QD: News Every Day--Medical practitioners seen as more honest, ethical than other professionals. ... Medical professionals, especially nurses, are perceived as vastly more ethical than other professions, a Gallup poll found.
Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain. Medical ethical issues confront physicians daily. ... Many ethical decision points are rather quotidian, not situations that would serve as content for bioethical conferences.
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
Informed consent is a commonly discussed concept, but the closely related issue of “informed refusal” raises its own set of ethical questions for physicians.
Image by AndreyPopov. Dr. Bledsoe, the Immediate Past Chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee, detailed this dilemma via email among several other personal experiences. ... BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:200-208. [PMID: 27009311].
The ethics of performance measurement. For years I have argued that performance measurement has significant potential for unintended consequences. ... We could argue that performance measurement raises important concerns about professionalism, if indeed
The proliferation of right-to-try legislation might create treatment challenges for doctors as well, said Tom Bledsoe, MD, FACP, chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee. ... Bledsoe, who was speaking personally and not in his
A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. ... Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU.
From a preventive ethics perspective, the attending hospitalist should never have had to face this ethical dilemma. ... Lachlan Forrow, FACP, is director of the Ethics Support Service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and associate
online. Payments should be commensurate with the time, effort and actual expense on the research project, according to Lois Snyder, director of the College's Center for Ethics and Professionalism. ... a community-based office, contact Lois Snyder, JD,