Daniel P Sulmasy
Affiliation: University of Chicago
- The varieties of human dignity: a logical and conceptual analysisDaniel P Sulmasy
Kilbride Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics, Department of Medicine and Divinity School, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Med Health Care Philos 16:937-44. 2013..This categorization and logical and linguistic analysis helps to unravel what seem to be contradictions in discourse about dignity and bioethics, and provides a hierarchy of meaning that has potential normative implications. ..
- Ethos, mythos, and thanatos: spirituality and ethics at the end of lifeDaniel P Sulmasy
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics and Program on Medicine and Religion, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 46:447-51. 2013..In caring for patients at the end of life, practitioners should strive to be more conscious of the narratives that undergird their own spiritual and ethical positions as well as seek to understand those of the patients they serve. ..
- The culture of faith and hope: patients' justifications for their high estimations of expected therapeutic benefit when enrolling in early phase oncology trialsDaniel P Sulmasy
Department of Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Divinity School, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Cancer 116:3702-11. 2010..Patients' estimates of their chances of therapeutic benefit from participation in early phase trials greatly exceed historical data. Ethicists worry that this therapeutic misestimation undermines the validity of informed consent...
- A Chinese version of the Spiritual Needs Assessment for patients survey instrumentAlan B Astrow
Division of Hematology Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York 11220, USA
J Palliat Med 15:1297-315. 2012..Unmet spiritual needs have been associated with decreased patient ratings of quality of care, satisfaction, and quality of life. Few instruments exist to measure spiritual needs particularly among non-English speaking patients in the U.S...
- The Spiritual Needs Assessment for Patients (SNAP): development and validation of a comprehensive instrument to assess unmet spiritual needsRashmi K Sharma
Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 44:44-51. 2012..There is a need for a well-validated, psychometrically sound instrument to describe and measure spiritual needs...
- Family understanding of seriously-ill patient preferences for family involvement in healthcare decision makingRashmi K Sharma
Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Gen Intern Med 26:881-6. 2011..e., what patients want) has been studied extensively, but it is not known whether surrogates can predict how patients want loved ones to make end-of-life decisions on their behalf...