Avoiding Anomalous Newborns: Preemptive Abortion, Treatment Thresholds and the Case of Baby Messenger
Gross, Michael L.
Journal of Medical Ethics 2000 August; 26(4): 242-248
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Avoiding Anomalous Newborns: Preemptive Abortion, Treatment Thresholds and the Case of Baby Messenger Gross, Michael L. (2000-08)In its American context the case of Baby Messenger, a preterm infant disconnected from life-support by his father and allowed to die has generated debate about neonatal treatment protocols. Limited by the legal and ...
Parental Right to Determine Whether to Use Aggressive Treatment for an Early Gestational Age Infant: The Messenger Case Paris, John J. (1997)Manslaughter charges were brought against Dr. Gregory Messenger, a Michigan (USA) dermatologist, for removing his extremely premature infant son from a ventilator in the neonatal intensive care unit. Prior to delivery the ...