Why Do Neonatologists in Scandinavian Countries and the Netherlands Make Life-and-death Decisions So Different?

Title

Why Do Neonatologists in Scandinavian Countries and the Netherlands Make Life-and-death Decisions So Different?

Creator

Verhagen A A E

Publisher

Pediatrics

Date

2018

Subject

Infant; Humans; Attitude of Health Personnel; Clinical Decision-Making/mt [Methods]; Infant Care/mt [Methods]; Infant Care/px [Psychology]; Neonatologists/px [Psychology]; Infant Care/st [Standards]; Neonatologists/st [Standards]; Netherlands/ep [Epidemiology]; Scandinavian and Nordic Countries/ep [Epidemiology]; Survival Rate/td [Trends]; Withholding Treatment/st [Standards]; Newborn

Description

An examination of the policies regarding the care of extremely premature newborns reveals unexpected differences between Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands. Three topics related to decision-making at the beginning and at the end of life are identified and discussed.

Citation List Month

July 2019 List

Collection

Citation

Verhagen A A E, “Why Do Neonatologists in Scandinavian Countries and the Netherlands Make Life-and-death Decisions So Different?,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 2, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/16348.

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