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American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statements

  1. Do not resuscitate orders in schools. Committee on School Health and Committee on Bioethics. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics 2000;105:878-9.
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and Committee on Bioethics. Foregoing life-sustaining medical treatment in abused children. Pediatrics 2000;106:1151-3.
  3. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Bioethics and Committee on Hospital Care. Palliative care for children. Pediatrics 2000;106:351-7.
  4. The pediatrician and childhood bereavement. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. Pediatrics 2000;105:445-7.
  5. Ethics and the care of critically ill infants and children. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics. Pediatrics 1996;98:149-52.
  6. American Academy of Pediatrics Child Life Council and Committee on Hospital Care, Wilson JM. Child life services. Pediatrics 2006;118:1757-63.
  7. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Fetus and Newborn, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery, Canadian Paediatric Society Fetus and Newborn Committee, Batton DG, Barrington KJ, Wallman C. Prevention and management of pain in the neonate: an update. Pediatrics 2006;118:2231-41.
  8. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Fetus and Newborn, Bell EF. Noninitiation or withdrawal of intensive care for high-risk newborns. Pediatrics 2007;119:401-3.
  9. Committee on Child Health Financing, Section on Home Care, American Academy of Pediatrics. Financing of pediatric home health care. Committee on Child Health Financing, Section on Home Care, American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics 2006;118:834-8.
  10. Fallat ME, Deshpande JK, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery, Section on Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and Committee on Bioethics. Do-not-resuscitate orders for pediatric patients who require anesthesia and surgery. Pediatrics 2004;114:1686-92.
  11. MacDonald H, American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Fetus and Newborn. Perinatal care at the threshold of viability. Pediatrics 2002;110:1024-7.
  12. Zempsky WT, Cravero JP, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics 2004;114:1348-56.