Write a 1,200-1,500 word analysis of "Case Study: Healing and Autonomy." In light of the readings, be sure to address the following questions:
Under the Christian narrative and Christian vision, what sorts of issues are most pressing in this case study?
Should the physician allow Mike to continue making decisions that seem to him to be irrational and harmful to James?
According to the Christian narrative and the discussion of the issues of treatment refusal, patient autonomy, and organ donation in the topic readings, how might one analyze this case?
According to the topic readings and lecture, how ought the Christian think about sickness and health? What should Mike as a Christian do? How should he reason about trusting God and treating James?
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Healing and Autonomy Student Name Professor Name Course Title Date The tendency of parents relying on spiritual healing rather than convectional medical treatment to care for treatable diseases has resulted to deaths of more than 200 children over the past three decades in the US. Healthcare professionals are faced with the dilemma of deciding between protecting the welfare of children and upholding respect for the rights of parents to practice the religion of their preference and to make imperative resolutions for their children. The paper seeks to focus on Mike and Joanne case study (Ortiz, 2012). Mike and Joanne are required to make an imperative decision concerning their son James and his care. They want to make sure their son health improves, but want to place their faith in God by taking James to a faith healing service instead of undergoing a dialysis. Therefore, Mike chooses to suspend James treatment and hope James condition will improve after placing their faith in God. However, James`s condition worsens that prompts Mike to place James on dialysis as he struggles