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August 2015: Has neonatal dialysis become morally obligatory? Lessons from baby doe
In their article, Aaron Wightman and Jennifer Kett describe a situation with a seven-day-old baby born at term. The child had a kidney disease and doctors recommended the initiation of dialysis with the goal of pursuing kidney transplantation in about two years. But the baby’s parents did not wish to pursue dialysis or renal transplant. Should the parents’ refusal be accepted?
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