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Baby W and the Fraught Landscape of Paediatric Medical Decision-Making
James A Anderson and Andrew Helmers reflect on the recent Baby W case and call for clarity regarding the limits of both parental and medical authority in medical decision-making for children.
Beneficent Paternalism in the NICU: Improving Shared Decision-Making
Rashad Rehman, Nipa Chauhan and Rebecca Greenberg argue that beneficent paternalism should be integrated into shared decision-making in the NICU to maximize the patient’s best interests.