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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Christie Coles TOP TREND: Helen Easby, is hospital with a terminal condition, has begged "get me home for Christmas".
AMUM left in hospital with a terminal condition today begged "get me home for Christmas".
Mrs Hall had a terminal condition called supranuclear palsy.
Both he and his wife, who was suffering with a terminal condition called supranuclear palsy, felt they'd been forced to travel to Zurich as assisted dying remains illegal under UK law.
99) tells of a boy who has a terminal condition and a mother determined to save him--by locating the Lost Spells from the Egyptian Book of the Dead to save her son.
Motor neurone disease campaigner Gordon Aikman, who demonstrated the technology to Nicola Sturgeon, Kezia Dugdale, Ruth Davidson, Willie Rennie and Patrick Harvie, said 80 to 90 per cent of patients with the terminal condition experience a degree of voice loss.
The 41-year-old was diagnosed with the terminal condition in 2012.
After a dramatic pause, he finally divulges: "I found evidence of a terminal condition that no one knew about - not even Robin Williams himself.
Cantrixil is on track to enter the clinic in Australia in late-2015/early-2016 in patients with the condition, malignant ascites, a terminal condition associated with cancers such as ovarian cancer and for which no effective long-term therapies exist.
What sets this rider apart is the ability to address the financial strain from dealing with a chronic or terminal condition whether those expenses are medical or non-medical, says Hug.
Admitted to Arrowe Park Hospital with a terminal condition, he put on his overcoat over his pyjamas and walked out of the front door.
THE incredible trauma of a loved one unexpectedly falling ill with a terminal condition can only be truly known by those going through it.

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