The Arthur Case--a Proposal for Legislation
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1983 Mar; 9(1): 12-15.
This article reviews the circumstances of British physician Leonard Arthur's trial and acquittal on a charge of attempted murder in connection with the death of a Down's syndrome infant. A draft bill is proposed containing statutory guidelines to govern physician behavior in deciding to limit treatment for seriously and irreversibly handicapped infants. (KIE abstract)
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