Ontario Death Panel? Hospital Bans Wife Who Doesn’t Want Husband’s Care Rationed | LifeNews.com

Hospital Bans Wife Who Doesn’t Want Husband’s Care Rationed | LifeNews.com.

Arthur Hippe seems to be getting the Terri Schaivo treatment at Ajax Pickering Hospital (West Durham) of the Rouge Valley Health System.

Pharmer knows that there are two sides to every story, but it appears that Mr. Hippe’s wife, Marilyn Nelson, who has power of attorney over her husband’s medical care,  has been banned from the hospital because she disagrees with the palliative care given to her spouse.  He’s been losing weight precipitously since the “care” at the hospital given for his stroke.  He’s paralyzed on his left side, and has impaired speech, and has been put on Zyprexa and Haldol.  (Normally Zyprexa is  associated with weight gain, if the person is allowed to be awake enough to eat.)

For her contention that her husband should be in rehabilitative care, Marilyn Nelson has been totally banned from the hospital, and has recently been given two hour visitation periods, per day with no privacy.

Under the care of Dr. Carmen Price,  Arthur Hippe’s weight is said to have  dropped from 190 to  an 100 lb estimate attributed to statements from the hospital staff.

Sometimes there is a reason to ban relatives of patients  from the hospital, but it appears that the local police have found no reasons for banning Ms. Nelson.  Seniors at Risk has taken up her cause, and lawyers have been attempting to intervene on her behalf for the care of her husband.

-An attempt to fundraise for Ajax Pickering hospital appears to have ground to a halt.  See the facebook page.

-Check out the Rouge Valley Health system website!  😉  Yep… Toronto and West Durham,  Ontario, Canada.

-You have  to see the link at the health system website  about its first use of medical maggots 😀

The processing of Arthur Hippe  appears to be an example of the downsizing of health care that naturally occurs with socialism.


Dick Cheney Gets Heart Transplant

Dick Cheney receives heart transplant – Political Hotsheet – CBS News.

Pharmer guesses this is the real reason that Mark Steyn is subbing for his scheduled appearance in Toronto, Ontario.
Here was the cover story: Dick Cheney was supposed to be appearing in Toronto, but he decided to pull out because Canada was too dangerous. This is a guy who has no fear of going to Iraq or Afghanistan, but Ontario alarmed him

According to Political Hotsheet, Cheney is recovering in Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA.
He had been using a left ventricular assist device to keep his heart going while waiting for a transplant.

Prayers for a full recovery for the guy who redefined the role of Vice President, by visibly getting things DONE.

From Canada: Pregnant inmate put in segregation on bread and water for refusing ‘early induction’ | LifeSiteNews.com

Pregnant inmate put in solitary on bread and water for refusing ‘early induction’ | LifeSiteNews.com.

Eva Donna Akinyi Okello, practiced nursing in Kenya, and apparently did a bit more of this after emigrating to Canada.  For this reason she was jailed for practicing nursing without a license.   Pregnant and at 7 months, she was offered an “early induction” by a female doctor, while in prison.  When she refused, as reported to Lifenews, she was put in segregation  and on a  bread and water diet.   Later she was visited by a male doctor who had her moved back to her regular quarters, and allowed the diet for pregnant prisoners.

Another visit from the female doctor, and another refusal to have an early induction had her put back into segregation , and back on the rather limited diet at the Vanier Center for Women in Milton Ontario.

An early induction for a seven months pregnant prisoner sounds like live birth abortion to this blogger, ever since the old accounts  from the Alberta Report about similar  practice at Calgary Foothills Hospital. 

The thought of a bread and water diet for a pregnant convict certainly would have human rights activists howling, if they weren’t so attached to promoting abortion.   The all you can eat fare for prisoners  at Guantanamo Bay  was considered ill treatment by our lefties in the U.S.

Baby Joseph Update, Ontario Canada

Although the medical records should be released to Joseph’s Maraachli’s parents upon request, according to law, London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario, is witholding them. This appears to be an effort to prevent the transport of Baby Joseph to a U.S. hospital where a tracheotomy can be performed.

Health care professionals are standing by and donated medical equipment is available to manage the difficult condition of Baby Joseph which appears to be far beyond the capabilities and fiscal reach of Ontario, Canada. (This is the kind of health care system intended for the U.S., under Obamacare).

According to advocates, the only thing standing in the way of providing for home care for Baby Joseph is this withholding of medical records. One wonders if legal experts at the hospital are combing the medical records for any improprieties before passing them on in this very public case.

What About the Tracheostomy for Baby Joseph?

It’s good to juxtapose some lay-person friendly medical info up with the hot button pro-life issues of the day. So…. if you want to learn about tracheostomies for babies, and trach care at home, read a long term internet resource put up by the Bissell family.

A London Ontario hospital is holding a baby, Joseph Maarachli, on a ventilator, and has been refusing to do a tracheotomy so the boy can be taken home to be with his family. He suffers from a neurodegenerative disease which will take his life.

His family already knows the drill…… they previously lost a child to this problem. She had undergone a tracheotomy procedure, and was allowed to die at home.

This time, it appears that the Canadians are clamping down with the cost containment. The tracheostomy is “not indicated” for a patient with this kind of terminal disease, although it used to be allowed. Apparently the money has gotten tighter up there, with that socialized medicine system.

Which do you think is worse for baby Joseph?….. intubated on a ventilator in the hospital, or a tracheostomy and vent at home? With all the publicity, security and legal intervention, he’s in limbo on the former. No secrets on where the Daily Mail reporter stands on this issue.