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If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Lois Shepherd

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Every day, thousands of people quietly face decisions as agonizing as those made famous in the Terri Schiavo case. Throughout that controversy, all kinds of people—politicians, religious leaders, ... More


Legal and Political Rangling Over Terri's Life

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the legal battle between Michael Schiavo and Terri's parents over the removal of her feeding tube. It details the widespread publicity generated by the case; how the U.S. ... More


3 Terri Schiavo’s Tragic Odyssey, 1990–2005

Howard Ball

in At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the controversy surrounding the In Re Schiavo case, which highlighted the ideas of privacy, due process, and the right to die. The debate was the right of Terri Schiavo, who ... More


Terri Schiavo’s Tragic Odyssey, 1990–2005

Howard Ball

in At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the controversy surrounding the In Re Schiavo case, which highlighted the ideas of privacy, due process, and the right to die. The debate was the right of Terri Schiavo, who was ... More


Terri's Wishes

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews in depth the evidence presented about Terri's wishes. The current legal standards for removing life support have made figuring out what Terri Schiavo might have said as the most ... More


Culture of Death

George J. Annas

in Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195391732
eISBN:
9780190267650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391732.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how biopolitics overwhelms medicine and bioethics in the case of Terri Schiavo in which all branches of government became involved in an attempt to overturn her husband's ... More


Introduction

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the Terri Schiavo case. In 1998, eight years after the collapse that caused Terri to enter a vegetative state, her husband, Michael Schiavo, began ... More


Disorders of Consciousness and the Permanent Vegetative State

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines what we know and are learning about the permanent vegetative state and the minimally conscious state, as well as the new, promising techniques to distinguish between the two. It ... More


In Context—Law and Ethics

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines three fundamental legal and ethical questions involved in making decisions about Terri's life and death. The first is: What were her rights? Did she have a right to die, or a ... More


Constitutional Questions of the Twenty-First-Century Court

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses constitutional questions that arose in the Middle District of Florida since 2000. The new millennium saw many constitutional disputes reach the Middle District Court. Subjects ... More


The Implications of Surrogacy

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Under the law, the surrogate speaks for the patient, but it is the patient's wishes that must direct the surrogate's expression. In other words, the surrogate is supposed to be a mere conduit and ... More


The Right to Die

Joshua A. Green and Matthew G. Jarvis

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195329414
eISBN:
9780199851720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329414.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines both the structure of public opinion on the right to die and how different framings of the issue affect that structure. In general, respondents are much more likely to support ... More


Feeding

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impetus, motivations, and ultimate goals of the provision of basic care, and how these relate to the patient in a permanent vegetative state. It argues that while providing ... More


qualities of life

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the issues surrounding quality of life assessments of persons in the permanent vegetative state or the minimally conscious state or other severe conditions of disability. It ... More


The Preservation of life

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.13
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the debate over the preservation of life and its relationship to patient self-determination appeared to change during the Schiavo controversy and the potential consequences ... More


Respect and Care An Alternative Framework

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.14
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers what respect and care mean for the terminally ill or the elderly; for people who have never been competent; for those in a minimally conscious state; and for people in a ... More


Justice, Profound Neurological Injury, and Brain Death

Michael Nair-Collins and James M. Hitt

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0040
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines issues of social justice as it pertains to the provision of health care for individuals suffering from profound neurological injury and brain death. Advances in neurology enable ... More


Fame and Fortune: The “Simple” Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Nancy M. P. King

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.19
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter situates the Santillan story in the broad context of other high-profile “mediagenic” medical cases from the conjoined Bijani twins to Terri Schiavo, presenting commentaries on ... More


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