John Lantos

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc What is Behind the Rising Rates of Preterm Birth in the United States?
    John D Lantos
    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri at Kansas City, and Director, Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA and
    Rambam Maimonides Med J 2:e0065. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Is treatment futile for an extremely premature infant with giant omphalocele?
    Dalia Feltman
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Pediatrics 133:123-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint When life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn and the patient doesn't die
    Stefan Kutzsche
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
    Pediatrics 132:893-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint A young adult Jehovah's Witness with severe anemia
    Nnenna Ukachi
    New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Pediatrics 132:547-51. 2013
  5. pmc The evolving ethics of infant dialysis
    John D Lantos
    Children s Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 28:1943-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Can a patient designate his doctor as his proxy decision maker?
    Philip G Black
    Cystic Fibrosis Service, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 131:986-90. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A new pediatrics for a new century
    John D Lantos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 131:S121-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Dangerous and expensive screening and treatment for rare childhood diseases: the case of Krabbe disease
    John D Lantos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City 64108, Missouri
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 17:15-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Current empirical research in neonatal bioethics
    Cameron H Swinton
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:1773-81. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Clinician integrity and limits to patient autonomy
    John Lantos
    Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gilham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    JAMA 305:495-9. 2011

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Publications35

  1. pmc What is Behind the Rising Rates of Preterm Birth in the United States?
    John D Lantos
    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri at Kansas City, and Director, Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA and
    Rambam Maimonides Med J 2:e0065. 2011
    ..We analyze why these efforts had been unsuccessful. Finally, we will speculate about whether something has changed in the last few years that might finally bend the curve and reverse the trend of a steadily rising preterm birth rate. ..
  2. doi request reprint Is treatment futile for an extremely premature infant with giant omphalocele?
    Dalia Feltman
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
    Pediatrics 133:123-8. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint When life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn and the patient doesn't die
    Stefan Kutzsche
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
    Pediatrics 132:893-7. 2013
    ..Steven R. Leuthner is a neonatologist and professor of pediatrics and bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. They each recommend slightly different approaches to this dilemma. ..
  4. doi request reprint A young adult Jehovah's Witness with severe anemia
    Nnenna Ukachi
    New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Pediatrics 132:547-51. 2013
    ..She is going into heart failure. Her doctors urgently recommend blood transfusions. The young woman and her family adamantly refuse. Should the doctors let her die? Is there any alternative? ..
  5. pmc The evolving ethics of infant dialysis
    John D Lantos
    Children s Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 28:1943-7. 2013
    ..Finally, we propose a research agenda to answer questions that are crucial to making good ethical decisions about infant dialysis. ..
  6. doi request reprint Can a patient designate his doctor as his proxy decision maker?
    Philip G Black
    Cystic Fibrosis Service, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 131:986-90. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint A new pediatrics for a new century
    John D Lantos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 131:S121-6. 2013
    ..A failure to change, however, might perpetuate a system that is not doing all it can for the health of America's children and the society they will form...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dangerous and expensive screening and treatment for rare childhood diseases: the case of Krabbe disease
    John D Lantos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City 64108, Missouri
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 17:15-8. 2011
    ..I conclude that pilot programs in pioneer states should be carefully evaluated before testing for Krabbe is universalized...
  9. doi request reprint Current empirical research in neonatal bioethics
    Cameron H Swinton
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:1773-81. 2010
    ..It does not answer questions about what they ought to do. Conclusion:  Good ethics starts with good facts, even if good facts are not sufficient to get us to good ethics...
  10. doi request reprint Clinician integrity and limits to patient autonomy
    John Lantos
    Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gilham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    JAMA 305:495-9. 2011
    ..Future research on this vital but underexplored topic is needed to determine the extent to which clinicians' professional integrity places limits on the types of patient requests to which they should agree...
  11. doi request reprint Does pediatrics need its own bioethics?
    John D Lantos
    University of Missouri at Kansas City, Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 53:613-24. 2010
    ..It puts these issues into historical context by examining the implications of Saul Krugman's famous studies on the etiology and prevention of hepatitis at New York's Willowbrook State School...
  12. doi request reprint Should the "slow code" be resuscitated?
    John D Lantos
    Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am J Bioeth 11:8-12. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint The mathematics of morality for neonatal resuscitation
    William Meadow
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Clin Perinatol 39:941-56. 2012
    ..The predictive value (>95%) for the outcome of death or survival with neurodevelopmental impairment is discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in mortality for extremely low birth weight infants in the 1990s: implications for treatment decisions and resource use
    William Meadow
    Department of Pediatrics and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1223-9. 2004
    ..We wondered how these medical advances had affected both the epidemiology and ethics of life and death for extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants in the NICU...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation in the "gray zone" of viability: determining physician preferences and predicting infant outcomes
    Jaideep Singh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, 5815 South Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 120:519-26. 2007
    ..We assessed physician preferences and physician prognostic abilities regarding delivery room management of exceedingly low birth weight/short gestation infants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Some are old, some are new: life and death in the ICU
    William Meadow
    Department of Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:471-9. 2003
    ..To the extent that informed decisions can be made with 95% certainty, we may have found a foothold on the slippery ethical slope of benefit/burden calculations in the NICU. Unfortunately, we have no comparable data for MICU survivors...
  17. ncbi request reprint When parents request seemingly futile treatment for their children
    John Lantos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago General, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, IL 60637, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:587-9. 2006
    ..It discusses the difference between technical considerations and value considerations in futility determinations, and then breaks down the concept of futility into four components - power, money, trust and hope...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neonatology has always been a bargain--even when we weren't very good at it!
    Basharat Buchh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Acta Paediatr 96:659-63. 2007
    ..We wondered whether Neonatal Intensive Care Unit resources for Extremely Low Birth Weight infants have always been disproportionately devoted to survivors, even when ELBW infants were very likely to die...
  19. ncbi request reprint End-of-life after birth: death and dying in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Jaideep Singh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, and the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1620-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that clarifying them would more accurately portray the process of end-of-life decision-making in the NICU...
  20. doi request reprint The nonimpact of gestational age on neurodevelopmental outcome for ventilated survivors born at 23-28 weeks of gestation
    Bree Andrews
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Acta Paediatr 101:574-8. 2012
    ..This study addresses a different question - whether the gestational maturity improves neurodevelopmental outcomes for ventilated infants born at 23-28 weeks who survive to neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) discharge...
  21. ncbi request reprint Current opinion in pediatrics: ethics and law 2001
    William Meadow
    Department of Pediatrics and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:170-3. 2002
  22. doi request reprint How infants die in the neonatal intensive care unit: trends from 1999 through 2008
    Julie Weiner
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64119, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:630-4. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint An infant with trisomy 18 and a ventricular septal defect
    Annie Janvier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 127:754-9. 2011
    ..We presented the case of an infant with trisomy 18 to 2 neonatologists with experience in clinical ethics, Annie Janvier and Felix Okah, and to a parent, Barbara Farlow. They do not agree about the right thing to do...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serial assessment of mortality in the neonatal intensive care unit by algorithm and intuition: certainty, uncertainty, and informed consent
    William Meadow
    Department of Pediatrics and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 109:878-86. 2002
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Agency and authenticity: which value grounds patient choice?
    Daniel Brudney
    Department of Philosophy, The University of Chicago, 1115 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 32:217-27. 2011
    ..In some cases, the two values (that of agency and that of authenticity) entail different outcomes. We argue that the comparative value of these values needs to be assessed...
  26. ncbi request reprint The physician-surrogate relationship
    Alexia M Torke
    MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1117-21. 2007
    ..We outline key issues affecting the physician-surrogate relationship and provide guidance for physicians who are making decisions with surrogates...
  27. doi request reprint The National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines Domain 8: ethical and legal aspects of care
    William H Colby
    Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    HEC Forum 22:117-31. 2010
    ..Within the guidelines there are eight domains to the provision of palliative care. This article focuses on the last, but very significant Domain 8--Ethical and Legal Aspects of Care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Should our well-child care system be redesigned? A national survey of pediatricians
    Tumaini Coker
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1852-7. 2006
    ..The goal was to examine pediatricians' views about whether and how well-child care for children 0 to 5 years of age should be changed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Which nurseries currently care for ventilated neonates in Illinois and Wisconsin? Implications for the next generation of perinatal regionalization
    William Meadow
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Am J Perinatol 19:197-203. 2002
    ..It is time to acknowledge the distinction between the Level II nursery of the past and the newly evolving Level II+ NICUs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parents who walk away
    John Lantos
    University of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:205-6. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Summary proceedings from the neonatal pain-control group
    Kanwaljeet J S Anand
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S9-S22. 2006
    ..Full-length articles on procedural pain, sedation and analgesia for ventilated infants, perioperative pain, and study designs for neonatal pain research were published in Clinical Therapeutics (June 2005)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Consulting the many and the wise
    John Lantos
    The University of Chicago, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:60-1. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after stem cell transplant: clinical decision-making in the absence of evidence
    Rachel K Wolfson
    Sections of Critical Care, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:200-3. 2005
    ..To discuss the ethical dilemmas that arise in considering innovative therapies for critically ill children when there is little data to support their use...
  34. ncbi request reprint Who cares for the children? Pediatricians and parental leave
    Craig F Garfield
    Department of Pediatrics, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute and Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 30201, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:228-33. 2003
    ..Evidence suggests that parental leave (PL) benefits child health and infant-parent attachment, yet little is known about how pediatricians view and discuss PL with parents...
  35. doi request reprint Healthcare worker knowledge and attitudes regarding influenza immunization and childhood vaccination
    Angela L Myers
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:643-6. 2010
    ..HCWs who received influenza vaccine were more likely to immunize their children against influenza, although a substantial proportion of HCWs' children did not receive influenza vaccination...