lives. For some people this is truly a blessing, particularly for someone who recovers and continues to live a fulfilling and happy life. But for others, existing solely through machines can be worse than dying. Due to its benefits, euthanasia should be not only legal but encouraged. Horan, Dennis J. and Melinda Delahoyde, eds. Infanticide and the Handicapped Newborn. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1982. Print. This book consists of nine chapters written by various authors. Topics such as "Treatment versus Non-treatment for the Handicapped Newborn" are covered. This particular chapter brought up the "Johns Hopkins" baby that was allowed to starve to death rather than receive a life-saving operation with a 90% success rate. The parents made this choice because their baby had Downs Syndrome, but would have been a fairly healthy infant if surgery had been allowed.
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Last Name 2 The parents contended that they were within their rights to withhold food and water, claiming that that constituted "medical treatment" and therefore could be refused. This book contained
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  • Fall '16
  • Mrs. Miller
  • English, Annotated Bibliography, Congenital heart defect, medical treatment, Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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