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Ethical dilemmas in pediatrics : cases and commentaries

Author: Lorry R Frankel
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of cases and commentaries highlights ethical dilemmas arising during high-tech hospital care of seriously-ill children.
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Case studies
Études de cas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorry R Frankel
ISBN: 9780521847445 0521847443 9780521118613 0521118611
OCLC Number: 57574731
Description: xi, 303 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Unconventional medicine in the pediatric intensive care unit / Chester J. Randle Jr. --
Role responsibility in pediatrics : appeasing or transforming parental demands? / Richard B. Miller --
The extremely premature infant at the crossroads / Ronald Cohen and Eugene Kim --
The extremely premature infant at the crossroads : ethical and legal considerations / Simon N. Whitney --
Munchausen syndrome by proxy / Manuel Garcia-Careaga and John A. Kerner Jr. --
Some conceptual and ethical issues in Munchausen syndrome by proxy / Frances M. Kamm --
Letting go : a study in pediatric life-and-death decision making / Lawrence H. Mathers --
Near-drowning, futility, and the limits of shared decision making / Simon N. Whitney --
Long-term ventilation in a child with severe central nervous system impairment / Ronald M. Perkin, Robert Orr, and Stephen Ashwal --
Autonomy, community, and futility : moral paradigms for the long-term ventilation of a severely impaired child / Anita Silvers --
Complexities in the management of a brain-dead child / Lorry R. Frankel and Chester J. Randle Jr. --
The moral arena in the management of a brain-dead child / Amnon Goldworth --
Where should a child die? / Roger Burne --
Where should a child (in the USA) die? / William A. Silverman --
Infant heart transplantation and hypoplastic left heart syndrome : what are the ethical issues? / Clifford Chin --
Infant heart transplantation and hypoplastic left heart syndrome : a response / Joel E. Frader --
Liver and intestinal transplantation / Manuel Garcia-Careaga, Ricardo Orlando Castillo, and John A Kerner Jr. --
Transplantation and adolescents / Rosamond Rhodes --
Ethical problems encountered with oncology and bone marrow transplant patients / Lorry R. Frankel and Joseph V. DiCarlo --
Ethics in the pediatric intensive care unit : oncology and bone marrow transplant patients / Linda Granowetter --
Nursing perspectives on withholding food and fluids in pediatrics / Joy Penticuff --
Ethics and clinical decision making : withholding food and information / Mary V. Rorty --
Ethics and managed care / Douglas S. Diekema --
Challenging fidelity : the physician's role in rationing / Nancy S. Jecker.
Responsibility: edited by Lorry R. Frankel [and others].
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This collection of cases and commentaries in pediatrics highlights the difficult ethical dilemmas that can arise during high-tech hospital care of children in precarious circumstances. It serves as a  Read more...

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Review of the hardback: 'I encourage you to read this book. It is well written and thought provoking.' Hospital Doctor 'For all practising pediatricians.' Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews

 
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This collection of cases in pediatric medicine, written by multiple medical professionals, explores the moral side of treating sick children—essentially, ill people who can't always make...
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