Clinician activism and ethical restraints in providing treatment: preventive as opposed to reconstructive approaches.

  • Howard M. Saal
  • Published 1992 in
    The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official…
There is seldom controversy when faced with treatment decisions for a child born with a birth defect. Occasionally, the situation arises in which a decision to withhold treatment must be made. Under most circumstances the responsibility for making such decisions rests with the child's parents or guardians, since it is generally felt that these individuals… CONTINUE READING