Re J (A Minor) (Wardship: Medical Treatment)

  • Published 1990 in The all England law reports

Abstract

The Court of Appeal, England, upheld a lower court's decision authorizing doctors treating an infant who was a ward of the court, and who suffered from severe mental and physical disabilities, not to reventilate him if his breathing stopped. The Court of Appeal held that it was appropriate to balance the best interests of the child, from the child's point… (More)

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