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Settling for second best: when should doctors agree to parental demands for suboptimal medical treatment?

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  • Tara Nair Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaOxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Julian Savulescu Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jim Everett Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UKDepartment of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ryan Tonkens Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dominic Wilkinson Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UKDepartment of Paediatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Tara Nair, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; trnai1{at}student.monash.edu
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Nair T, Savulescu J, Everett J, et al
Settling for second best: when should doctors agree to parental demands for suboptimal medical treatment?

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  • Received 16 February 2016
  • Revised 20 December 2016
  • Accepted 15 June 2017
  • Published in print 6 October 2017.
  • Published first 25 September 2017.

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