Ethical Map Reading in Neonatal Care
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1987 Mar; 13(1): 17-20.
This paper suggests that medical ethics is often based on assumptions, commonly shared in modern medicine, which can cause problems and which need to be questioned. Two contrasting yet complementary ways of thinking about ethical dilemmas in neonatal care are described as the 'separation' and the 'attachment' approaches. The contribution of medical ethics to the substance and quality of discussions between doctors and parents is considered.
Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Autonomy; Beneficence; Consent; Decision Making; Doctors; Ethical Analysis; Ethics; Health; Health Personnel; Medical Ethics; Medicine; Minors; Newborns; Parent Child Relationship; Parents; Patient Care; Patient Participation; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Professional Patient Relationship;
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