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Author Lantos, John D.

Title The Lazarus case : life-and-death issues in neonatal intensive care / John D. Lantos.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  174.2 L296L    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 183 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Medicine & culture
Medicine & culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-178) and index.
Contents Somebody will pay -- Passing out in the NICU -- Learning about death and dying -- Standards of care -- Prognostication and futility -- Consent, communication, shared decision making -- Getting paid -- Home births -- Mistakes in context -- Closing argument.
Summary In this volume, John Lantos weaves a story that captures the dilemmas of modern medical practice. He draws on his experience in neonatal medicine, paediatrics and medical ethics to explore ethical dilemmas through one poignant representative situation.
Subject Neonatal intensive care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Physicians -- Malpractice.
Intensive Care, Neonatal -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Decision Making -- United States.
Ethics, Medical -- United States.
Intensive Care, Neonatal -- standards -- United States.
Resuscitation Orders -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
ISBN 0801867622 hardcover alkaline paper
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