terminal condition

A condition caused by injury, disease or illness from which, to a reasonable degree of medical probability, a patient cannot recover, and in which
(1) The patient’s death is imminent, or
(2) The patient is in a persistent vegetative state

terminal condition

Choice in dying A condition caused by injury, disease or illness from which, to a reasonable degree of medical probability, a
Pt cannot recover, and
1. The Pt's death is imminent or.
2. The Pt is in
a persistent vegetative state.
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"It's a bit like you've got a broken arm and you're sent home to fix it yourself but with MND it's a much more serious condition because it's a terminal condition and no-one's actually beaten MND to date and that's my annoyance.
"These representatives and the volunteers who support the charity do truly amazing work supporting not only those living with a terminal condition but also those caring for people with a terminal illness.
The Nick Smith Foundation was established in memory of the 38-yearold father-of-two who was diagnosed with the terminal condition in September 2017 and died 101 days later.
15 episode of "General Hospital," he will gain a deeper understanding of his terminal condition.
The health professional who does not confront his own death will have difficulties in understanding the other's death [the one he is caring for] and, consequently, caring for those in a terminal condition will become challenging [13].
Although an older dog that is drinking and urinating excessively, losing weight and has weak back legs may have a terminal condition such as kidney failure or cancer, which ultimately may require euthanasia, it is not worth giving up hope.
If unborn human beings really matter--like cancer patients, grandparents, and 5-year-old daughters--then they likewise may not be killed on account of a terminal condition.
It's the love of Alder Hey staff, praised many times by Alfie's parents, that helped keep Alfie alive and as comfortable as possible for so long, despite a terminal condition and at least one grave illness he fought off along the way.
Friend David Davies told the hearing the pair had talked about suicide if either developed a terminal condition. And he claimed Lady Lucan had money worries.

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