Making Room for Alternatives

TitleMaking Room for Alternatives
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsWells, R, Sheldon, M
JournalHastings Center Report
PublisherHastings Center
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
Accession Number3160235
KeywordsALTERNATIVE , Medical , TRANSCULTURAL , United
AbstractExamines a medical case involving a Southeast Asian boy undergoing hemodialysis treatment in the United States, whose parents express distrust on medical personnel and prefers alternative healing instead. Medical history of the patient; Ethical issues raised on the case; Legal status of a state when parents engage in behavior that constitutes harm or neglect.
NotesSource Info: May/Jun2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p26; Subject Term: TRANSCULTURAL medical care; Subject Term: MEDICAL ethics; Subject Term: ALTERNATIVE medicine; Subject Term: UNITED States; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article
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