the case of Karen Ann Quinlan

You have been tasked to develop an in-service education product concerning the end of life decisions. Your instructions are to base your analysis on the case of Karen Ann Quinlan. Research this, then write an analytical research paper. Be sure to include the following information in your paper.

What were the facts and court holding in the Quinlan case?

What law(s) did the judge rely upon to support his decision?

Analyze the hospital’s and the parent’s actions and beliefs, supporting one or the other.

Discuss the end of life issues (legal and ethical) involved in the case to support your defense of either the medical center or parents.

Consider these issues: autonomy (self-governance), justice, right to die, the need for an advanced directive, living wills, and powers of attorney.

Don’t assume the reader is knowledgeable about these issues.

Define them and discuss them to support your position in the paper.

Do not use the first person.

Your paper will be an analytical research paper. Do not include an abstract. Include Intrinsic Qualities (Innovation Insight).

You can use this resource to create an outline and organize your paper (APA 7 Format): https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/owlprint/658/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>