ROUNDS Is Treatment Futile for an Extremely Premature Infant With Giant Omphalocele ?

@inproceedings{2013ROUNDSIT,
  title={ROUNDS Is Treatment Futile for an Extremely Premature Infant With Giant Omphalocele ?},
  author={},
  year={2013}
}
  • Published 2013
Doctors have no ethical obligation to provide futile treatment. This has been true since the time of Hippocrates who warned physicians not to treat patients who were “overmastered by their disease.” This principle remains valid today but, as the Society for Critical Care Medicine notes, it is difficult to identify treatment as absolutely futile in all but a… CONTINUE READING