Tag Archives: Ethics

Murky Guidance

After the OHRP meetings and their evaluation of the SUPPORT controversy, the OHRP have now released what they call “Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care“ The conclusion of the draft guidance starts with … Continue reading

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The voice of Parents, now in print.

Katharina Staub and other parents have written and published an article in Acta Paediatrica. ‘ Our child is not just a gestational age‘. In the NICU babies are often referred to by how many weeks they spent in the uterus, … Continue reading

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Executive Function?

Raju TNK, Mercer BM, Burchfield DJ, Joseph GF. Periviable birth: executive summary of a Joint Workshop by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College … Continue reading

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Public citizen are becoming a public danger

Public citizen are at it again, they have written another letter to the director of the DHHSS to try and follow up on their previous nonsense. I didn’t write about this when I first heard about it, as 1. it … Continue reading

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Leave my renal nerves alone, please.

Not having looked after an adult for many years (although I did do a year of postgraduate training in adult internal medicine before switching to paediatrics; I thought I should practice on the old ones before subjecting children to my … Continue reading

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Communicating with parents, and decision making for the extremely immature infant

The other two articles that I mentioned in the last post, from the new issue of Seminars in Perinatology, were written to discuss a framework for decision making for the extremely immature infant. (Dupont-Thibodeau A, Barrington KJ, Farlow B, Janvier … Continue reading

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Still Perpetuating Prejudice Against Preterms

Our commentary has just been published in Paediatrics and Child Health, the CPS journal together with a response from the Society. (they seem to be open access, but I am not certain). I am disappointed by the response, but not … Continue reading

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