Ethical case Study #4

What are the ethical issues involved in this dilemma?

Ethical case Study #4
You are caring for a terminally ill six-year-old child, Joey. Joey can no longer leave bed, requires a
feeding tube, is on continuous supplemental oxygen and is chronically short of breath, and requires
narcotics for pain control.
Joey has expressed that he wants to go and be with Grandpa and with God
because he doesn’t want to hurt anymore. His parents insist that everything continues to be done for
Joey despite his wishes. What are the ethical issues involved in this dilemma? How can you help the
family? What are your obligations to the parents and to Joey?

Answer preview what are the ethical issues involved in this dilemma?

APA

10 slides

Ethical case Study #4 was last modified: by