Brain-Dead Toddler Transferred To Foreign Hospital
Israel Stinson was at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Roseville, where doctors wanted to remove him from a ventilator. His parents went to court to buy more time for their son, who has now been airlifted to an undisclosed foreign location.
The Sacramento Bee:
Brain-Dead Toddler Airlifted From Sacramento To Foreign Country
In a last-minute scramble involving passports, an air ambulance and hundreds of dollars in donated funds, tiny Israel Stinson was airlifted over the weekend to an undisclosed hospital in a foreign country. The 2-year-old, declared brain-dead by three Sacramento-area physicians, has spent the last month on a ventilator at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Roseville, as his parents battled in court to dispute his terminal diagnosis and buy time to obtain care elsewhere. (Buck, 5/23)
The Associated Press and Bay Area News Group:
California Toddler, Declared Brain-Dead, Moved Out Of Country
A California toddler whose family waged a court battle to keep him on life support after he was declared brain-dead has been transferred to another hospital outside of the United States. (5/23)