Why Palliative Care For Children Is Preferable To Euthanasia

Title

Why Palliative Care For Children Is Preferable To Euthanasia

Creator

Carter Brian S

Identifier

10.1177/1049909114542648

Publisher

The American Journal Of Hospice & Palliative Care

Date

2016

Subject

End Of Life; Ethics; Euthanasia; Palliative Care; Pediatrics
Beneficence; Child; Child Welfare/ethnology; Europe; Euthanasia/ethics; Humans; Palliative Care/ethics; Pediatrics/standards; Terminal Care/ethics

Description

Recent laws in Europe now allow for pediatric euthanasia. The author reviews some rationale for caution, and addresses why ensuring the availability of pediatric palliative care is an important step before allowing pediatric euthanasia.

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Citation List Month

May 2017 List

Citation

Carter Brian S, “Why Palliative Care For Children Is Preferable To Euthanasia,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 1, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/10703.

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