Specialists should use brain stem test try to find out if 12 isyear-old boy who did not regain consciousness as he suffered “catastrophic” brain damage. deadthe judge of the Supreme Court ruled.
Ms Judge Arbuthnot concluded that test would in Archie Battersby best interests, in court in in family division of high court in London on Friday.
Specialists treating Archie at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, east London, it is believed that it is “highly probable” that the youth dead and say lifesupport treatment should the end.
The bosses at the Barts Health NHS Trust hospital fund manager asked for a judge rule what is the brain stem test would in Archie best interests. The specialist told the judge that the brain stem responsible for features that have been saved people alive.
Archie parents Holly Dance, 46, and Paul Battersby, 56 who separated, and both from Southend, Essex, concerned about the suggestions of doctors and want continue treatment.
They questioned the reliability of in the test for fear that it might cause more damage and asked why Archie, who life with his mother received no treatment for edema on his brain.
Dance said how she is found Archie with ligature over his head after the incident in home on April 7 and thinks he could take part in en online challenge.
She called the judge give her son is an avid gymnast,more time”.
“Everyone in such a rush,” she said in the PA. news agency. “I ask the judge just give his more time – give he has to go fight back”.
She is added: “It’s only been five weeks – it’s took me longer to get over flu. What’s the rush?”
Mrs. Justice Arbuthnot watched private rumor, but said the name Archie could be called in media reports of case.
BUT campaign an organization called “Christian Law Center” stated that supporting Archie family. Andrea Williams, Executive Director of the legal organization said after the ruling: “This case raises an important moral, legal and medical question about when a person dead.
“Archie parents don’t admit that he dead and fight for his life.”
A spokesman for the Barts Health NHS Trust said: “This is an incredibly sad situation and our thoughts and sympathies with Archie and his family presently.
“After decision what is brain stem testing in Archie best interests, we will now take steps organize testing place next week by court order.