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13yr old girl brain dead being transferred
A judge has allowed the mother, of the 13 year old girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery, to remover her daughter from the California hospital; but only if she assumes full responsibility of the consequences.
Jahi McMath can be transferred under a deal with Children's Hospital Oakland that will hold her mom accountable for developments, including Jahi going into cardiac arrest.
The hospital has argued since before Christmas that Jahi's brain death means she is legally dead and she should be disconnected from the ventilator that has kept her heart pumping for 3 1/2 weeks.
Her family refuses to believe Jahi is dead because her heart is still beating. The family wants to transfer Jahi to another facility after forcing Children's Hospital to fit her daughter with breathing and feeding tubes or allowing an outside Doctor to perform the surgical procedures.