Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns: Moral Dilemmas in Neonatal Medicine

Paperback | March 1, 1981

byRobert F. Weir

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This important and timely book addresses one of the most complex issues in biomedical ethics: whether, and under what circumstances, life-prolonging treatment may be withheld from severely handicapped infants.

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This important and timely book addresses one of the most complex issues in biomedical ethics: whether, and under what circumstances, life-prolonging treatment may be withheld from severely handicapped infants.

Robert F. Weir is at Oklahoma State University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.99 × 5.39 × 0.63 inPublished:March 1, 1981Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195048814

ISBN - 13:9780195048810

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"An extremely valuable contribution to the fields of neonatology and bioethics."--Journal of Intensive Care Medicine