Clinical ethics is the study of, and response to, situations of moral complexity. It is a broad discipline and those who write about difficult decisions are not always seen as helpful to those charged with making difficult decisions. Nowhere are the decisions more difficult than in paediatrics.
Dominic Wilkinson is a relatively rare creature in the world of clinical ethics: he combines scholarship in philosophy with experience as a practising paediatrician. It is this combined expertise that makes this book a unique and invaluable contribution to the literature on paediatric decision-making.
Read the full book review at The Times Higher Eduction.