Dominic Wilkinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Cool heads: ethical issues associated with therapeutic hypothermia for newborns
    Dominic J Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Acta Paediatr 98:217-20. 2009
  2. ncbi How much weight should we give to parental interests in decisions about life support for newborn infants?
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford
    Monash Bioeth Rev 20:13.1-25. 2010
  3. ncbi "We don't have a crystal ball..." Neonatologists' views on prognosis, magnetic resonance imaging and treatment withdrawal for infants with birth asphyxia
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, and Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, The University of Oxford
    Monash Bioeth Rev 29:05.1-19. 2010
  4. doi Ethical and practical issues relating to the global use of therapeutic hypothermia for perinatal asphyxial encephalopathy
    D J Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 96:F75-8. 2011
  5. doi Antenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18, harm and parental choice
    Dominic J C Wilkinson
    Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, The University of Oxford, UK
    J Med Ethics 36:644-5. 2010
  6. doi MRI and withdrawal of life support from newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Dominic Wilkinson
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, Badenoch Building, Headington, UK
    Pediatrics 126:e451-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Ethical challenges in the use of therapeutic hypothermia in Indian neonatal units
    Dominic J Wilkinson
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford, Ethox Centre, UK
    Indian Pediatr 47:387-93. 2010
  8. doi The self-fulfilling prophecy in intensive care
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford, Badenoch Building, Headington OX3 7LF, UK
    Theor Med Bioeth 30:401-10. 2009
  9. doi The window of opportunity: decision theory and the timing of prognostic tests for newborn infants
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bioethics 23:503-14. 2009
  10. doi Bedside algorithms for managing desaturation in ventilated preterm infants: a randomised crossover trial
    Dominic J Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Neonatology 95:306-10. 2009

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi Cool heads: ethical issues associated with therapeutic hypothermia for newborns
    Dominic J Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Acta Paediatr 98:217-20. 2009
    ..These issues are not unique to therapeutic hypothermia. They include the extrapolation of evidence from trials to clinical care, as well as the impact of hypothermia on prognosis and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment...
  2. ncbi How much weight should we give to parental interests in decisions about life support for newborn infants?
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford
    Monash Bioeth Rev 20:13.1-25. 2010
    ..In some situations parents' welfare interests outweigh those of the infant. However, I argue that this would not justify treatment limitation except in the setting of severe impairment...
  3. ncbi "We don't have a crystal ball..." Neonatologists' views on prognosis, magnetic resonance imaging and treatment withdrawal for infants with birth asphyxia
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, and Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, The University of Oxford
    Monash Bioeth Rev 29:05.1-19. 2010
    ....
  4. doi Ethical and practical issues relating to the global use of therapeutic hypothermia for perinatal asphyxial encephalopathy
    D J Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 96:F75-8. 2011
    ..This will reduce the burden of disease and allow health workers to determine rapidly which infants are most eligible for potential neuroprotection...
  5. doi Antenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18, harm and parental choice
    Dominic J C Wilkinson
    Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, The University of Oxford, UK
    J Med Ethics 36:644-5. 2010
    ..We should ensure that infants with trisomy 18 have access to high quality palliative care...
  6. doi MRI and withdrawal of life support from newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Dominic Wilkinson
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, Badenoch Building, Headington, UK
    Pediatrics 126:e451-8. 2010
    ..There is an urgent need for improved prognostic research into HIE...
  7. ncbi Ethical challenges in the use of therapeutic hypothermia in Indian neonatal units
    Dominic J Wilkinson
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford, Ethox Centre, UK
    Indian Pediatr 47:387-93. 2010
    ..Cooling may also affect decisions about treatment withdrawal, and may create uncertainty about prognosis. It may exacerbate ethical problems relating to lack of neonatal intensive care bed space...
  8. doi The self-fulfilling prophecy in intensive care
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, The University of Oxford, Badenoch Building, Headington OX3 7LF, UK
    Theor Med Bioeth 30:401-10. 2009
    ..To minimize the effects of SFPs, it is essential to carefully collect and appraise evidence about prognosis. Doctors need to be honest with themselves and with patients and their families about uncertainty and the limits of knowledge...
  9. doi The window of opportunity: decision theory and the timing of prognostic tests for newborn infants
    Dominic Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Bioethics 23:503-14. 2009
    ..This may prompt further research into improving prognostic tests. But it may also prompt us to reconsider our current attitudes towards the palliative care of newborn infants predicted to be severely impaired...
  10. doi Bedside algorithms for managing desaturation in ventilated preterm infants: a randomised crossover trial
    Dominic J Wilkinson
    The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Neonatology 95:306-10. 2009
    ..Desaturation episodes occur commonly in ventilated preterm infants. It is not clear how best to reduce the frequency and duration of desaturation...
  11. doi The window of opportunity for treatment withdrawal
    Dominic Wilkinson
    Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, Littlegate House, St Ebbes, Oxford, England
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:211-5. 2011
    ..I argue that it is, at least sometimes, ethical and appropriate for physicians and parents to be influenced by the window of opportunity in their decisions about life-sustaining treatment...
  12. doi "Neglected personhood" and neglected questions: remarks on the moral significance of consciousness
    Dominic Wilkinson
    University of Oxford, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Littlegate House, Oxford, UK
    Am J Bioeth 8:31-3. 2008