Leslie Whetstine

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Pro/con ethics debate: when is dead really dead?
    Leslie Whetstine
    Health Care Ethics Center, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    Crit Care 9:538-42. 2005
  2. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: when is dead really dead--on the legitimacy of using neurologic criteria to determine death
    Leslie M Whetstine
    Health Care Ethics Center, 600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Crit Care 11:208. 2007
  3. pmc Pro/con ethics debate: is nonheart-beating organ donation ethically acceptable?
    Leslie Whetstine
    Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care 6:192-5. 2002
  4. pmc Ethics review: dark angels--the problem of death in intensive care
    David W Crippen
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15621, USA
    Crit Care 11:202. 2007
  5. pmc Ethics roundtable debate: withdrawal of tube feeding in a patient with persistent vegetative state where the patients wishes are unclear and there is family dissension
    Tom Buckley
    Intensive Care Unit, Princess Margaret Hospital, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Crit Care 8:79-84. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation and palliative care: Unfolding the promise
    David W Crippen
    Crit Care Med 32:881-2. 2004

Collaborators

  • David Crippen
  • Tom Buckley
  • Anthony L DeWitt
  • Malcolm Fisher
  • Christine L Scheetz
  • Antonios Liolios

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Pro/con ethics debate: when is dead really dead?
    Leslie Whetstine
    Health Care Ethics Center, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    Crit Care 9:538-42. 2005
    ..We consider the problem of defining death in the ICU as a function of viable organ availability for transplantation...
  2. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: when is dead really dead--on the legitimacy of using neurologic criteria to determine death
    Leslie M Whetstine
    Health Care Ethics Center, 600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Crit Care 11:208. 2007
    ..I conclude that the definition of death must be modified from a biologic to an ontologic model if we intend to maintain the WBD criterion...
  3. pmc Pro/con ethics debate: is nonheart-beating organ donation ethically acceptable?
    Leslie Whetstine
    Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care 6:192-5. 2002
    ..Such concerns suggest NHBD may damage the trust in patient-physician relationships and may adversely affect organ donation rates...
  4. pmc Ethics review: dark angels--the problem of death in intensive care
    David W Crippen
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15621, USA
    Crit Care 11:202. 2007
    ..This work examines the emerging paradox of somatic versus brain death and why it matters to medical science...
  5. pmc Ethics roundtable debate: withdrawal of tube feeding in a patient with persistent vegetative state where the patients wishes are unclear and there is family dissension
    Tom Buckley
    Intensive Care Unit, Princess Margaret Hospital, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Crit Care 8:79-84. 2004
    ..We examine a case where the State's interests come into play, forcing a controversial resolution...
  6. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation and palliative care: Unfolding the promise
    David W Crippen
    Crit Care Med 32:881-2. 2004