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terminal wean

terminal wean n. the intentional reduction of medical life-support, especially mechanical or supplemental respiration, that permits a patient to die. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • my dad had a massive stroke 4-1-08 and was on life support and was not responive for 3 months and on july 4 2008 we decided to terminal wean and i thank god that he made doctors that invented that way for my dad to stop suffering it was a very peaceful death for my daddy he was in such pain

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