ERIC Number: EJ465904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Child Welfare Services for the Catastrophically Ill Newborn: Part I--A Confusion of Responsibility.
Hughes, Ronald C.
Child Welfare, v72 n4 p323-40 Jul-Aug 1993
Suggests that most bioethical decisions concerning children born with catastrophic illnesses should be made by parents with input from physicians and health care workers and guidance from hospital infant ethics committees. The child protective service system should have the final authority to assure that the decisions of caregivers do not constitute abuse or neglect. (PAM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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