Laurence B McCullough

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Deliberative clinical ethics: getting back to basics in the work of clinical ethics and clinical ethicists
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza MS 420, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    J Med Philos 39:1-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Critical appraisal of clinical judgment: an essential dimension of clinical ethics
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS 420, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    J Med Philos 38:1-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The professional medical ethics model of decision making under conditions of clinical uncertainty
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:141S-158S. 2013
  4. doi request reprint To sleep or not to sleep, that is the question
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1033-4. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Medical tort falls short in court
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77356, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1303-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Fiduciary economization: your wealth or your health
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:858-60. 2007
  7. pmc The physician's professional role in end-of-life decision-making: voices of racially and ethnically diverse physicians
    Ursula K Braun
    Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, The Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Department of Veteran Affairs, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:3-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Conflict of credentialing: accolade or unfair trade
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1511-2. 2009
  9. doi request reprint When money and principles clash: the ethics of a surgical teaching service
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1115-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint To transfer or not to transfer, that is the question
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1337-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. doi request reprint Deliberative clinical ethics: getting back to basics in the work of clinical ethics and clinical ethicists
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza MS 420, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    J Med Philos 39:1-7. 2014
    ..The final paper appraises the systematic review, a scholarly tool for tracking the basic concepts of clinical ethics in the literature. ..
  2. doi request reprint Critical appraisal of clinical judgment: an essential dimension of clinical ethics
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS 420, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    J Med Philos 38:1-5. 2013
    ..By becoming commonplace, such critical appraisals of clinical judgment become essential to clinical ethics...
  3. doi request reprint The professional medical ethics model of decision making under conditions of clinical uncertainty
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:141S-158S. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint To sleep or not to sleep, that is the question
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:1033-4. 2010
    ..The chief surgeon knows that the case about to be started is a type IV thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair to be followed by a carotid endarterectomy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Medical tort falls short in court
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77356, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1303-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Fiduciary economization: your wealth or your health
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:858-60. 2007
  7. pmc The physician's professional role in end-of-life decision-making: voices of racially and ethnically diverse physicians
    Ursula K Braun
    Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, The Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Department of Veteran Affairs, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:3-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to describe values and beliefs guiding physicians' EOL decision-making and explore the relationship between physicians' race/ethnicity and their decision-making...
  8. doi request reprint Conflict of credentialing: accolade or unfair trade
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1511-2. 2009
    ..The chief of staff, who will make the final recommendation to the hospital board of directors, is a member of the applicant's group practice. What recommendation should the chief of vascular surgery make to the chief of staff?..
  9. doi request reprint When money and principles clash: the ethics of a surgical teaching service
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1115-6. 2013
    ..You clarify that you will do the procedure but that this is a teaching hospital and residents provide excellent assistance and postoperative care. He is resolute in demanding that only grown-up surgeons provide his care. ..
  10. doi request reprint To transfer or not to transfer, that is the question
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 49:1337-8. 2009
    ..D. Take the matter to the ethics committee to prevent transfer. E. Call the wife and children to schedule an exploratory family conference and insist they come to a decision...
  11. ncbi request reprint A helping hand bitten: an ethical response to medical malpractice suits
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:422-5. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Are ethics practical when externals impact your clinical judgment?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1282-4. 2007
  13. pmc Voices of African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic surrogates on the burdens of end-of-life decision making
    Ursula K Braun
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Section of Health Services Research, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:267-74. 2008
    ..End-of-life decisions are frequently made by patients' surrogates. Race and ethnicity may affect such decision making. Few studies have described how different racial/ethnic groups experience end-of-life surrogate decision making...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physicians' silent decisions: because patient autonomy does not always come first
    Simon N Whitney
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77098 3926, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:33-8. 2007
    ..However, if a test or treatment is unlikely to yield a net benefit, disclosure and discussion are at times unnecessary. Appropriate silent decisions are ethically justified by such considerations as patient benefit or economy of time...
  15. doi request reprint Medicine versus religion in the surgical intensive care unit: who is in charge?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:1146-7. 2013
    ..Today, the director told the attending that the hospital would absorb the overall cost until the patient dies and that the unfavorable press from stopping care is unacceptable. The chief of surgery should:..
  16. ncbi request reprint Missed expectations? Physicians' views of patients' participation in medical decision-making
    Amy L McGuire
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77098, USA
    Med Care 43:466-70. 2005
    ..Our objective was to identify and characterize physicians' attitudes toward patient participation in decision-making and to gain insight into how they consequently think about and structure the decision-making process...
  17. doi request reprint Business dealings with a patient: money never sleeps
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:856-7. 2011
    ..C Do not invest without consulting with your attorney. D Do not invest. You have already been paid for services rendered. E Invest provided you forego future medical relationships with M.O. as the attending physician...
  18. doi request reprint La frontera: responsibly managing borders and boundaries in clinical ethics
    Laurence B McCullough
    Dalton Tomlin Chair in Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza MS 420, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    J Med Philos 35:1-6. 2010
    ..The fourth and fifth papers explore the borders and boundaries between research ethics and clinical ethics...
  19. doi request reprint Beyond shared decision making: an expanded typology of medical decisions
    Simon N Whitney
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Houston, TX 77098 3926, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:699-705. 2008
    ..Conflict resolution requires acknowledging the potential for conflict...
  20. pmc Reconceptualizing the experience of surrogate decision making: reports vs genuine decisions
    Ursula K Braun
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:249-53. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Ethics of refusal to treat patients as a social statement
    James W Jones
    The Center for Health Policy and Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1057-9. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Institutional futility: factual or phony?
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:169-70. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Therapeutic boundary intersection disaffection
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77356, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1116-8. 2008
  24. doi request reprint A critical analysis of the concept and discourse of 'unborn child'
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine MS420, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:34-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that the ethical concept of the fetus as a patient should replace the discourse of "unborn child" when that phrase is used normatively...
  25. pmc Patient autonomy for the management of chronic conditions: a two-component re-conceptualization
    Aanand D Naik
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center 152, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Bioeth 9:23-30. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Operative simulcasts: patient's donations to surgeon's education
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:476-7. 2008
  27. doi request reprint The shifting sands of senility: canceled consent
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:237-8. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint Practicing preventive ethics-the keys to avoiding ethical conflicts in health care
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Physician Exec 31:18-21. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethically justified clinical strategies for promoting geriatric assent
    John Coverdale
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:151-7. 2006
    ..To develop ethically justified clinical strategies for promoting geriatric assent with a focus on the application of professional virtues...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ethics of over-scheduling: when enough becomes too much
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:635-6. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Standard of care: what does it really mean?
    James W Jones
    Center for Helath Policy and Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:1255-7. 2004
  32. doi request reprint Focus on patient management: responsibly managing psychiatric inpatient refusal of medical or surgical diagnostic work-up
    J S Swindell
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, MS 420, Houston, TX 77007, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:868-70. 2010
    ..Assisted decision making and assent are key management strategies for promoting patients' autonomy and for protecting against adverse consequences of decision making...
  33. doi request reprint A case study in unethical transgressive bioethics: "Letter of concern from bioethicists" about the prenatal administration of dexamethasone
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    Am J Bioeth 10:35-45. 2010
    ..The Letter of Concern is a case study in unethical transgressive bioethics. We call on fetaldex.org to withdraw the letter and for co-signatories to withdraw their approval of it...
  34. pmc Preventing life-sustaining treatment by default
    Ursula K Braun
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:250-6. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Clinical care checklists: salvations or frustrations?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1429-30. 2011
    ..B. Form a committee to evaluate the data. C. Wait for confirming papers to appear in the surgical literature. D. Start a pilot study with volunteer surgeons. E. Move to a new hospital where the staff is more progressive...
  36. doi request reprint When is medical industry backing lacking?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1810-1. 2012
    ..How should Dr Krasia respond to Megastint's offer of financial support and to become a training center?..
  37. doi request reprint Operating one-handed: emergency treatment of Jehovah's Witnesses
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 57:573-5. 2013
    ..You have avoided operating on Jehovah's Witness patients because of the added unnecessary risk they pose. Your assistant is of like mind. What is the best ethical course at this time?..
  38. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive ethical framework for responsibly designing and conducting pharmacologic research that involves pregnant women
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:901-7. 2005
    ..We present and defend ethically justified guidelines for pharmacologic research that involves pregnant women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Preventive ethics for including women of childbearing potential in clinical trials
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1221-7. 2006
    ..We present a preventive ethics approach for including women of childbearing potential in clinical trials...
  40. ncbi request reprint From premiums to payouts: who's behind the malpractice crisis, anyway?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:635-8. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Painted into a corner: unexpected complications in treating a Jehovah's Witness
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:425-8. 2006
  42. pmc Principal investigator views of the IRB system
    Simon N Whitney
    Department of Family, Community Medicine, Houston Center for Education, Research on Therapeutics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77098 3926, USA
    Int J Med Sci 5:68-72. 2008
    ..Significant concern was expressed about the cost, inefficiency, and irrationality of IRB review. The IRB system works well for some researchers, but our results indicate that other investigators feel the costs outweigh the benefits...
  43. ncbi request reprint Power, integrity, and trust in the managed practice of medicine: lessons from the history of medical ethics
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
    Soc Philos Policy 19:180-211. 2002
  44. doi request reprint Resolution of retribution
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:244-5. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Assisted and surrogate decision making for pregnant patients who have schizophrenia
    John H Coverdale
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:659-64. 2004
    ..These strategies should substantially enhance patients' autonomy in the psychiatrist-patient relationship and contribute to the quality of their psychiatric and obstetric care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Other people's money: ethics, finances, and bad outcomes
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:863-5. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint The ethics of operating on a family member
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:1033-5. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint The ethics of odd ideas, good science, and academic freedom
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:1074-6. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Withdrawal of life-sustaining low-burden care
    Laurence B McCullough
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:176-7. 2005
    ..You do not reside in Oregon. What is your most ethical course of action?..
  50. ncbi request reprint Informed consent
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Perinatol 34:275-85, vi. 2007
    ..This article provides an account of the physician's obligations in the informed consent process in terms of ethics and law...
  51. ncbi request reprint An impaired surgeon, a conflict of interest, and supervisory responsibilities
    James W Jones
    The Center for Health Policy and Medical Ethics, Baylor Medical College, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 135:449-51. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Ethics of unprofessional behavior that disrupts: crossing the line
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:433-5. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Patient-originated futility insight: ethical right or ethical plight?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:237-9. 2011
  54. ncbi request reprint Ethics of professional courtesy
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1140-1. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Ethics of boutique medical practice
    James W Jones
    The Center for Health Policy and Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:1354-5. 2004
  56. doi request reprint An ethical framework for the responsible leadership of accountable care organizations
    Laurence B McCullough
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 3411, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:189-94. 2012
    ..Sustainable organizational cultures of fiduciary professionalism will require commitment of organizational resources and constant vigilance over the intellectual and moral integrity of organizational culture...
  57. doi request reprint The history of ethical decision making in neonatal intensive care
    Frank X Placencia
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 26:368-84. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint The ethics of innovative surgical approaches for well-established procedures
    James W Jones
    The Center for Health Policy and Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:199-201. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Decision making in pediatric oncology: who should take the lead? The decisional priority in pediatric oncology model
    Simon N Whitney
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77098, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:160-5. 2006
    ..In this circumstance, the family, with its deeper understanding of the child's nature and preferences, is better positioned to take the lead...
  60. ncbi request reprint The ethics of personal advertising in surgery
    James W Jones
    The Center for Health Policy and Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 40:397-9. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint Who should protect the public against bad doctors?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:907-10. 2005
  62. doi request reprint Beyond breaking bad news: the roles of hope and hopefulness
    Simon N Whitney
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77098 3926, USA
    Cancer 113:442-5. 2008
    ..Hope is important to patients, yet physicians are sometimes unsure how to promote hope in the face of life-threatening illness...
  63. doi request reprint Just how far goes DNR?
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1630-2. 2008
    ..In discussions with the family, they express uncertainty about the implications of his DNR order for current treatment. They ask you for your thinking on this matter...
  64. ncbi request reprint Turf wars: the ethics of professional territorialism
    James W Jones
    The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:587-9. 2005
    ..You are the hospital Chief of Staff and must decide whether to grant the cardiologists privileges which have thus far been reserved to the endovascular team. What should you do?..
  65. doi request reprint Ethics of re-hearsing procedures on a corpse
    James W Jones
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Vasc Surg 54:879-80. 2011
    ..C. You should supervise them yourself to assure educational benefit. D. They should wait until you get permission from the medical examiner. E. The present case is not appropriate for educational purposes...