Why Palliative Care for Children is Preferable to Euthanasia.
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.
The American journal of hospice & palliative care
Beneficence; Child; Child Welfare; Europe; Euthanasia; Humans; Palliative Care; Pediatrics; Terminal Care
Terminal Care; Euthanasia
Carter BS. Why Palliative Care for Children is Preferable to Euthanasia. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2016;33(1):5-7. doi:10.1177/1049909114542648