Our special treatment of patients in a vegetative state is a form of cruel and unusual punishment

Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, 23 September 2016
Author: Dominic Wilkinson
“Our society has good reason to provide special treatment to people with severe brain injuries and their families. But our current “special treatment” for a group of the most severely affected people with brain injuries leads to devastating, agonising, protracted and totally preventable suffering.”
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