The Care of Defective Neonates, Ethics Committees and Federal Intervention
Riga, Peter J.
Linacre Quarterly. 1984 Aug; 51(3): 255-276.
Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Congenital Disorders; Consent; Decision Making; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Federal Government; Government; Hospitals; Infants; Judicial Action; Life; Newborns; Neonates; Parental Consent; Parents; Physicians; Prognosis; Quality of Life; Regulation; Social Control; Standards; Third Party Consent; Value of Life; Withholding Treatment;
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Paternalism Versus Autonomy: Medical Opinion and Ethical Questions in the Treatment of Defective Neonates Ferguson, Peter (1983-03)The paternalistic view that decisions on whether to treat defective newborns are best made by physicians is rejected. It is contended that society should serve as the infant's protector by providing legal standards to govern ...