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The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU

A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts.
February 2008

Time neither heals nor absolves after romantic involvement

However, is it a breach of ethical standards if the content of their discussion about life stresses was minimal and the subsequent social gathering described here happened many years later? ... Ethical standards from ACP, the American Medical Association
October 2008

A patient finds that his treatment is worse than the disease

Notably, there are no ethical or legal distinctions between withholding a treatment and withdrawing a previously consented treatment after it has been started. ... Another reason may be that the cardiologist and patient are unaware of the ethical and
June 2008

Social networking is a hit but will it change practice?

issues. Have a comment about the latest Ethical Dilemmas column by guest commentator Paul S.
April 2009

Physician should transfer records regardless of patient's bill

In addition to the ethical consequences of withholding treatment from patients, there may be legal consequences as well. ... In the above case, the current care provider can attempt to call the previous physician and explain the ethical and legal
May 2008

Editor's Note

Another new column, moderated by distinguished medical ethicist Lachlan Forrow, FACP, focuses on common ethical dilemmas faced by clinicians.
January 2008

Do placebos have a place in clinical practice?

See sidebar: “Are placebos ethical?”). “It's clear from the research that there is a disconnect between the current official standards of what is legitimate and not legitimate in terms of ... Tilburt said. “Placebos create huge moral dilemmas for
April 2009

Son's plea to prolong life at any cost sparks ethical quandary

What ethical grounds could ICU staff have for refusing, allowing her to die when she might live?
September 2008

Editor's Note: Family ties help close the generation gap

We have received many responses to our new columns, Ethical Dilemmas by Lachlan Forrow, FACP, and Mindful Medicine by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP.
April 2008

HeLa, HIPAA and the ethics of informed consent

What is interesting to me about the Henrietta Lacks story is comparing the evolution of biomedical research ethics in that era (1940s-70s) with the ethical dilemmas that face us today. ... Is it a witch-hunt, or is the cleansing of these relationships
June 2020

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