Posts Tagged ‘Ventilator’

Source: Joan Rivers “On the Road to Recovery”

Good news for Joan Rivers fans: the 81-year-old comedian is “on the road to recovery,” according to E! News. Rivers suffered respiratory and cardiac arrest during a routine outpatient endoscopy procedure last week. She was placed in a medically induced coma at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY to allow her brain to rest.

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Jahi McMath’s Mother Says She Sees Signs of Hope

The mother of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead by doctors says she sees hope in the girl’s involuntary movements. A judge and several doctors who examined Jahi McMath independently declared her brain dead on Dec. 12 after she lapsed into a coma following complex tonsillectomy procedures at Children’s Hospital Oakland on Dec. 9.…

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Jahi McMath Attorney: “She’s in very bad shape”

One day after 13-year-old brain dead Jahi MacMath was moved from a California children’s hospital to an undisclosed location, her family and lawyer finally concedes her situation is hopeless. “Right now, we don’t know if she’s going to make it,” said attorney Christopher Dolan. On Friday, a judge ruled the family could take the deceased…

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Brain Dead Jahi McMath Moved To Undisclosed Location

Jahi MacMath, the 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, was moved by ambulance to an undisclosed location on Sunday. Chldren’s Hospital Oakland released a statement Sunday evening saying Jahi’s body was turned over to the coroner who released the body to Jahi’s mother, Latasha Winkfield. A private ambulance was seen…

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Terri Schiavo Family Assisting Jahi McMath’s Family

The family of a woman whose husband won a court battle to remove her feeding tube so she would die will assist the family of Jahi McMath, CBS News reports. 13-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead by 6 neurosurgeons and a judge following a routine tonsillectomy on Dec. 9 at Children’s Hospital Oakland in…

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