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 Paul Brophy Definition / Paul Brophy Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Paul Brophy was an energetic middle-aged fireman in Massachusetts who entered a persistent vegetative stateA persistent vegetative state (PVS), additionally known as cortical death, is a condition of patients with severe brain damage in whom coma has progressed to a state of wakefulness without detectable awareness.
Paul Brophy is the former CEO of The Enterprise Foundation.
Paul Brophy is a graduate of the class of '98 with a bachelor of arts degree in English.
www.elresearch.com /Paul_Brophy   (261 words)

 End-of-Life Options: Tube Feeding
Patricia Brophy, Brophy's court appointed guardian ad litem, seven brothers and sisters, and five adult children all agreed that Mr.
The court accepted the "substituted judgment" of the family, despite the fact that Paul Brophy had never expressed his medical treatment preferences in writing, and never explicitly referred to artificial feeding in his conversations.
Brophy was transferred to Emerson Hospital (Concord, MA) where the tube was removed.
www.dickinson.edu /endoflife/LawMA.html   (219 words)

 PAUL C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
PAUL C. Paul C. Brophy is the principal of Paul C. Brophy and Asociates, a Maryland-based consulting practice specializing in housing and community development.
Brophy recently moderated a panel on Public Private Partnerships at the HUD Public Housing Summit, moderated a panel in Chicago on mixed-income housing at a conference sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation and the Chicago Housing Authority, and convenced a panel on mixed-income housing for the national Association of Affordable Housing Lenders.
Brophy has been an adjunct professor of Urban Policy at the School of Urban and Public Affairs, Carnegie Mellon University and an adjunct instructor at the Graduate School of Public, International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh and continues in his position as Adjunct Professor at the School of Public Affairs, the University of Maryland.
www.puaf.umd.edu /OEP/SpkrBios/pbroph.htm   (507 words)

 LEXIS®-NEXIS® Academic Universe - Document
Brophy is now in a condition described as a "persistent vegetative state." n4 He is unable to chew or swallow, and is maintained by an artificial device, surgically inserted on December 22, 1983, known as a gastrostomy tube (G-tube) through which he receives nutrition and hydration.
On December 21, 1983, Brophy was transferred to the Cardinal Cushing General Hospital, with the consent of his wife, and on December 22, 1983, he underwent a surgical procedure in which a G-tube was inserted through a stoma in the abdominal wall into the stomach to provide him with nutrition and hydration.
Here, Brophy is not terminally ill, and death is not imminent, and the judge specifically found that Paul Brophy's decision would be to terminate his life by declining food and water.
academic.udayton.edu /LawrenceUlrich/brophy.htm   (13662 words)

 The Daily Page: Document Feed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Brophy, who lodged a professional complaint against Humphrey in a separate case, thinks he really does stand out — and not in a good way — from others in his office.
Paul Humphrey declined to be interviewed for this article, citing Isthmus’ past coverage of cases in which he has been accused of misconduct.
Last December, Brophy filed a complaint against Humphrey with the Office of Lawyer Regulation, accusing him of lying to the court in explaining why he was, on the scheduled day of trial, unable to proceed (see Isthmus, 1/14/05).
www.thedailypage.com /features/docfeed/docs/document.php?intdocid=133   (3274 words)

 The Patriot Ledger at SouthofBoston.com
The ‘‘it'' Brophy refers to was the state's most memorable right-to-die case, which ended in 1986 when Massachusetts' top court ruled Brophy had the right to remove a feeding tube from her comatose husband.
As a result of the Brophy case, the state in 1990 passed a law that lets people name a family member or friend to make medical decisions for them should they become unable to.
Brophy, however, also knows all too well that the pain of losing a loved one trumps any satisfaction that might come from court victories.
ledger.southofboston.com /articles/2005/03/26/news/news05.txt   (496 words)

 Paul Julian Liacos
Paul Liacos was a complex man. His life was a uniquely American story; but it also had elements of a Greek drama, in which he played the hero.
Paul Liacos was the son of Greek immigrants.
As the result of an aneurysm, Paul Brophy, a previously robust fire fighter and emergency medical technician employed by the town of Easton, was left in a persistent vegetative state.
www.massreports.com /memorials/431ma1603.htm   (6257 words)

 Withdrawing Nutrition and Hydration from a Patient in a Persistant Vegetative State
On March 22, 1983, Paul Brophy suffered a ruptured aneurysm on the apex of the basilar artery.
Brophy's wife was appointed his guardian by the probate court.
The court held that the guardian does have the authority to order such measures as he or she deems appropriate under the circumstances (in this case, allowing the feeding tube to be removed or clamped), and the court ordered the hospital to assist in transferring the patient to a facility where this could be accomplished.
www.kolpan.com /pages/journal/withdraw.html   (865 words)

 PetersNet: Mary Senander & Julie A. Grimstad, When Food and Water are Withheld. . .   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Brophy, a Massachusetts firefighter, lapsed into a coma after surgery for a ruptured brain aneurysm in early 1983.
Brophy's G-tube could be removed or clamped, yet neither was done.
Brophy was made to die was that he was considered the "burden.
www.petersnet.net /browse/832.htm   (800 words)

 Paul V. Fritz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For many years Paul’s sport of choice was ice hockey, but his participation in this full-contact activity had to come to an end when he was diagnosed last fall with a heart condition that required surgery and the implantation of a pace maker with a defibulator.
Though Paul was amazingly back at school after only a week’s absence, it took some time for him to regain his full strength.
Yet knowing all this about Paul, mention his name on Brophy’s campus, and the most likely response you’ll hear is, “Paul Fritz, oh, yeah, what an artist!” Paul has always used drawing as a personal outlet, but last year he started to allow others to be aware of his work.
www.brophyprep.org /act/dist-fall02/pfritz.htm   (431 words)

 From Camp Bucca, Iraq, to Hollywood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
They called Brophy Feb. 1 and told her the show would fly her, her husband, Paul, and Karla out to Los Angeles Feb. 2 to tape the reunion, which is scheduled to air today on WHDH (Channel 7) at 11 a.m.
Brophy had to keep that part of the surprise from her daughter.
The Brophys and family stayed at the Sheraton Universal, where an episode of CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" was being filmed, while Michael roomed at the Annabelle Hotel in Burbank where the talk show was taped Feb. 3.
www.eagletribune.com /news/stories/20050207/NH_002.htm   (874 words)

 Salt Lake City Weekly - Blues for Burlesque
Brophy has been booking big-name blues bands for the club since he came on board in 1991, and he wants to keep that tradition alive.
Even though nightlife patrons have a diminishing taste for his eclectic headliners, Brophy believes the Goat would be salvageable—just the way it is—if Darger was willing to channel the kind of energy towards its upkeep as he has towards transforming it.
Brophy and his like-minded Goat partner, Michael Ricks, have considered taking their Monday night blues show on the road to other local clubs, or even throwing the blues version of a rave party.
www.slweekly.com /editorial/2003/city_2003-08-28.cfm   (915 words)

 Big Woo Films : Movies : Duck Duck Goose : Stills1
Brophy (Rob Paul) tries to explain to his date, Dora (Tanya Smith) why his pockets are stuffed full of hundreds of condoms.
Brophy (Rob Paul) tries to see things from Dora's (Tanya Smith) point of view, blissfully unaware that he's about to be single.
Brophy (Rob Paul) points out to Dora (Tanya Smith) that she can't hear him because she is wearing headphones.
www.bigwoofilms.com /?section=movies&page=ddg&tab=stills1   (306 words)

 CHAPTER 107   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The court also found that Brophy could not be kept alive without his consent, and that the hospital and doctors could not be forced to cooperate in his killing.
Brophy was moved out of the hospital, his life support was disconnected, and he died.
Paul Brophy was the first person in the United States to die as a direct result of court-ordered starvation.
prolife.ath.cx:8000 /plae107.htm   (4777 words)

 La Salette Journey: The fruit of apostasy...
Like Schiavo, Brophy had suffered brain damage and was diagnosed as living in a “persistent vegetative state” for three years, but he was not terminally ill or facing imminent death.
Although Brophy had never expressed his wishes in writing, the court accepted the “substitute judgment” of his wife, and the 48-year-old man was starved to death.
Pope John Paul II was quite clear that the intentional removal of a feeding tube—even from patients in a persistent vegetative state—is “true and proper euthanasia by omission.” Bishop Sgreccia said regarding Schiavo: “The removal of the gastric feeding tube from this person, in these conditions, may be considered direct euthanasia....
lasalettejourney.blogspot.com /2005/06/fruit-of-apostasy.html   (3449 words)

 O'Rourke - Issues: Who Will Determine Medical Ethics?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Supreme Court of New Jersey, in the famous Claire Conroy case (see EIHC, January '85), determined that tube feeding could be withdrawn from a comatose patient if severe pain is present or there is some indication that the patient would choose removal of life-support systems were he or she able to do so.
Last month in Dedham, Massachusetts, a probate judge issued an injunction blocking the removal of tube feeding from Paul Brophy, a comatose fire fighter, who had expressed a desire to die swiftly in case of severe disabling illness.
Brophy's and her children's request to terminate life-support, declared that "it is ethically inappropriate to cause the preventable death of Brophy by the deliberate denial of food and water which can be provided to him in a noninvasive, nonintrusive manner which causes no pain and suffering, irrespective of the substituted judgment of the patient."
www.op.org /domcentral/study/kor/85110703.htm   (842 words)

"BROPHY" is generally used as a noun (proper) -- approximately 80.00% of the time.
"BROPHY" is used about 5 times out of a sample of 100 million words spoken or written in English.
The following table summarizes the usage of "BROPHY" based on a population census conducted in the United States.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/BROPHY   (292 words)

 CIGNA HealthCare of Ohio Appoints Paul Brophy as General Manager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
CLEVELAND, May 18, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIGNA HealthCare of Ohio, Inc. announced today the appointment of J. Paul Brophy as general manager of its operations in Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.
In his new position, Brophy will be responsible for new sales and account management in the Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania markets and will oversee a sales team of more than 50 professionals.
Prior to joining CIGNA in 2000, Brophy held various positions at Acordia/Rauh Financial Services, including his role as the former president of Acordia Financial Services of Ohio, Inc. He is a member of the Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and the National and Greater Cincinnati Health Underwriters Association.
www.forrelease.com /D20040518/phtu033.P2.05182004145325.07702.html   (337 words)

 Independent Florida Alligator - NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The pub will be owned and operated by Paul Brophy, owner of The Shamrock Irish Restaurant and Pub at 1017 W. University Ave.
Brophy said The Shamrock does not offer any binge drinking specials, and neither will The Dubliner.
Brophy offered to take full liability for the bathroom and open it to the city at their request, adding his security personnel would not let the bathroom become an entrance or exit, nor would he allow customers to enter the restroom through the pub entrance after 1:30 a.m.
www.alligator.org /edit/news/issues/stories/041109garage.html   (432 words)

 Death by Dehydration Symptoms Regarded as "Cruel and Violent" in 1986 Brophy Case
Patricia Brophy, his wife and court appointed guardian, seven brothers and sisters, and five adult children all argued that Mr.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court accepted the judgment of the family, despite the fact that Paul Brophy had never expressed his medical treatment preferences in writing, and never explicitly referred to artificial feeding in his conversations.
One judge in the Brophy case dissented from the decision and included in his statements a portion of the evidence given by medical experts describing the effects of dehydration.
www.lifesite.net /ldn/2005/mar/05032308.html   (644 words)

 The Soul of the Neighborhood
Paul Greene, the former assistant director of Hough Area Partners for Progress recalled recently how "the heavy industry has gone elsewhere.
So where the fathers and grandfathers came up from the South to get jobs at GM, their kids are sitting on the streets.
This paper is based on interviews with CBDOs and on a meeting of communitarians and community developers held in Cleveland in the Fall 1995; the project was funded by the George Gund Foundation of Cleveland.
www.nhi.org /online/issues/87/slneighbhd.html   (2602 words)

 Peter the Great : The Struggle for Power, 1671-1725 (New Studies in European History) :: Peter the Great : The Struggle ...
Paul Butcher David Cotter "The Elements of Nonlinear Optics Cambridge Studies in Modern Optics 9".
Paul C Brophy "A Guide to Careers in Community Development Field"
Paul C Castagno "Theatrical Spaces and Dramatic Places The Reemergence of the Theatre Building in the Renaissance Theatre Symposium Vol 4"
www.sciencefictionclassics.com /338203paul_bushkovitch.html   (166 words)

 06/03/04 Under 16 Johnnies 'unlaoised' in Mount Rath
But from the puck out Caldwell fed a long ball into the square where Sean Paul Wright latched onto the breaking ball to hit the net to give the Johnnies their first goal of the tour.
With the excitement at fever pitch McFall pointed another 25m free on the left when Pat Gregory was fouled in possession before Paul Rice pointed a superb 70m free for the midlanders to leave a goal between the sides in St. John's favour.
These, unfortunately for the Antrim men, were expertly dispatched to the Johnnies net by Paul Brophy to give Mount Rath a three point lead of 6:03 to 3:09.
www.naomheoinclg.com /clubnews/news2004/news12.htm   (850 words)

 Whose life? - BCM - Spring 2005
Paul Brophy in Massachusetts and Brother Joseph Fox in New York are similar examples.
Unlike some religious traditions, Catholicism has a deep and clear teaching that extraordinary means of maintaining life may be omitted if the patient or the family finds these means to be too burdensome as a person faces death.
Superior Court, are the ones John Paul II addressed in a March 20, 2004, speech on care of patients in a persistent vegetative condition.
www.bc.edu /publications/bcm/spring_2005/ft_endoflife.html   (3268 words)

 Championship Positions
Paul Canham 382 367 0 0 0 0 0 0 749 21.
John Paul Brophy 0 0 0 371 0 0 0 0 371 32.
John Paul Brophy 279 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 279 28.
www.wlrc.co.uk /asp/champ.asp?Champ=03WS   (1111 words)

 The Kentucky Post
She clung tenaciously to it through a two-year battle with cancer, always insisting that she would beat the rhabdomyosarcoma that riddled her body with tumors.
"She had the attitude she was going to beat it all the way up to last night," her father, Paul Brophy, said Monday.
Survivors in addition to her father include her mother, Amy Brophy; a brother, Trey Brophy, at home; grandparents, Jerry and Del Brophy of Edgewood, Rita Whittle of Wilder and Don and Joyce Whittle of Crestview Hills; and great-grandparents, Leo J. Brophy Jr.
www.kypost.com /2002/aug/27/kobits082702.html   (1518 words)

If you are looking for a home to purchase in Bucks County Pennsylvania, Carol and Paul Brophy will keep you updated with the latest homes available.
We work hard to keep you informed because it's the first step in finding you and your family the home you desire.
Neither listing broker(s) nor Carol & Paul shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, misprints and shall be held totally harmless.
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1) Wilbur, Paul J. and Robert G. Jahn, "Energy Transfer from a Pulse Network to a Propagating Current Sheet," AIAA Paper 69-113, January 21, 1969.
7) Wilbur, Paul J., "An Experimental Investigation of a Hollow Cathode Discharge," NASA CR-12037, December 1971.
10) Wilbur, Paul J., "Experimental Investigation of a Throttlable 15 cm Hollow Cathode Ion thruster," NASA CR-121038, December 1972.
www.engr.colostate.edu /me/facil/perl/paper.html   (5649 words)

 Buy: Paul C. Brophy, Alice Shabecoff - A Guide to Careers in Community Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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