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Medical Treatment for Older People and People With Disabilities: 1987 Developments
(National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent and Disabled. Staff, 1988)
Survival After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Babies of Very Low Birth Weight. Is CPR Futile Therapy?
The authors analyze a retrospective study of the outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in 49 very low birth weight (less than 1500 g) newborns admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit of the University of ...
Age and the Allocation of Medical Resources
How are we to decide where our scarce medical resources are most effectively spent? The notion of a quality-adjusted-life-year has been proposed as a way of doing this. Some economists appear to think that this can be ...
Handicapped Infants: Medical Ethics and the Law
The main purpose of this paper (1) is to draw attention to a gap between the principles of Common Law and the principles accepted by many leading medical practitioners on the ethics of allowing severely handicapped infants ...
Rights Discourse and Neonatal Euthanasia
Transplantation, the Fetus and the Law