Child Fatalities From Religion-motivated Medical Neglect

@article{Asser1998ChildFF,
  title={Child Fatalities From Religion-motivated Medical Neglect},
  author={S. Asser and R. Swan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={101},
  pages={625 - 629}
}
  • S. Asser, R. Swan
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE To evaluate deaths of children from families in which faith healing was practiced in lieu of medical care and to determine if such deaths were preventable. [...] Key MethodDESIGN Cases of child fatality in faith-healing sects were reviewed. Probability of survival for each was then estimated based on expected survival rates for children with similar disorders who receive medical care. Expand Abstract
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