D., M. A. s/ declaración de incapacidad

Country: Argentina
Year: 2015
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: D 376 XLIX. REX
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Informed consent
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The plaintiffs, the legal guardians of their brother, filed a complaint so that the Court order the withdrawal of enteral tube feeding and hydration of their brother that artificially keep him with life. The patient in October 23 of 1994 suffered a car accident that left him in a permanent vegetative state. His representatives based …Read more

Tags: Health regulation, Informed choice, Patient choice, Persistent Vegetative State, Public hospitals, Right to Privacy
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