Withdrawal and limitation of life support in paediatric intensive care.

Goh, A.Y.; Lum, L.C.; Chan, P.W.; Bakar, F.; Chong, B.O. (1999) Withdrawal and limitation of life support in paediatric intensive care. Archives of disease in childhood, 80 (5). pp. 424-8. ISSN 1468-2044

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Abstract

Limitation of treatment is the most common mode of death in a developing country's PICU and active withdrawal is still not widely practised. Paediatricians in developing countries are becoming more proactive in managing death and dying but have to consider sociocultural and religious factors when making such decisions.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Archives of disease in childhood
Additional Information: Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, University Malaya Medical Centre
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cause of Death; Child; Child, Preschool;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2011 16:26
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2013 14:22
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/384

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