End-of-life after birth: death and dying in a neonatal intensive care unit.

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OBJECTIVE In canonical modern bioethics, withholding and withdrawing medical interventions for dying patients are considered morally equivalent. However, electing not to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) struck us as easily distinguishable from withdrawing mechanical ventilation. Moreover, withdrawing mechanical ventilation from a moribund… (More)

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@article{Singh2004EndoflifeAB, title={End-of-life after birth: death and dying in a neonatal intensive care unit.}, author={Jaideep Singh and J E Lantos and William L Meadow}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2004}, volume={114 6}, pages={1620-6} }