Case Study: The Ashley Case

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The Ashley case was about a medical procedure done that went over the line of biological ethicality for many. The scenario has a plethora of factors to consider when questioning its ethicality. Even with all of the facts, both options have negative results It was a highly debated decision made by two parents that was sure to set precedent for future medical practices. In 1997, a baby named Ashley was born. Unfortunately she was born with grievous brain impairment. It was discovered that her brain impairment had no chance of improving. Due to her impairment, Ashley had tremendous difficulty doing almost anything over than breathing. While Ashley’s life was destined for hardship since the beginning, her parents sought as much ease as possible

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