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Why Palliative Care for Children is Preferable to Euthanasia

Journal title
The American journal of hospice & palliative care
Publication year
2016
Author(s)
Carter, B. S.
Pages
5-7
Volume
33
Number
1

Recent laws in Europe now allow for pediatric euthanasia. The author reviews some rationale for caution, and addresses why ensuring the availability of pediatric palliative care is an important step before allowing pediatric euthanasia.

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