Providing and Forgoing Resuscitative Therapy for Babies of Very Low Birth Weight
Lantos, John D.
Miles, Steven H.
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 1992 Winter; 3(4): 283-287
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Lantos, John D.; Meadow, William; Miles, Steven H.; Ekwo, Edem; Paton, John; Hageman, Joseph R.; Siegler, Mark (1992)We compared practices at three different NICUs and tried to determine whether physicians' practices regarding the use or withholding of resuscitative therapy were consistent from one hosptial to another. Resuscitation ...
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Birth Weight-Specific Mortality for Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants Vanishes by Four Days of Life: Epidemiology and Ethics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Meadow, William; Reimshisel, Tyler; Lantos, John (1996-05)BACKGROUND. The persistent differences between those who question the appropriateness of aggressive resuscitative measures for many extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants (birth weight less than 1001 g) and those ...