Baby with brain damage dies after parents run out of legal optionsBMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1140 (Published 09 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1140
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
A profoundly brain damaged baby at the centre of a legal battle over the withdrawal of life support has died after his parents exhausted all possible legal avenues in a bid to keep him alive.
Doctors at Kings College Hospital in London took 12 month old Isaiah Haastrup off the ventilator at 1 pm on 7 March and he died shortly before 8 pm that evening. The day before, a last ditch …