Subject: End of Life Care

End of Life Care, Pharmaceuticals

The Code Blue Pharmacist 

A patient coded at my hospital without having clear guidelines about what he wanted for treatment plan. It left the hosp...

May 13, 2022

End of Life Care

COVID-19 Pandemic Imposes Clear End-Of-Life Decisions Criteria

by Carlo Bellieni, MD During the COVID-19 pandemic, end-of-life decision criteria for dying patients were the focus...

October 20, 2020

End of Life Care, Informed Consent, Technology

Improving the Informed Consent Process for Seniors Regarding AICDs: The Need for Bioethici...

by Arnold R. Eiser, MD MACP Our healthcare system is failing our most senior citizens by assuming they want and need to ...

July 17, 2020

Editorial-AJOB, End of Life Care

Brain Death Testing: Time for National Uniformity

This post appears in the June issue of the American Journal of Bioethics. by Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD It is time to revis...

June 2, 2020

End of Life Care, Health Care, Public Health

Is Family Presence Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

by Stephen P. Wood, MS, ACNP-BC I stood facing the iPad attached to a rolling stand punching in the phone number of the ...

June 1, 2020

Decision making, End of Life Care, Ethics, Health Care, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Public Health, Social Justice, Technology

Balancing COVID-19 Quantity and Quality of Care via Geographic Redistribution: A Matter of...

by Joyeeta G Dastidar, MD In New York City, the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country with a quarter of the ...

May 26, 2020

End of Life Care, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Politics, Public Health

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Ventilators

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed b...

April 22, 2020

End of Life Care, Ethics, Professional Ethics, Professionalism, Public Health

Just Say No: Without PPE, No One Should be Doing Potentially Risky Procedures on Patients ...

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. A regular flurry of articles demonstrate the high cost that health care providers pay for their ...

April 7, 2020

Editorial-AJOB, End of Life Care, Ethics

Using Implementation Science to Enact Specific Ethical Norms: The Case of Code Status Poli...

This editorial presented by the American Journal of Bioethics. You can see the April 2020 issue by clicking here. by Emi...

March 27, 2020

BioethicsTV, Decision making, End of Life Care, Professional Ethics, Professionalism, Psychiatric Ethics

BioethicsTV (March 17-26, 2020)

“Exploring ethical issues in TV medical dramas” by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The Resident (Seasons 3; Episode 18): Mainta...

March 27, 2020

End of Life Care, Informed Consent, Justice, Professional Ethics, Public Health

Advance Directives to resolve Conflicts of Commitment in COVID-19 Triage Proposals

by Steven H. Miles, MD In the face of the COVID-9 pandemic, many bioethicists are turning their attention to scholarship...

March 14, 2020

BioethicsTV, Clinical Trials & Studies, End of Life Care, Genetics, Informed Consent

BioethicsTV (Feb. 24-28): #TheGoodDoctor #NewAmsterdam #ChicagoMed

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The Good Doctor (Season 3; Episode 16):Who consents when there is more than one personality; New...

March 2, 2020

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