Artificial feeding for a child with a degenerative disorder: a family’s view
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    Response to Charles Essex

    When the paper was first submitted it did not identify the patient's name or address nor where she was treated. Unfortunately I did not think to seek information on the treating team from the subscriber to ADC who submitted it on the family's behalf. I have checked the audit trail and remain uncertain as to how the acknowledgement found its way in - but I take full responsibility and apologise to anyone who feels bruised...

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    More is not necessarily better

    Dear Editor,

    Frances’s story raises several points. Firstly, I am sure I am not alone among readers in having every sympathy with Frances's mother and grandmother. I find it is a Canute-like task trying to stem the flood of expectation among professionals and parents that “more must be better”. There is an erroneous belief that more investigations, more professionals involved, more interventions, more physiotherap...

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