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The Intensive Care Lifeboat: a survey of lay attitudes to rationing dilemmas in neonatal intensive care

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Background Resuscitation and treatment of critically ill newborn infants is associated with relatively high mortality, morbidity and cost. Guidelines relating to resuscitation have traditionally focused on the best interests of infants. There are, however, limited resources available in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), meaning that difficult decisions sometimes need to be made. This study explores the intuitions of lay people (non-health professionals) regarding resou... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12910-016-0152-y

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Savulescu, J
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WT106587/Z
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Wilkinson, D
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WT106587/Z
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Medical Ethics Journal website
Volume:
17
Article number:
69
Publication date:
2016-11-08
Acceptance date:
2016-06-03
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1472-6939
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625758
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2016-06-08

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