Attitudes of parents and health care professionals toward active treatment of extremely premature infants.

@article{Streiner2001AttitudesOP,
  title={Attitudes of parents and health care professionals toward active treatment of extremely premature infants.},
  author={David L Streiner and Saroj Saigal and Elizabeth Burrows and Barbara L Stoskopf and Peter Rosenbaum},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={152-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the attitudes of neonatologists, neonatal nurses, the parents of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) children, and the parents of normal birth weight children toward saving infants of borderline viability and who should be involved in the decision-making process and to compare physicians' and nurses' estimates of the proportion of infants who are born at various gestational ages with regard to survival, morbidity, and treatment. METHODS A questionnaire was given to 169… CONTINUE READING

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