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Perceived role in end-of-life decision making in the NICU affects long-term parental grief response ADC Fetal & Neonatal Edition, 01/11/2013  Review Article

Caeymaex L et al. – Shared decision making (DM) is increasingly advocated as the most appropriate model to support parents confronted with end–of–life (EoL) decisions for a child in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In decisions to forego life–sustaining treatment in the NICU, the perception of a shared decision is associated in the long term with lower grief scores than perceptions of the other types of DM.

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