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Medical Ethics / Comatose Patients #304122

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced.; Karen Ann Quinlan mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Boston, Massachusetts) Treatment of comatose patients noted current focus of med. ethics; Matthew Hunt's case cited as example Legal efforts of Paul Brophy's family to have his food tubes removed examined; background to case explained. [Karen OLSEN - recalls father's desires in such matters.] [Hospital attorney Norman SPECTOR - explains hospital's position.] [Dr. Charles ROEHRIG - explains his hospital's differing stand on issue.] [Jean HUNT - couldn't starve son to death.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve
Duration:
00:02:00

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