Pros And Cons Case Study John Henry Gen

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John Henry Giles signed the DNR under the false belief that he was suffering from a condition called ALS which was diagnosed by Dr.Hamilton and agreed upon by Dr.Forman. It is understandable why he would not want to be resuscitated in the event that something would happen due to the miserable conditions and suffering that he would have faced as a result of the progression of this condition. The only problem was that Dr.House was the only one that disagreed with the ALS diagnosis but his argument was uncertain and unsupported. Due to the lack of testing requested by the patient and the undetermined cause of his illness the doctors that were assigned his case had to take a chance and prescribe John medications that they believed would help his
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