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Decisions in the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit

November 11, 2018 

In this week’s New England Journal of Medicine, November 8, 2018, Vol. 379, No. 19, Page 1851, there is a detailed discussion of decision making for neo-natal babies in reference to hypoxic encephalopathy, degenerative neurologic diseases and even brain death. This article discusses ethical decisions in reference to when treatment is futile or should be… Read more >


Secrecy clouds efforts to track newborn blood tests

Darien, Conn. — For the first 99 days of his life, no one knew why little Peter O’Connor was so sick. He wasn’t growing. His eyes wouldn’t track. His skin was cold. Doctors should have known within his first week of life that the baby didn’t have a functioning thyroid gland, which produces hormones crucial… Read more >