Parental Requests for Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation in Children with Overwhelming Neurological Injury


Sconyers/Godfrey Bioethics Grand Rounds

Commentator: Walter Robinson, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University
Case Presenters: Margaret Hood, MD and Sid Gospe, MD, PhD, Seattle Children’s Hospital


Drs. Robinson, Hood, and Gospe discuss how to navigate disagreements between parents and providers about the use long-term mechanical ventilation, tracheostomies and gastrostomy tubes in children with profound neurological injuries.