- 'Hitting you over the head': oncologists' disclosure of prognosis to advanced cancer patientsElisa J Gordon
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Rm 280, Stritch School of Medicine, Bldg 120, Loyola University of Chicago, 2160 S First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Bioethics 17:142-68. 2003..We discuss these data in light of the cultural, ethical, and legal dimensions of prognosis disclosure, patient hope and the doctor-patient relationship, and recommend ways to enhance the communication process...
- The political contexts of evidence-based medicine: policymaking for daily hemodialysisElisa Jill Gordon
Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:2707-19. 2006..This paper underscores how the demand for, the interpretations, the funding for, and the use of evidence render EBM a political endeavor with vital ethical implications for clinical care...