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Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborn

by Robert F. Weir

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7386207M
ISBN 100195033965
ISBN 109780195033960

"To Treat Or Not To Treat: Bioethics and the Handicapped Newborn," by Richard C. Sparks, Paulist Press, ISBN "Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns," by Robert Weir, Oxford University Press, ISBN "Retrolental Fibroplasia: A Modern Parable," by William A. Silverman, Grune and Stratton, The newborn’s interest in continued life: A sentimental fiction, The Bioethics Reporter (Dec. ), Commentary, 5–7. By contrast I think it makes sense to talk about some interests in a more objective way and thus about harms (E.G., death) and benefits (E.G., life) even when we cannot identify conscious wants, purposes, and so by: 3.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Robert F Weir books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns. Robert F. Weir. 07 Aug Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborn. Robert F Weir. 01 Oct Hardback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Stored Tissue Samples. Robert Weir () Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns. Oxford University Press, New York, – Oxford University Press, New York, – Google ScholarAuthor: Darlene Aulds Martin.

The moral dilemmas of selective nontreatment of handicapped newborns have been widely discussed in the United States since the early s. Weir's book is the first systematic ethical analysis of the pertinent legal and medical factors. His book is reviewed in light of the current government regulations and the formation of Infant Care Review Author: L. R. Churchill. Selective Treatment of Handicapped Newborns: Moral Dilemmas in Neonatal Medicine by Robert F. Weir (review) Robert L. Barry, Kathryn L. Moseley The Thomist: A Speculative Quarterly ReviewAuthor: Robert L. Barry, Kathryn L. Moseley.


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Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborn by Robert F. Weir Download PDF EPUB FB2

"An excellent, comprehensive book on the complex topic of the selective nontreatment of newborns with severe birth has done an exemplary job of codifying the wide range of current opinion on this subject and of offering cogent views on the strengths and weaknesses of each majorCited by: Selective nontreatment of handicapped newborns: Moral dilemmas in neonatal medicine [Robert F Weir] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Sharon Beckman.

Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns Moral Dilemmas in Neonatal Medicine Robert F. Weir. This important and timely book addresses one of the most complex issues in biomedical ethics: whether, and under what circumstances, life-prolonging treatment may be withheld from severely handicapped infants.

It continues with a description of the neonatal intensive care unit, pediatricians' views on selective nontreatment, the potential criminal liability involved in selective nontreatment, ethical options and criteria, clinical applications, and concludes with procedural recommendations.

The book is, in general, fair, balanced, and by: Robert Weir's book, Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns, successfully summarizes the current dilemmas and identifies areas of uncertainty and lack of knowledge which cloud the decision-making by: 3.

Robert F. Weir is the author of Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborn ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Physician-Assisted /5. BOOK REVIEWS TWO REVIEWS OF: Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborn book Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns Robert F.

Weir Oxford University Press, Madison Ave., New York, NYxii + pp., $ I. (Reprinted with permission of The Thomist.) For the past 15 years, Western society has witnessed the progressive •valuaAuthor: Catholic Physicians' Guild.

Theologian Robert Weir's2 Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns is a significant contribution to this debate. Weir surveys the views of pediatricians, lawyers, and ethicists on selective nontreatment and then proposes his own model for decisionmaking.

The book's unique strength is its interdisciplinary approach - an approach whichAuthor: Sharon Beckman. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Graham Clayden.

Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns: Moral dilemmas in neonatal medicine This article has no abstract; the first words appear below. This is the first book-length analysis of this. Catholic Physicians' Guild () "Book Reviews of Two Reviews of Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns by Robert F.

Weir -- Fundamentals of Ethics by John Finnis -- The Way of the Lord Jesus, Volume One: Christian Moral Principles by Germain Grisez," The Linacre Quarterly: Vol. 4, Article Author: Catholic Physicians' Guild. KIE: Weir is the author of Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns, a work that is the subject of four essays in this issue of Social Science and Medicine.

He describes the personal and social contexts in which his book was written, and relates events pertaining to the treatment of impaired newborns that have taken place since the work was by: 2. Infanticide: selective killing, selective punishment --The neonatal intensive care unit: locus for problematic cases --Pediatricians and selective nontreatment --Selective nontreatment and criminal liability --The law and handicapped infants --Options among ethicists --Ethical criteria --Clinical applications --Procedure: criteria, options.

©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC However, Neonatal Bioethics is less a contemporary update to such books as Robert Weir's classic Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns (Oxford University Press, ) than it is a probing reflection on neonatal medicine more along the lines of Shannon Brownlee's excellent Overtreated (Bloomsbury, ).

This book is one of the first attempts in the literature to comprehensively examine the issues relating to selective nontreatment of critically ill and handicapped infants.

As such, it should be considered an important : Jon F. Watchko. Robert F. Weir: Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns: Moral Dilemmas in Neonatal Medicine, Oxford University Press, New York,Pp.

[REVIEW] R. McMillan - - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 10 (2)   Robert F. Weir: Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns: Moral Dilemmas in Neonatal Medicine, Oxford University Press, New York,: Richard C.

McMillan. Although ''Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns'' was written before the Department of Health and Human Services' rules were released, it shows that their thrust is. that a young disabled child, often a baby, should not survive.

In the United Kingdom and elsewhere, such cases have provoked substantial debate in medical literature and the wider public domain. The issue has emerged and re-emerged across this period: recent examples include Re A (children) (conjoined twins: surgical separation) (),1 Glass v. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: Graham Clayden.KIE Frader's essay is one of four in this issue of Social Science and Medicine that discusses the issues raised by Robert F.

Weir in his book Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns.5 Severa l book s addres the medical-ethica aspect of neonata medicine. Two f the more outstanding are Richard C. Sparks, To Treat or Not to Treat: Bioethics and the Handicapped Newborn (NePaulistw), York;: an d Robert Weir, Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns (New York: Oxford University, ).