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Balancing Parental Wishes with Medical Judgment
Doctor and parents have conflicting views and wishes in designing treatment plan for an 18-month-old child, critically ill with a rare form of pediatric cancer. Commentary by Joal Hill, JD, MPH Jonathan Roland, an 18-month-old boy diagnosed with a rare form of pediatric cancer 4 months ago, is critically ill. Initial chest surgery and chemotherapy went well, but complications developed 3 months into treatment. His parents agreed to emergency surgery, even though Jonathan was at high risk fordoi:10.1001/virtualmentor.2003.5.1.ccas1-0301 pmid:23267680 fatcat:ig4fytlyxjfktait336lvw3smm