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Medicine: Law and Medical Ethics / Birth Defects Baby #585743

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Miami: Noah Nelson) Efforts of parents of baby Theresa Pearson, who was born without a brain, to have her declared legally dead so her organs could be transplanted to other children featured; scenes shown from Florida. [Mother Laura CAMPO - comments.] Court ruling by Judge Estella Moriarty outlined. [Broward General Medical Center Dr. Omar COSTA - hopes laws can be changed.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with Georgetown University medical ethicist Jacqueline Glover. [GLOVER - talks about term "brain dead" and this tragic case.]

Nelson, Noah;
Utley, Garrick

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