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When they were instructed the final time to remove the her feeding tube, they obliged and initiated end of life care for Terri Schiavo in an in-house hospice unit. The healthcare providers in this case were legally bound to court orders directing the treatment of the patient. Terri Schiavo’s case brought intoquestion the government’s role in end-of-life choices. “A lot of people saw the Schiavo case and said, ‘I don’t want to end up like that. I don’t want to get trapped,'” says Arthur Caplan, a bioethicist at New York University. “It scared people.” (Sanburn, 2015) Following Schiavo’s 4
Milestone Three: Bioethics and Theresa Schiavodeath, there was a spike in national interest in written directives and documents that instruct family members on what to do in end-of-life situations. Terri Schiavo’s case ultimately showed individuals that not having an end-of-life plan means your fate will end up in the hands of feuding family members, judges, and legislators. 5
Milestone Three: Bioethics and Theresa SchiavoReferences:Calabrò, R. S., Naro, A., De Luca, R., Russo, M., Caccamo, L., Manuli, A., Bramanti, P. (2016). The Right to Die in Chronic Disorders of Consciousness: Can We Avoid the Slippery Slope Argument? Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, 13(11-12), 12–24. Retrieved from CNN. (2005, March 25). CNN.com - Background on the Schiavo case - Mar 25, 2005. Retrieved from Fremgen, B. F. (2016). Medical Law and Ethics, 5th Edition. [MBS Direct]. Retrieved fromTerri's Fight. (2018). Terri's Law | Terri's Fight. Retrieved from -law/Thorns, A. (2010). Ethical and legal issues in end-of-life care. Clinical Medicine, 10(3), 282-285.doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.10-3-282Sanburn, J. (2015, March 31). How Terri Schiavo Shaped the Right-to-Die Movement. Time. Retrieved from 6

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