Benjamin S. Wilfond, a professor of pediatrics, directs the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics.
Oxygen and Estrogen
Article first published online: 18 NOV 2013
© 2013 by The Hastings Center
Hastings Center Report
Volume 43, Issue 6, page inside back cover, November-December 2013
How to Cite
Wilfond, B. S. (2013), Oxygen and Estrogen. Hastings Center Report, 43: inside back cover. doi: 10.1002/hast.234
- Issue published online: 18 NOV 2013
- Article first published online: 18 NOV 2013
Every so often, a bioethics controversy emerges that galvanizes our views. The Surfactant, Positive Pressure, and Oxygenation Randomized Trial mushroomed into a controversy of this sort this past year. In 2007, the “Ashley case,” involving the use of estrogen to attenuate the growth of a girl with profound disabilities, was similarly controversial. Some of the lessons from that debate, in which I was centrally involved, may help advance the discussion about SUPPORT.