Advice on resolving disagreements with the families of critically ill children
Nick Evans Health writer
Nuffield Council on Bioethics issues briefing on how nurses should manage cases where parents can come into conflict with decisions about life-sustaining treatment
There have always been disagreements between healthcare staff and the parents of acutely ill children, and high-profile cases such as those involving Charlie Gard, Alfie Evans and Isaiah Haastrup show how acute these disagreements can become.
Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 4, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.4.8.s8