Decision-Making in Neonatology: An Ethical Analysis from the Catholic Perspective

@inproceedings{Clark2015DecisionMakingIN,
  title={Decision-Making in Neonatology: An Ethical Analysis from the Catholic Perspective},
  author={Peter Clark},
  year={2015}
}
Dramatic advances in neonatal medical information and technology occur daily and these advances are being implemented almost immediately. Despite the dramatic technological advances, diagnostic and prognostic certainty for many neonatal conditions remains illusive. As a result, the appropriate decision-makers have to decide whether some handicapped newborns, such as those with congenital anomalies, low-birth-weights, and genetic defects, should be treated aggressively or not at all. This… CONTINUE READING