There is also the question of terris quality of life

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There is also the question of Terri’s quality of life. An individual’s quality of life is assessed based on their general health, physical functioning, role limitations, social function, vitality, and mental health (Fremgen, 2016). When assessing Terri’s life after being deemed in a persistent vegetative state, it is hard to argue that this woman was experiencing proper quality of life. She had limited-to-no physical function, she was not able to participate within her family structure, or interact socially at all for that matter. Her general health was poor at best, considering she required a feeding tube to acquire nutrition. Her mental health was also nonexistent, as she was not aware of her self or her environment.Conclusion:Throughout Terri’s 15 years in PVS, there was much dispute about whether or not she would ever recover. Multiple physicians, including Dr. Ronald Cranford testified that Terri Schiavo was in a permanent vegetative state with no hope of recovery. He stated, “There’s no doubt in my mind whatsoever, she’s in a permanent vegetative state. Her CAT scan shows extremely severe atrophy to the brain and her EEG is flat. It doesn’t show any electrical activity at all.”

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