Outcomes of Preterm Infants following Discussions about Withdrawal or Withholding of Life Support.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To describe the frequency of postnatal discussions about withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining therapy (WWLST), ensuing WWLST, and outcomes of infants surviving such discussions. We hypothesized that such survivors have poor outcomes. STUDY DESIGN This retrospective review included registry data from 18 centers of the National Institute… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.05.056

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