This was the case in this situation as the court ruled. The court denoted that tampering with the body of an individual without his permission, even if it is for his or her own benefits amounts to battery (Law, Science and Public Health, n.d). The court therefore ruled that for any medical practitioner to tamper with the body of a patient, then they must obtain their consent. This is an acceptable ethical practice.
This ruling is right, mostly because it is very unethical for a medical practitioner to tamper with the body of an individual without their consents. Everybody has a right to determine the manner in which they would use their bodies, as long as, their actions do not breach on the rights of others. Therefore, even if a patient is dying, and he or she is of the right mind, a medical practitioner must seek their consents, before carrying out a