Doctors criticise parents who wait for a miracle
RELIGIOUS parents of seriously ill children who expect
miraculous intervention are challenging the withdrawal of therapies
that medical professionals consider to be "aggressive" and "futile
and burdensome", a paper published in the current issue of the
Journal of Medical Ethics suggests.
The authors of the article "Should religious beliefs be allowed
to stonewall a secular approach to withdrawing and witholding
treatment in children?" argue that, in place of protracted ...
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