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Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Jane Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Music therapy is an internationally recognized field of professional evidence-based practice. Qualified music therapists use the engaging, non-verbal aspects of music to create relationships in which ... More


Humanizing Childbirth to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality: A National Effort in Brazil

Daphne Rattner, Isa Paula Hamouche Abreu, Maria José de Oliveira Araújo, and Adson Roberto França Santos

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter throws light on the care offered to delivering women: no early admission, amniotomy only according to the partogram, no routine or liberal use of oxytocin, defined protocols, freedom of ... More


Communication and psychosocial issues within neonatal palliative care

Alexandra Mancini and Paula Abramson

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter introduces the fast-developing specialty of neonatal palliative care within the wider context of palliative care. It sets the scene for understanding the intricacies and challenges faced ... More


Lifesavers

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1992 commentary on neonatal pediatricians' dedication to their patients. The ‘never say die’ attitude is more common pediatricians than in other medical specialities, possibly ... More


Humane limits

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1988 commentary on the implications of developments in neonatal medicine on resource allocation. It claims that success, as measured by the increased survival of neonates once ... More


Arbitrary vs discretionary decisions

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1990 commentary on care for seriously compromised newborn infants. It considers questions about how decisions should be made about initiating costly, all-out modern treatment ... More


Power plays

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1991 commentary about the power shift in decision-making for seriously compromised infants. It argues that the shift in power from decision by parents and trusted advisers to ... More


Intruding in private tragedies

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1988 commentary on the growing public interest in decisions involving the fate of very small or severely malformed neonates. It says that parents' agony over treat or let-be ... More


Twenty Stories About How Children Die

David J. Bearison

in When Treatment Fails: How medicine cares for dying children

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156126
eISBN:
9780199999873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156126.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides stories of what it is like for children to die in hospitals. The stories presented also show what it is like for the families and the medical staff upon learning that the child ... More


Justice defined as fairness

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1996 commentary on efforts to promote a uniform practice for aggressive resuscitation of marginally-viable infants based on value judgments of policymakers. The rescue ... More


Premature and Compromised Neonates

Ian R. Holzman

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores health care resource allocation issues and ethical problems related to premature and compromised neonates. Neonatal intensive care is expensive, and decisions about treatment ... More


Resolution of insoluble dilemmas

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1995 commentary on the dilemmas arising from the birth of marginally-viable newborn infants. It considers the ‘positive programme’ (obligatory initial life support) which ... More


futility of care: my life without me

marina boykova

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0079
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses the film My Life Without Me (2003) to set the stage for a discussion of futility of care. The film tells the life story of Ann (Sarah Polley), a young woman rendered a diagnosis of ... More


Who defines ‘futility’?

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0038
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1997 commentary on treatment for compromised neonates. It cites the growing number of parents who insist on treatments for their children — treatments that doctors know are ... More


A ‘win’ in medical Russian roulette

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0045
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1997 commentary on the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) trial for neonates with respiratory failure. The ECMO experiences shows that there are significant national ... More


The Maximin/Leximin Theory: In Real Life

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Setting Health-Care Priorities: What Ethical Theories Tell Us

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190946883
eISBN:
9780190946913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946883.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The maximin/leximin theory is applied in real medical life. The general result, in relation to any welfare state assuming its global obligations, is that more resources ought to be directed to the ... More


Utilitarianism: In Real Life

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Setting Health-Care Priorities: What Ethical Theories Tell Us

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190946883
eISBN:
9780190946913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946883.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Utilitarianism (with or without a prioritarian amendment) is applied in real medical life. The general result, in relation to any welfare state assuming its global obligations, is that more resources ... More


Rival Moral Traditions and the Miracle Baby

Cheryl Mattingly

in Moral Laboratories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

How can the moral ordinary provide a place to critique and contest it? This chapter takes us into a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), where parents watch over their critically ill newborn. The ... More


Preferences

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1993 commentary on treatment choices for neonates. It considers a proposed observational study dubbed as a ‘preference trial’: the systematic follow up of patient cohorts ... More


futility in the nicu: my life without me

sadath a. sayeed

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0080
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the film My Life Without Me (2003) to set the stage for a discussion of the issue of futility of care. The film tells the story of Ann (Sarah Polley), who is diagnosed with ... More


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