Pediatric patient on a hospital bed in the ICU

New Case Commentary: Responding to Parental Objections Over Testing for Death by Neurologic Criteria

Ian D. Wolfe

Clinical Ethicist Ian Wolfe, PhD, MA, RN, HEC-C, outlines an ethical approach to a challenging pediatric ethics case presented in the American Journal of Bioethics. Dr. Wolfe argues that: “[physicians] can move forward with testing for [death by neurological criteria] over parental objections.”