ERIC Number: EJ227975
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
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Physicians' Attitudes toward Discretionary Medical Treatment of Down's Syndrome Infants.
Affleck, Glenn G.
Mental Retardation, v18 n2 p79-81 Apr 1980
Findings of four recent survey studies of physicians' attitudes toward discretionary medical treatment of infants with Down's syndrome are evaluated in terms of three major themes. It is apparent that most physicians in the specialities sampled prefer that life-sustaining treatment be withheld in certain instances. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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