Paediatric palliative care doctor, Richard Hain, presents a sensitive account of the ethical issues surrounding the provision of intensive care to premature newborns. ‘Are there children for whom intensive care and resuscitation are not appropriate?
The document does not shy away from those difficult but unavoidable ethical questions that are bound to come up in some form or other in every individual patient case, when the finiteness of material organic life and the in many ways praiseworthy technological achievements of modern science and medicine collide.
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