The Third Alternative
In this captivating talk Dr. Rubin will present “The Third Alternative”, using a real life case of a young child to describe the importance of integrity in healthcare decision. “A baby is born at 37 weeks, had aspirated meconium, and is now in the NICU. The doctors tell the parents that they have one of two choices: take him home and let him die peacefully, or follow their protocol and he’d live his life in a wheelchair, never walking, talking or taking care of himself.” What would you choose? Their choice: The Third Alternative. Hear what happens in this true account of this remarkable little boy and his courageous family.