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ERIC Number: EJ264355
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Treatment or Involuntary Euthanasia for Severely Handicapped Newborns: Issues of Philosophy and Public Policy.
Powell, T. Hennessy; And Others
Journal of the Association for the Severely Handicapped (JASH), v6 n4 p3-10 Win 1982
Recent reports have indicated that parents and/or physicians occasionally decide not to provide life-sustaining treatment (referred to as involuntary euthanasia), thus ensuring that the severely handicapped newborn will die. The issues involved relative to treatment or involuntary euthanasia are reviewed from two opposing perspectives (utilitarianism vs. formalism). (Author/SB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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