CASE 23 BOARD

CASE 23 BOARD - to be able to make a rational decision. His...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
We should put him on the chemo because we have to consider that he is only eleven years old, which is a minor, and that he is very ill which according to Ackerman compromises one’s autonomy. The illness gets in the way because Jimmy is most likely depressed and has given up on his life. We have to put this into account that it is very problematic to what the requirements are
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: to be able to make a rational decision. His speech is already slurred from his neurological disease and it will only get worse but there have been cases where an “incurable neurological disease” has been cured. From a paternalistic approach, we should take it one step at a time and deal with the chemotherapy now and then take into account the neurological disease....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course PHIL 2400 taught by Professor Shaefer during the Spring '11 term at Xavier LA.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online