J L Bernat

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The whole-brain concept of death remains optimum public policy
    James L Bernat
    Dept of Medicine Neurology at Dartmouth Medical School and Clinical Ethics Program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    J Law Med Ethics 34:35-43, 3. 2006
  2. ncbi Conscious awareness in PVS and MCS: the borderlands of neurology
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 68:885-6. 2007
  3. doi Circulatory death determination in uncontrolled organ donors: a panel viewpoint
    James L Bernat
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:384-90. 2014
  4. doi The definition and criterion of death
    James L Bernat
    Louis and Ruth Frank Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 118:419-35. 2013
  5. doi Ethical and quality pitfalls in electronic health records
    James L Bernat
    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neurology 80:1057-61. 2013
  6. doi Controversies in defining and determining death in critical care
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Department, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Nat Rev Neurol 9:164-73. 2013
  7. doi Restoring medical professionalism
    James L Bernat
    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neurology 79:820-7. 2012
  8. ncbi Are organ donors after cardiac death really dead?
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Clin Ethics 17:122-32. 2006
  9. doi Ethical issues in the treatment of severe brain injury: the impact of new technologies
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1157:117-30. 2009
  10. doi Chronic consciousness disorders
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Annu Rev Med 60:381-92. 2009

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi The whole-brain concept of death remains optimum public policy
    James L Bernat
    Dept of Medicine Neurology at Dartmouth Medical School and Clinical Ethics Program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    J Law Med Ethics 34:35-43, 3. 2006
  2. ncbi Conscious awareness in PVS and MCS: the borderlands of neurology
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 68:885-6. 2007
  3. doi Circulatory death determination in uncontrolled organ donors: a panel viewpoint
    James L Bernat
    Department of Neurology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:384-90. 2014
    ..We advise against the use of postmortem organ support technologies that reestablish circulation of warm oxygenated blood because of their risk of retroactively invalidating the required conditions on which death was declared. ..
  4. doi The definition and criterion of death
    James L Bernat
    Louis and Ruth Frank Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 118:419-35. 2013
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  5. doi Ethical and quality pitfalls in electronic health records
    James L Bernat
    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neurology 80:1057-61. 2013
    ..I offer a brief analysis and recommendations to mitigate these problems...
  6. doi Controversies in defining and determining death in critical care
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Department, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Nat Rev Neurol 9:164-73. 2013
    ..In addition, the goal of organ donation raises issues such as the optimal way to time and conduct the request conversation with family members of the patient, and whether the Dead Donor Rule should be abandoned...
  7. doi Restoring medical professionalism
    James L Bernat
    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neurology 79:820-7. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi Are organ donors after cardiac death really dead?
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Clin Ethics 17:122-32. 2006
  9. doi Ethical issues in the treatment of severe brain injury: the impact of new technologies
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1157:117-30. 2009
    ....
  10. doi Chronic consciousness disorders
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Annu Rev Med 60:381-92. 2009
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  11. doi Contemporary controversies in the definition of death
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Department, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Prog Brain Res 177:21-31. 2009
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  12. doi The circulatory-respiratory determination of death in organ donation
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Department, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:963-70. 2010
    ..We studied circulatory-respiratory death determination to clarify its concept, practice, and application to innovative circulatory determination of death protocols...
  13. doi How the distinction between "irreversible" and "permanent" illuminates circulatory-respiratory death determination
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Med Philos 35:242-55. 2010
    ..Heart donation in DCD does not retroactively negate the donor's death determination because circulation has ceased permanently...
  14. ncbi Chronic disorders of consciousness
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Lancet 367:1181-92. 2006
    ..Treatment decisions for patients in vegetative state or minimally conscious state should follow established ethical and legal principles and accepted practice guidelines of professional medical specialty societies...
  15. ncbi Patient-centered informed consent in surgical practice
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Surg 141:86-92. 2006
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  16. ncbi Informed consent
    J L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Muscle Nerve 24:614-21. 2001
    ..Institutional review boards help guarantee the protection of human subjects. Vulnerable research subjects, such as children and the cognitively or mentally impaired, require additional protection...
  17. ncbi Ethical issues in the perioperative management of neurologic patients
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
    Neurol Clin 22:viii-ix, 457-71. 2004
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  18. ncbi Medical futility: definition, determination, and disputes in critical care
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neurocrit Care 2:198-205. 2005
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  19. ncbi Ethical aspects of determining and communicating prognosis in critical care
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neurocrit Care 1:107-17. 2004
    ..Improving the recognition of and surmounting the barriers to accurate determination and clear communication of prognosis can make critical care physicians more scientific and virtuous...
  20. ncbi Ethical and legal issues in palliative care
    J L Bernat
    Department of Medicine and Neurology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Neurol Clin 19:969-87. 2001
    ..Relevant legal issues are discussed in tandem with the ethical issues...
  21. ncbi The concept and practice of brain death
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Prog Brain Res 150:369-79. 2005
    ..Despite a few residual areas of controversy, brain death is a durable concept that has been accepted well and has formed the basis of successful public policy in diverse societies throughout the world...
  22. doi The boundaries of organ donation after circulatory death
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:669-71. 2008
  23. ncbi Ethical, social and legal implications of genetic testing in liver disease
    Dirk J van Leeuwen
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Hepatology 43:1195-201. 2006
    ..Professional and lay organizations concerned with liver disease should consider a more active role in the public and professional debate, and foster education at all levels...
  24. ncbi Informed consent in pediatric neurology
    James L Bernat
    Department of Medicine Neurology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 9:10-8. 2002
    ..Then, overriding parental refusals of treatment and consent issues in genetic testing are mentioned. Finally, there is a discussion of consent and assent by children for participation in clinical research studies...
  25. ncbi The biophilosophical basis of whole-brain death
    James L Bernat
    Neurology, Dartmouth Medical School, USA
    Soc Philos Policy 19:324-42. 2002
  26. ncbi On irreversibility as a prerequisite for brain death determination
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Section, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 550:161-7. 2004
  27. ncbi The controversy over artificial hydration and nutrition
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 66:1618-9. 2006
  28. ncbi Questions remaining about the minimally conscious state
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 58:337-8. 2002
  29. ncbi How can we achieve uniformity in brain death determinations?
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 70:252-3. 2008
  30. ncbi Incidental research imaging findings: Pandora's costly box
    Robert I Grossman
    Neurology 62:849-50. 2004
  31. doi Invited Article: Threats to physician autonomy in a performance-based reimbursement system
    Daniel G Larriviere
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0395, USA
    Neurology 70:2338-42. 2008
    ..By designing, promulgating, and updating evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, medical specialty societies can limit threats to physician autonomy while improving medical practice...
  32. doi Theresa Schiavo's tragedy and ours, too
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 71:964-5. 2008
  33. ncbi Syndrome resembling PSP after surgical repair of ascending aorta dissection or aneurysm
    James L Bernat
    Neurology 63:1141-2; author reply 1141-2. 2004
  34. doi Neuroimaging and disorders of consciousness: envisioning an ethical research agenda
    Joseph J Fins
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:3-12. 2008
    ..It represents an interdisciplinary approach to the challenges posed by the emerging use of neuroimaging technologies to describe and characterize disorders of consciousness...