End of life care for infants with AIDS: ethical and legal issues.

Cynthia H Rushton, E. E. Hogue, C. A. Billett, K. Chapman, D. Greenberg-Friedman, M. Joyner, C. D. Park

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Complex cases involving end-of-life care for infants with AIDS raise a variety of ethical and legal concerns. Health care providers should understand the issues involving proper treatment, including adequate relief of pain at the end of life, and a context for examining the suffering of caregivers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-83, 94
JournalPediatric nursing
Volume19
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Terminal Care
Psychological Stress
Ethics
Health Personnel
Caregivers
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Pain
Therapeutics

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Rushton, C. H., Hogue, E. E., Billett, C. A., Chapman, K., Greenberg-Friedman, D., Joyner, M., & Park, C. D. (1993). End of life care for infants with AIDS: ethical and legal issues. Pediatric nursing, 19(1), 79-83, 94.

End of life care for infants with AIDS : ethical and legal issues. / Rushton, Cynthia H; Hogue, E. E.; Billett, C. A.; Chapman, K.; Greenberg-Friedman, D.; Joyner, M.; Park, C. D.

In: Pediatric nursing, Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.1993, p. 79-83, 94.

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Rushton, CH, Hogue, EE, Billett, CA, Chapman, K, Greenberg-Friedman, D, Joyner, M & Park, CD 1993, 'End of life care for infants with AIDS: ethical and legal issues.', Pediatric nursing, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 79-83, 94.
Rushton CH, Hogue EE, Billett CA, Chapman K, Greenberg-Friedman D, Joyner M et al. End of life care for infants with AIDS: ethical and legal issues. Pediatric nursing. 1993 Jan;19(1):79-83, 94.
Rushton, Cynthia H ; Hogue, E. E. ; Billett, C. A. ; Chapman, K. ; Greenberg-Friedman, D. ; Joyner, M. ; Park, C. D. / End of life care for infants with AIDS : ethical and legal issues. In: Pediatric nursing. 1993 ; Vol. 19, No. 1. pp. 79-83, 94.
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