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<i>Lifesavers</i>

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?

Published in print April 1999 | ISBN: 9780192630889
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723568 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0021
Lifesavers

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This chapter presents a 1992 commentary on neonatal pediatricians' dedication to their patients. The ‘never say die’ attitude is more common pediatricians than in other medical specialities, possibly because the practice itself is the least concerned with death, and the close ties doctors form with their patients and families.

Keywords: neonatal care; neonates; medical care; medical practice

Chapter.  1587 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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