Paralysed man blinked to stay alive as life support machine was about to be turned off Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1294373/T

I this case,it seems that they were only too ready to switch off the machines again - Paralysed man blinked to stay alive as life support machine was about to be turned off

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And when asked if he wanted to stay alive, the father of two's answer was a categoric 'Yes'.

The heart-wrenching plea for life was captured by a BBC crew making a documentary about patients with serious brain injuries.

The programme last night reignited the controversy over living wills, where people declare in advance how they wish to be treated if they are seriously ill and unable to communicate.

Anti-euthanasia organisations pointed out that Mr Rudd - who has a condition called locked-in syndrome, which leaves him unable to speak or move his limbs even though he can think, hear and feel - would probably not be alive now if he had written one.

Yesterday his father, also called Richard, admitted the family had been convinced there was 'no way in a million years' that he would want to live with his injuries.

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