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Author Guyer, Ruth Levy.

Title Baby at risk : the uncertain legacies of medical miracles for babies, families, and society / Ruth Levy Guyer
Published Sterling, Va. : Capital Books, [2006]


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Description xx, 161 pages
Series A Capital currents book
Capital currents book.
Contents The NICU scene -- Born at risk -- Birth of the NICU -- "Miracle" mythology -- Comfort care -- Parents matter -- Quality of life matters -- Coping with complexity -- Advance directives -- Legislating lives -- Money matters -- Experimenting with babies -- Desirable outcomes -- Life in the NICU -- Death in the NICU -- Immense suffering -- Sharing responsibility
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Neonatal intensive care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Newborn infants -- Care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical ethics.
Intensive Care, Neonatal -- ethics.
Disabled Persons.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Infant, Newborn.
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal -- ethics.
LC no. 2006021841
ISBN 1933102268 alkaline paper
9781933102269 alkaline paper