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ERIC Number: EJ264354
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Ethical Issues in Withholding Care from Severely Handicapped Infants.
Cohen, Libby
Journal of the Association for the Severely Handicapped (JASH), v6 n3 p65-67 Fall 1981
Ethical issues are examined that involve withholding medical treatment from severely handicapped infants. Although current laws do not sanction euthanasia, severely handicapped infants are often assisted in dying. Discussion includes society's apparent acceptance of this practice and several solutions to the problems. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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