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  1. Decision-Making in the Critically Ill Neonate: Cultural Background V Individual Life Experiences.C. Hammerman, E. Kornbluth, O. Lavie, P. Zadka, Y. Aboulafia & A. I. Eidelman - 1997 - Journal of Medical Ethics 23 (3):164-169.
    OBJECTIVES: In treating critically ill neonates, situations occasionally arise in which aggressive medical treatment prolongs the inevitable death rather than prolonging life. Decisions as to limitation of neonatal medical intervention remain controversial and the primary responsibility of the generally unprepared family. This research was designed to study response patterns of expectant mothers towards treatment of critically ill and/or malformed infants. DESIGN/SETTING: Attitudes were studied via comprehensive questionnaires divided into three sections: 1-Sociodemographic data and prior personal experience with perinatal problems; 2-Theoretical (...)
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    Does Pregnancy Affect Medical Ethical Decision Making?C. Hammerman, O. Lavie, E. Kornbluth, J. Rabinson, M. S. Schimmel & A. I. Eidelman - 1998 - Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (6):409-413.
    OBJECTIVE: We studied and compared the attitudes of pregnant women v new mothers in an attempt to confirm changing patterns of maternal response towards medical ethical decision making in critically ill or malformed neonates. DESIGN: Data were obtained by questionnaires divided into three sections: 1. sociodemographic; 2. Theoretical principles which might be utilised in the decision-making process; 3. Hypothetical case scenarios, each followed by possible treatment options. RESULTS: Pregnant women (n = 545) consistently requested less aggressive medical intervention for the (...)
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    Response to Kottow.C. Hammerman & E. Kornbluth - 1998 - Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (4):280-281.
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    Deciding Who Lives.C. Hammerman - 1998 - Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (6):417-418.