Skip to comments.Terri is NOT in PVS (March-23-05 Affidavit of William Cheshire, Jr., MD)
Posted on 03/24/2005 12:36:38 AM PST by cpforlife.org
From my friend in Clearwater Florida:
This doctor just examined Terri yesterday - keep in mind this is WHILE she is being starved and dehydrated and is the LEAST responsive she has ever been as death approaches. This doctor admits he assumed she was PVS...until he saw her and examined the records. The federal courts need to do the same! In Christ's love, Debi
"As I looked at Terri, and she gazed directly back at me, I asked myself whether, if I were her attending physician, I could in good conscience withdraw her feeding and hydration. No, I could not. I could not withdraw life support if I were asked. I could not withhold life-sustaining nutrition and hydration from this beautiful lady whose face brightens in the presence of others." - William Cheshire, Jr., MD 3/23/2005
The link below is a PDF. The document is a bit fuzzy - directly scanned from a paper copy into the computer.
William P. Cheshire Jr., M.D., M.A., F.A.A.N. is an Associate Professor of Neurology in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a Consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education in 2001.
Following an A.B. cum laude in biochemistry from Princeton University, he received his M.D. from West Virginia University and his M.A. in bioethics summa cum laude from Trinity International University. He served a residency in neurology and a fellowship in pain management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Cheshire is Director of the Autonomic Reflex Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville where he is active in ethics education, and he is an Adjunct Professor of Bioethics at Trinity International University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, a Fellow of The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, member of the Ethics Commission of the Christian Medical Association, and an associate member of the Hastings Center. His bioethical interests include the physician-patient relationship, human embryonic stem cell research, human cloning, personhood, and end-of-life issues.
Dr. Cheshire has been involved in medical mission outreaches to Honduras and Russia. He, his wife and four children are members of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Jacksonville, Florida.
for a morning read
Will this effect a change, though? I hope so, but if it is up to the judicial system, they are in Michael's court, not hers!
Haven't a clue. All I want is for everyone to be on their knees. That IS the most powerful tool we have.
Thank's beautiful.Got to get some sleep.Good night.
Nite fatima. Sleep well, my friend.
Child of God...
We pray those judicial sinners...
Do not cause the hour of thy death...
The courts are so addicted to process that Terri could get up and dance a jig, and they'd still rule the same.
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// William P. Cheshire Jr., M.D., M.A., F.A.A.N. is an Associate Professor of Neurology in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a Consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. //
Thanks for posting this. NE FL ping. Thanks, Dr. Cheshire. . . let's hope this matters and gets Terri the dickens OUTTA THERE.
Please, dear Lord, let Terri have water and nourishment tonight.
I wonder if the Nazi party and their judicial friends have the champagne on ice already... scumbags (that they are)...
I'm so very grieved to learn of this.
I'd always guess they only drink the fresh blood of innocent victims ala Uncle Screwtape
We're watching a murder unfold in front of our very eyes, on the national stage, and in slow motion.
"The law of this case is that she will die .I dont want anyone trying to feed that girl" - Judge Greer