By Neera Bhatia
Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining remedy are contentious, and offer tough ethical dilemmas to either clinical practitioners and the judiciary. This factor is exacerbated whilst the sufferer is not able to workout autonomy and is solely depending on the need of others.
This e-book makes a speciality of the criminal and moral complexities surrounding finish of lifestyles judgements for severely impaired and very untimely babies. Neera Bhatia explores judgements to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining remedy from seriously impaired babies and addresses the debatable query, which lives are too dear to regard? Bringing to undergo such key matters as scientific information, public information, and source allocation, the ebook presents a rational method of finish of lifestyles choice making, the place judgements to withdraw or withhold remedy might trump different competing interests.
The ebook can be of serious curiosity and use to students and scholars of bioethics, scientific legislation, and clinical practitioners.
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