Quality of life and elective C-sections: defining limits to maternal and family interests

Journal of Clinical Ethics 23 (3):252-255 (2012)

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The author analyzes the lessons for ethics consultants presented by McCrary and colleagues in their case, “Elective Delivery Before 39 Weeks’ Gestation: Reconciling Maternal, Fetal, and Family Interests in Challenging Circumstances.” Clinical ethics cases that involve different specialists representing the best interests of different parties in a case, such as this case involving neonatologists and perinatologists, are complex and time-consuming. The author concludes that ethics must insure the interests of the fetus and future person are not subsumed to the interests of those with a voice, without deliberate reflection and strong ethical justification
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