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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Lady Justice King, in the Court of Appeal, said yesterday there was a unanimous view that Alfie had a terminal condition.
Friend David Davies told the hearing the pair had talked about suicide if either developed a terminal condition.
Simone Vibert, of Demos, said: "Being diagnosed with a progressive, terminal condition such as MND is one of life's biggest challenges.
Thus, the teacher's understanding of her terminal condition is supremely focused and insightful, no 'melo' to her 'drama' at all.
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.
In a two-page very urgent motion with leave of court to visit the Ampatuan patriarch at the NKTI, Datu Anwar Sajid Ampatuan, alias Datu Ulo and among the accused in the carnage, wants a one-day furlough after finding out his grandfather's serious and terminal condition as doctors said the latter only had a few months to live.
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.

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