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Lacey Leverette Philosophy 2400 Section 01 25 July 2011 TITLE Individuals seek medical treatment everyday to stay healthy, treat a sickness, or just to stay animate. In some cases, the option of life-sustaining treatment comes into account depending on the severity of the patient’s condition. There is a problem concerning the refusal of life-sustaining treatment to discontinue the patient’s suffering. Doctors encounter the ethical issue on a daily basis of whether a patient is fully capable of making this critical decision. I will be taking a Utilitarian perspective to prove THESIS (saying the purpose of my essay) in what follows I will be taking a Util. perspective to this case. Physicians come across many terminally ill patients, including children. When confronted with a terminal illness, the proper treatment is to undergo chemotherapy. In some cases, the child has an incurable neurological disease in addition to the illness. Many children do not want to undergo chemotherapy because of the pain that is involved in the process. There have been some incurable neurological diseases that have been
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