Amnon Goldworth

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The decision to withhold or withdraw life support in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is common but is never routine. Often, moral demands make such decisions difficult and emotionally exhausting. But, what is perhaps more challenging from the moral point of view is the transition from the delivery room to the NICU. A satisfactory analysis of the(More)
Neuroimaging can now provide information about structure and function. Despite new and improved neuroimaging technologies applicable to the newborn, predictions about later cognition, learning, social and emotional behavior, and neuromuscular capabilities, based on images of a fetus inside or a newborn outside the womb, are fraught with difficulties that go(More)
  • A Goldworth
  • 1989
Advances in neonatal medicine have led to the survival of children who suffer pain and psychosocial deficits. There are those who justify the continued existence of these children by denying that there is a minimal quality of life below which life is not worth living or by claiming that we cannot judge the quality of life of another. Both of these(More)