Subject: Organ Transplant & Donation

Neuroethics, Organ Transplant & Donation, Philosophy & Ethics

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Requiring Consent for Apnea Testing in Brain Death Determination

Abstract The past decade has witnessed escalating legal and ethical challenges to the diagnosis of death by neurologic c...

Organ Transplant & Donation

Should Lack of Social Support Prevent Access to Organ Transplantation?

Abstract Transplantation programs commonly rely on clinicians’ judgments about patients’ social support (care from f...

Organ Transplant & Donation

Why It is Important to Consider Social Support When Assessing Organ Transplant Candidates?

Abstract The number of transplant surgeries has risen steadily in the last 30 years in the United States (US), while t...

Organ Transplant & Donation, Professional Ethics

When Patients Are Maintained to Improve Hospital Stats: A Case Study

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. A ProPublica investigation discovered a pattern in some transplant patients at Newark Beth Israe...

October 8, 2019

Clinical Trials & Studies, Health Care, Health Regulation & Law, HIV/AIDS, Informed Consent, Organ Transplant & Donation, Privacy, Public Health

Executive Order Changes Approaches to Treating Kidney Disease

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Few people would say that the system of payment and organ distribution is perfect. About 37 mill...

July 10, 2019

BioethicsTV, Decision making, Informed Consent, Organ Transplant & Donation

BioethicsTV (May 6-10) #TheResident; #ChicagoMed

Exploring ethical issues in medical dramas The Resident (Season 2; Episode 23): Unrepresented patient and substance abus...

May 14, 2019

BioethicsTV, Organ Transplant & Donation, Politics

BioethicsTV (April 21-May 2, 2019): #NewAmsterdam, #TheResident, #GreysAnatomy

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Exploring bioethical issues in television medical dramas New Amsterdam (Season 1; Episode 19): P...

May 3, 2019

End of Life Care, Organ Transplant & Donation

Is it Time for the DNE: Do Not ECMO

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. In the last few years, the hospital where I serve on the ethics committee has seen a dramatic up...

May 1, 2019

Animal Ethics, Clinical Trials & Studies, End of Life Care, Organ Transplant & Donation, Research Ethics, Science

When Pigs Fly

by Arthur Caplan, Ph.D. Researchers at Yale University recently reported an experiment in which they used an experimenta...

April 22, 2019

Organ Transplant & Donation, Reproductive Ethics, Research Ethics

Framing the diagnosis and treatment of absolute uterine factor infertility: Insights from in-depth interviews with uterus transplant trial participants

Abstract Background: Despite procedural innovations and increasing numbers of uterus transplant attempts worldwide, the...

BioethicsTV, Decision making, Organ Transplant & Donation, Pediatrics

BioethicsTV (February 18-22): #TheResident, #TheGoodDoctor, #ChicagoMed

“Examining ethical issues in TV medical dramas” Jump to The Resident (Season 2; Episode 15): Insurance Fraud and End...

February 25, 2019

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