Do parents or surrogates have the right to demand treatment deemed futile? An analysis of the case of Baby L.

@article{Clarke2000DoPO,
  title={Do parents or surrogates have the right to demand treatment deemed futile? An analysis of the case of Baby L.},
  author={Clare Clarke},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={757-63}
}
Do parents or surrogates have the right to demand treatment deemed futile? An analysis of the case of Baby L The purpose of this discussion paper is to address and analyse the ethical issues arising from the following questions: Do parents or surrogates of newborn infants have the right to demand treatment deemed 'futile'? Should the religious beliefs of the infant's parents be given special consideration when deciding on the correct course of action? The case of Baby L, an infant born with… CONTINUE READING

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