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Twenty Stories about How Children and Infants Die

David J. Bearison and Linda Granowetter

in The Edge of Medicine

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780195389272
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199979219 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.003.0003
Twenty Stories about How Children and Infants Die

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This chapter provides medical biographies of each of the 20 narrative cases (i.e., descriptions of patients' complicated medical conditions). They primarily are derived from patients' medical charts with help from their attending physicians. When appropriate, patients' or parents' narratives of patients' medical conditions are provided.

Keywords: cases; medical conditions; charts; physicians; patients; parents

Chapter.  10187 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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