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Where's the Evidence?Debates in Modern Medicine$
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William A. Silverman

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780192630889

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.001.0001

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Intruding in private tragedies

Intruding in private tragedies

(p.23) 6 Intruding in private tragedies
Where's the Evidence?

William A. Silverman

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents a 1988 commentary on the growing public interest in decisions involving the fate of very small or severely malformed neonates. It says that parents' agony over treat or let-be decisions should remain within the circle of family and family doctor.

Keywords:   neonatal medicine, medical practice, neonatal care, public opinion

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