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Baby at risk : the uncertain legacies of medical miracles for babies, families and society / Ruth Levy Guyer.

Author/Creator:
Guyer, Ruth Levy.
Publication:
Sterling, Va. : Capital Books, c2006.
Series:
A Capital currents book
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 161 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Neonatal intensive care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Newborn infants -- Care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical ethics.
Medical subjects:
Intensive Care, Neonatal -- ethics.
Disabled Persons.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Infant, Newborn.
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal -- ethics.
Contents:
The NICU scene
Born at risk
Birth of the NICU
"Miracle" mythology
Comfort care
Parents matter
Quality of life matters
Coping with complexity
Advance directives
Legislating lives
Money matters
Experimenting with babies
Desirable outcomes
Life in the NICU
Death in the NICU
Immense suffering
Sharing responsibility.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-154) and index.
ISBN:
1933102268 (alk. paper)
9781933102269 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
70256549
Publisher Number:
9781933102269
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