Providing life-saving health care to undocumented children

Controversies and ethical issues

Janine Young, Glenn Flores, Stephen Berman

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Abstract

Pediatricians and hospitals with special pediatric expertise are facing the dilemma of rationing care to uninsured, undocumented children, especially for expensive life-saving care such as transplants, chemotherapy, and dialysis. This article reviews a relevant case history and provides a review and discussion of the ethical and policy issues associated with this problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1316-1320
Number of pages5
JournalPediatrics
Volume114
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2004

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Keywords

  • Child health policy
  • Life-saving health care
  • Undocumented children

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Providing life-saving health care to undocumented children : Controversies and ethical issues. / Young, Janine; Flores, Glenn; Berman, Stephen.

In: Pediatrics, Vol. 114, No. 5, 11.2004, p. 1316-1320.

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Young, Janine ; Flores, Glenn ; Berman, Stephen. / Providing life-saving health care to undocumented children : Controversies and ethical issues. In: Pediatrics. 2004 ; Vol. 114, No. 5. pp. 1316-1320.
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