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Prior authorization for child and adolescent psychiatric patients deemed to be in need of inpatient psychiatric admission

Four million children and adolescents in the US suffer from a serious mental disorder that causes significant functional impairments at home, at school and with peers. In youth, many of these disorders can have life-long deleterious effects.

Moral considerations and in-utero babies

As life-saving technology increases, we must ensure that moral decision-making keeps up. Consider a baby in-utero, who has a large tumour likely to make normal birth difficult and dangerous, for mother and child. Attempts to deliver the