Ethics in Burn Care
47 ballots recorded

"A skin graft from a pediatric burn patient’s twin could improve outcomes but will cause pain, scarring, and other negative outcomes for the twin. Is it ethical to put the twin at risk to help her sister?"
"Yes, if the twins’ parents give consent." 2% (1)
"Yes, if the twins’ parents give consent, the donor twin assents, and an independent living donor advocate is involved." 70% (33)
"No" 23% (11)
"Is it appropriate to consider cosmetic outcomes during goals-of-care discussions for severely burned patients?"
"Yes" 79% (37)
"No" 4% (2)
"Undecided" 15% (7)

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