Life Support

Debates and Opinions

Debates

  • Should family members have the option to remove a patient from life support?

    Should family members have the option to remove or keep a patient on life support or should it be up to the doctors? Family memebers should have the ability to be able to remove a close friend or family member from life support so the patient doesn't suffer any more from pain or depression FORFEIT ok then, if ur just gonna keep forfitting, than vote con people! FORFEIT yea vote con people FORFEIT Con con con!In my view turning off life support is murder because brain death dont always mean brain death people have lived that was declared brain dead the person is alive until the machine is unplugged thus doctors commit murder when they unplug machine

  • Do you think the doctor should be able to take your life support away without your families consent?

    Rose is on life support and his been in the hospital for over a month. The doctors and nurses have all come to an agreement to take the life support, feeding tubes, etc. Thank you I side completley with Lyndsee just because it isnt right for a doctor to decide if patient should be taken off of life support.

Opinions

  • Assisted suicide: Is euthanasia better than withdrawing life support (non-treatment)?

    Should a person wish to remain on life support, that should be their choice just as much as it should be their choice should they choose to end their life. About the Same Euthanasia and withdrawing life support are about the same. People on life support are pumped so full of painkillers they really don't feel anything.

  • Is euthanasia preferable to the withdrawal of life support?

    Patients on life support feel bad for their families who are paying 2-3 thousand dollars a day to keep life support going. Euthanasia is better than withdrawing life support because withdrawal of life support can lead to a long, agonizing death of dehydration and starvation. Many people on life support have a very limited life style and if they decide they want to go because they don't want to see their family suffering or they don't want to let them pay for it then they should have that choice over their own body.

Polls

  • Is death an option?

    Yes death is always an option Death is never an answer and never will be Yes death is always an option Death is never an answer and never will be Yes death is always an option Yes death is always an option Well yes if you're talking about suicide or life support.

Forums

  • In other interesting news

    Thanks for posting.Can this be adapted as another trick to detect life supporting worlds? (Based on the existing conceits that such assumptions are made that is).: At 1/13/2011 1:44:05 PM, Cerebral_Narcissist wrote: : Can this be adapted as another trick to detect life supporting worlds? i'm sure theres plenty of not-so-life friendly ways that antimatter could be produced near the surface of a planet too...

  • Calling Pro Life Supporters

    Donald Keller needs a partner for an upcoming team debate Resolution - Abortion should be illegal in the United States except in cases of medical necessity medical necessity is defend as abortions that save the life of the mother Need someone to take the topic with him so we can start.

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