The family of Bobbi Kristina Brown are due to make a tough decision about the 22-year-old, who remains hospitalized after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in January, about whether or not to pull the plug.
**FILE PHOTOS** Bobbi Kristina Brown hospitalized after being reportedly found unresponsive in tub
The family of Bobbi Kristina Brown is due to make a tough decision about the 22-year-old, who remains hospitalized after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in January, about whether or not to pull the plug.
File Photo - Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Georgia home
A family member told RadarOnline that Bobbi Kris’ family have gathered for a conference to weigh their options about her brain-dead state and make the final call this week.
Bobbi Kristina Brown's grandmother Cissy Houston arrives at the hospital, Tuesday afternoon, Atlanta.
Her grandmother Cissy Houston, who is the mother of the late Whitney Houston, arrived in Atlanta for the family meeting.
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However, the final decision whether or not she should be kept alive with machines will be left to her father, Bobby Brown, who has been handling who visits his daughter at Atlanta's Emory University Hospital.
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Brown was placed in a medically-induced coma and has remained in intensive care for more than six weeks now.
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Dr. Michael DeGeorgia, a neurologist who is not treating Brown, told Radar that patients typically don’t stay in an ICU for as long as Bobbi Kris.
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He added that doctors are not obligated to continue treating a patient if they don’t think they can help them, but the final decision is always left to the family.
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“Patients’ families can decide if they want to push forward with continued medical treatments, even if their loved one is in a devastated situation and has little hope for survival,” Dr. DeGeorgia told Radar. “You would usually abide by the family’s wishes, unless you decide that they are brain dead and that they have no brain function.”
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Radar reported that Bobbi Kristina’s family has been divided about what to do. Bobbi Brown reportedly wants to keep her alive on life support.