Ethics for the pediatrician: imperiled newborns: limiting treatment.

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Introduction Most physician effort and energy in neonatology is extended in an effort to preserve life. Nevertheless, circumstances sometimes arise wherein the best course may be to withhold or withdraw a certain treatment, based on poor prognosis. Such circumstances might include extreme prematurity, severe congenital anomaly, imminent death regardless of… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/pir.31-2-72

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@article{Mercurio2010EthicsFT, title={Ethics for the pediatrician: imperiled newborns: limiting treatment.}, author={Mark Randolph Mercurio}, journal={Pediatrics in review}, year={2010}, volume={31 2}, pages={72-5} }