Question: how does baby doe rules affect the case of an...
How does Baby Doe rules affect the case of an infant being admitted to NICU after mother suffered amniotic embolism resulting in her being admitted to ICU herself. The embolism affected the newborn causing anoxia with Apgars of 0. Baby was resuscitated but remains unresponsive with major organ damage. He was placed on ventilator with parenteral nutrition initiated. He has been weaned from the ventilator and is unresponsive in all areas. Parents wish to discontinue infant’s nutrition amd hydration. How does Baby Doe rules affect this situation?
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