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Ethics in Paediatric Nursing
Ethical Issues in Pediatrics
State Interests in Terminating Medical Treatment
Judicial reasoning in termination of treatment decisions has neglected valid state interests in the preservation of life and the ethical integrity of medicine. Courts must balance these interests against individual liberty, ...
Conflicts Between Patients' Wishes to Forgo Treatment and the Policies of Health Care Facilities
The authors explore the question of how the right of patients to refuse life-sustaining treatment can be reconciled with a hospital's or nursing home's differing philosophy of care. They review three recent court cases ...
Life and Death Decision Making, by Baruch A. Brody
Veatch considers the pluralistic casuistry theory advocated by Baruch Brody in his 1988 book,
Ethical Issues in Growth Hormone Therapy
Growth hormone therapy for short children who do not meet the classic criteria for growth hormone deficiency should be evaluated from the perspective of cultural values, not biologic norms of health. Physicians can weigh ...