Howard Brody

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Religion and bioethics: toward an expanded understanding
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 34:133-45. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The ethics of drug development and promotion: the need for a wider view
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Med Care 50:910-2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint On talking and touching in medicine
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1311, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 26:165-6. 2012
  4. pmc The placebo phenomenon: implications for the ethics of shared decision-making
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities and Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:739-42. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The pharmacist's personal and professional integrity
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:16-7. 2007
  6. pmc Professionally responsible malpractice reform
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:806-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Transparency and self-censorship in shared decision-making
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:44-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Clarifying conflict of interest
    Howard Brody
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Institute for the Medical Humanities, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Bioeth 11:23-8. 2011
  9. pmc BiDil: assessing a race-based pharmaceutical
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice and the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:556-60. 2006
  10. pmc Artificial nutrition and hydration: the evolution of ethics, evidence, and policy
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1053-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi request reprint Religion and bioethics: toward an expanded understanding
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 34:133-45. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint The ethics of drug development and promotion: the need for a wider view
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Med Care 50:910-2. 2012
    ..Besides medical professionalism, the ethics of the clinical therapeutic relationship, ethics of public health, and business ethics all provide additional insights...
  3. doi request reprint On talking and touching in medicine
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1311, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 26:165-6. 2012
    Dr. Howard Brody, a leader in bioethics and medical humanities, describes how human touch impacts pain management outcomes...
  4. pmc The placebo phenomenon: implications for the ethics of shared decision-making
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities and Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:739-42. 2012
    ..Several practical strategies mitigate this tension and promote respect for autonomous decision-making while still utilizing the therapeutic potential of SDM...
  5. ncbi request reprint The pharmacist's personal and professional integrity
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:16-7. 2007
  6. pmc Professionally responsible malpractice reform
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:806-9. 2011
    ..Such programs should be implemented more generally, and state laws enacted to facilitate them...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transparency and self-censorship in shared decision-making
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:44-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Clarifying conflict of interest
    Howard Brody
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Institute for the Medical Humanities, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Bioeth 11:23-8. 2011
    ..Clarifying "conflict of interest" is important if we are eventually going to develop productive modes of engagement between medicine and for-profit industry that avoid the serious ethical pitfalls now in evidence...
  9. pmc BiDil: assessing a race-based pharmaceutical
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice and the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:556-60. 2006
    ..Primary care physicians should be aware of possible generic equivalents that will affect the availability of this drug for low-income or uninsured patients...
  10. pmc Artificial nutrition and hydration: the evolution of ethics, evidence, and policy
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1053-8. 2011
    ..The debate over use of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) in terminal illness, including advanced dementia, remains contentious despite extensive ethical and empirical investigation...
  11. pmc The inverse benefit law: how drug marketing undermines patient safety and public health
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:399-404. 2011
    ..The inverse benefit law highlights the need for comparative effectiveness research and other reforms to improve evidence-based prescribing...
  12. pmc A headache at the end of the day
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan, State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:81-3. 2007
    ....
  13. pmc Professional medical organizations and commercial conflicts of interest: ethical issues
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities and Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1311, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:354-8. 2010
    ..Medical organizations, as the public face of medicine and as formulator of codes of ethics for their physician members, have special obligations to adhere to high ethical standards...
  14. doi request reprint Defining the medical humanities: three conceptions and three narratives
    Howard Brody
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Med Humanit 32:1-7. 2011
    ..Getting clearer on a definition of 'medical humanities' is practically important if this field is to take its rightful place within health professions education and practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are there three or four distinct types of medical practice?
    Howard Brody
    Michigan State University, Michigan, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:51-3; discussion W42-5. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint The clinician-investigator: unavoidable but manageable tension
    Howard Brody
    Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 13:329-46. 2003
    ..The difference position provides a sound ethical framework within which to manage those tensions, while the similarity position is unsatisfactory because it seeks to deny the existence of the tensions...
  17. ncbi request reprint The welcome reassessment of research ethics: is "undue inducement" suspect?
    Howard Brody
    Michigan State University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:15-6. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Pens and other pharmaceutical industry gifts
    Howard Brody
    Michigan State University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 3:58-60. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Spirituality: respect but don't reveal
    Daniel S Goldberg
    University of Texas Medical Branch, TX, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:21-2. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient ethics and evidence-based medicine--the good healthcare citizen
    Howard Brody
    Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 14:141-6. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Should a clinical trial coordinator blow the whistle?
    Howard Brody
    Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Med Ethics (Burlingt Mass) 11:3, 11. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making and determining decision-making capacity
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice, B 100 Clinical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Prim Care 32:645-58, vi. 2005
    ..An ethical challenge in the care of older patients who have diminished capacity is to show respect for their previously expressed wishes and for their present, experienced quality of life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Family medicine, the physician-patient relationship, and patient-centered care
    Howard Brody
    Michigan State University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:38-9. 2006
  24. pmc Defensive medicine, cost containment, and reform
    Laura D Hermer
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1311, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:470-3. 2010
    ..These reforms may, nevertheless, be necessary to persuade physicians to accept necessary changes in their practice patterns as part of the larger changes to the health care payment and delivery systems that cost containment requires...
  25. pmc The changing face of chronic illness management in primary care: a qualitative study of underlying influences and unintended outcomes
    Linda M Hunt
    Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:452-60. 2012
    ..Recently, there has been dramatic increase in the diagnosis and pharmaceutical management of common chronic illnesses. Using qualitative data collected in primary care clinics, we assessed how these trends play out in clinical care...
  26. ncbi request reprint Medicine's duty to treat pandemic illness: solidarity and vulnerability
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 39:40-8. 2009
    ..An adequate account must be deeper and broader: it must set the professional duty alongside other individual commitments and broader social values...
  27. doi request reprint Pharmaceutical industry financial support for medical education: benefit, or undue influence?
    Howard Brody
    Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 37:451-60, 396. 2009
    ..Critics counter that early indicators of improvement are lacking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Confronting a colleague who covers up a medical error
    Howard Brody
    Michigan State University, Department of Family Practice, East Lansing, USA
    Am Fam Physician 73:1272, 1274. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine: watching out for its friends
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, and Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 48:570-84. 2005
    ....
  30. pmc The company we keep: why physicians should refuse to see pharmaceutical representatives
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice and Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:82-5. 2005
    ..Physicians ought to refuse to visit with representatives as a matter of both professional integrity and sensible time management...
  31. ncbi request reprint A matter of influence
    Howard Brody
    Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:232-4. 2002
  32. doi request reprint How virtue ethics informs medical professionalism
    Susan D McCammon
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0521, USA
    HEC Forum 24:257-72. 2012
    ..As a further demonstration of how best to approach a lifelong practice of medical virtue, we will examine altruism as a mean between the extremes of self-sacrifice and selfishness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Addressing spiritual concerns in family medicine: a team approach
    Howard Brody
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:201-6. 2004
    ..The case report includes the patient's own description of his experience with spirituality and spiritual counseling, as well as the perspectives of the spiritual counselor...
  34. ncbi request reprint What makes placebo-controlled trials unethical?
    Franklin G Miller
    National Institutes of Health
    Am J Bioeth 2:3-9. 2002
    ..Placebo controls are ethically justifiable when they are supported by sound methodological considerations and their use does not expose research participants to excessive risks of harm...
  35. ncbi request reprint A critique of clinical equipoise. Therapeutic misconception in the ethics of clinical trials
    Franklin G Miller
    Hastings Cent Rep 33:19-28. 2003
    ..quot;Clinical equipoise" is necessary. But this perspective is flawed. The ethics of research and of therapy are fundamentally different, and clinical equipoise should be abandoned...
  36. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond cultural stereotypes in end-of-life decision making
    Howard Brody
    Am Fam Physician 71:429-30. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint The boy who cried unicorn: a parable
    Jerome R Hoffman
    Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Center, University of California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:93. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Enhancement technologies and professional integrity
    Franklin G Miller
    National Institutes of Health, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:15-7; discussion W4-9. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical equipoise and the incoherence of research ethics
    Franklin G Miller
    Department of Clinical Bioethics Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1156, USA
    J Med Philos 32:151-65. 2007
    ..In the final sections of the article, we elaborate on the non-exploitation framework for the ethics clinical research and indicate issues that warrant further inquiry...
  40. ncbi request reprint Academic medical centers and conflicts of interest
    Howard Brody
    JAMA 295:2848; author reply 2848-9. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Are pay-for-performance programs a threat to medical professionalism?
    Howard Brody
    Ann Intern Med 148:630; author reply 630-1. 2008
  42. doi request reprint Ask your doctor if this genetic test is right for you
    Howard Brody
    Am J Bioeth 8:1-2. 2008