The Limits of Viability: Ethical Considerations
Poland, Ronald L.
Russell, Bruce A.
Seminars in Perinatology. 1987 Jul; 11(3): 257-261.
Allowing to Die; Biomedical Technologies; Costs and Benefits; Decision Making; Infants; Life; Morbidity; Mortality; Newborns; Parents; Physicians; Prematurity; Prognosis; Quality of Life; Resource Allocation; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Risks and Benefits; Scarcity; Selection for Treatment; Viability; Withholding Treatment;
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