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

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

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Abstract

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 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics

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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.