clinical ethics committees
Summary: Hospital or other institutional ethics committees established to consider the ethical dimensions of patient care. Distinguish from ETHICS COMMITTEES, RESEARCH, which are established to monitor the welfare of patients or healthy volunteers participating in research studies.
Publications216 found, 100 shown here
- A national study of ethics committeesG McGee
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Bioeth 1:60-4. 2001....
- Clinical ethics support services in the UK: an investigation of the current provision of ethics support to health professionals in the UKA Slowther
University of Oxford, Oxford
J Med Ethics 27:i2-8. 2001..Interviews with chairmen/women of clinical ethics committees identified in the surveys. SETTING: The UK National Health Service...
- What is happening during case deliberations in clinical ethics committees? A pilot studyR Pedersen
Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Section for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
J Med Ethics 35:147-52. 2009..An important task is to discuss concrete clinical cases. However, empirical research observing what is happening during such deliberations is scarce...
- The use of clinical ethics committees in infertility clinicsLucy Frith
Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Hum Fertil (Camb) 12:89-94. 2009b>Clinical ethics committees (CECs) are increasingly used in UK health care (Slowther et al., 2004a). However, there has been little debate about their use in infertility units...
- The quality of bioethics debate: implications for clinical ethics committeesL Williamson
School of Law, University of Glasgow, 8 The Square, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
J Med Ethics 34:357-60. 2008..The growing public profile of clinical ethics means that concerns over quality in this area warrant specific attention by those concerned with declining standards in bioethics and those working in clinical ethics...
- Development of clinical ethics committeesAnne Slowther
Ethox Centre, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 328:950-2. 2004
- A critical analysis of Australian clinical ethics committees and the functions they serveP M McNeill
School of Community Medicine, University of South Wales, Sydney 2052 Australia
Bioethics 15:443-60. 2001The predominant function of Australian clinical ethics committees (CECs) is policy formation. Some committees have an educational role...
- Hospital ethics committees in Israel: structure, function and heterogeneity in the setting of statutory ethics committeesN S Wenger
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Med Ethics 28:177-82. 2002..Israel has the distinction of having ethics committees legally required by a Patients' Rights Act. We studied the development of ethics committees in this legal environment...
- Fetuses with neural tube defects: ethical approaches and the role of health care professionals in Turkish health care institutionsHanzade Dogan
Istanbul University, Turkey
Nurs Ethics 12:59-78. 2005..The authors suggest that institutional ethical frameworks, ethics committees, professionals' ethics education and multidisciplinary teamwork should be established for critical situations such as fetuses with an NTD...
- Failure to thrive or refusal to adapt? Missing links in the evolution from ethics committee to ethics programWalter Davis
Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia, Box 800758, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
HEC Forum 18:291-7. 2006
- Pacemaker and defibrillator deactivation in competent hospice patients: an ethical considerationJennifer M Ballentine
The Iris Project, Denver, Colorado, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 22:14-9. 2005..Although the specific deliberations of the DCBC are confidential, this article summarizes contributions from the committee's discussion, as well as independent research undertaken by the author...
- The experience of a community representative on an ethics consult teamMichelle Mello
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
J Clin Ethics 15:296-301. 2004
- Criteria for determining the appropriate method for an ethics consultationMartin L Smith
University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
HEC Forum 16:95-113. 2004
- The Rashomon effect: organization ethics in health careMary V Rorty
Stanford University, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
HEC Forum 16:75-94. 2004..Because the passer-by is also the narrator of the film, we tend to believe his version. But what actually took place is never resolved...
- Doing the right thing. Hospitals ethics committees help clinicians, families, and facilities wrestle with tough questionsKim Palmer
Minn Med 87:26-9. 2004
- Ethical decision making in committee. A view from GermanyHans Martin Sass
University of Bielefeld, Germany
Not Polit 18:65-81. 2002
- Decision-making during grave illness: how to show respect for the personThomas E Finucane
J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:278-9. 2004
- Proactive bioethics screening: a prelude to bioethics consultationLeon Morgenstern
Center for Health Care Ethics, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA
J Clin Ethics 16:151-5. 2005
- Ethics corner: cases from the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for aged-friendsEran D Metzger
Department of Medicine, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School E mail
J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:109-11. 2003
- Working toward peace in the clinical setting: the role of clinical ethics in conflict resolutionRobert D Orr
Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, USA
Todays Christ Dr 33:26-30. 2002..Boundaries of acceptable standards may be gleaned from the precepts of medical ethics as well as from statutory and case law. In addition, the believer may obtain guidance from Scripture and prayer...
- Is evaluating ethics consultation on the basis of cost a good idea?Ann E Mills
Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 14:57-64. 2005
- Rejecting the Baby Doe rules and defending a "negative" analysis of the Best Interests StandardLoretta M Kopelman
Department of Medical Humanities, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
J Med Philos 30:331-52. 2005..In these ways, they are inferior to the older Best Interests Standard. A "negative" analysis of the Best Interests Standard is articulated and defended for decision-making for all incompetent individuals...
- The ethics of lawyer-ethicistsAmy L McGuire
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
J Law Med Ethics 33:603-7. 2005
- Reinvigorating ethics consultations: an impetus from the "quality" debateElizabeth G Nilson
Division of Medical Ethics, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, 435 East 70th Street, Suite 4 J, New York, NY 10021, USA
HEC Forum 18:298-304. 2006
- Principles and procedures of medical ethics case consultationDipanjan Banerjee
Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 68:140-4. 2007..This article reviews core medical ethics principles, describes models for conducting hospital-based ethics case consultations, and highlights the contributions of hospital ethics committees to high quality patient care...
- Reflections on the success of hospital ethics committees in my health systemEarl D White
HEC Forum 18:349-56. 2006
- Clinicians' evaluation of clinical ethics consultations in Norway: a qualitative studyReidun Førde
Section for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Med Health Care Philos 11:17-25. 2008b>Clinical ethics committees have existed in Norway since 1996. By now all hospital trusts have one. An evaluation of these committees' work was started in 2004...
- When patients do not have a proxy: a procedure for medical decision making when there is no one to speak for the patientInsoo Hyun
Department of Bioethics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Clin Ethics 17:323-30. 2006
- Pluralism and ethical dialogue in Christian healthcare institutions: the view of Caritas Catholica FlandersChris Gastmans
Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Christ Bioeth 12:265-80. 2006..This article concludes with ten general orientations that could shape the ethical dialogue from a Christian inspiration in a pluralistic context...
- Withdrawing treatment for the "wrong" reasonsSteven J Baumrucker
Wellmont Holston Valley Palliative Medicine Service and Eastern Tennessee State University College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:509-14. 2007
- Knowledge, attitudes and practice of healthcare ethics and law among doctors and nurses in BarbadosSeetharaman Hariharan
School of Clinical Medicine and Research, The University of the West Indies, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, West Indies
BMC Med Ethics 7:E7. 2006....
- The hospital ethics committee--then and nowRichard E Thompson
Illinois Hospital Association, USA
Physician Exec 32:60-2. 2006
- Ethics support in clinical practice in Europe: Serbia and MontenegroAdzivic Omer
Institute for Children Diseases, Medical Center of Montenegro, Krusevac BB, Podgorica, 81000, Montenegro
Med Etika Bioet 11:19. 2005
- Ethics support in clinical practice in Europe: Russian FederationPavel Tischenko
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Volkhonka 14, Moscow, 119 992, Russian Federation
Med Etika Bioet 11:18-9. 2005
- Ethics support in clinical practice in Europe: LithuaniaEugenijus Gefenas
Lithuanian Bioethics Committee, Vilnius str 33, Vilnius, LT 2001, Lithuania
Med Etika Bioet 11:17. 2005
- Ethics support in clinical practice in Europe: EstoniaTiina Talvik
Dept of Pediatrics, University of Tartu, 6 Lunin Street, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
Med Etika Bioet 11:15-6. 2005
- Ethics support in clinical practice in Europe: CroatiaBozidar Vrhovac
National Bioethics Committee, Department of Medicine, Hospital Rebro, Kispaticeva 12, Zagreb, 10 000, Croatia
Med Etika Bioet 11:14-5. 2005
- Ethics support in clinical practice in Europe--situation overviewElaine Gadd
Bioethics Department, Council of Europe, 67075 Strasbourg Cedex, France
Med Etika Bioet 11:4-5. 2005
- The Conscientious Practice Policy: a futility policy for acute care hospitalsMark R Mercurio
Ethics Committee, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, New London, USA
Conn Med 69:417-9. 2005..The policy was subsequently modified slightly and adopted by two other Connecticut acute care hospitals...
- [Clinical ethics consultation--a new field for medical ethics?]Ch Schäfer
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:515; author reply 515-6. 2003
- Support for ethical dilemmas in individual cases: experiences from the Neu-Mariahilf Hospital in GÃ¶ettingenA Simon
Academy for Ethics in Medicine, Goettingen, Germany
J Med Ethics 27:i18-20. 2001..It is the committee's task to give support to staff members, patients and their relatives in individual cases where ethical dilemmas arise. The following article describes the committee's work by means of three cases...
- [Does health care really need clinical ethics consultants?]G Maio
Zentrum für Ethik und Recht in der Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:2285-8. 2002
- Integrating ethics and quality improvement: practical implementation in the transitional/ extended care settingMary Piette
Franciscan Woods, Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 17:35-42. 2002..This article describes how a transitional/extended care facility integrated the quality improvement process within an ethical framework to achieve high-quality care while controlling cost...
- Case reports from the Harvard Ethics ConsortiumChristine Mitchell
Office of Ethics, Boston Children s Hospital, USA
J Clin Ethics 13:49-53. 2002
- Democratizing the hospital: deliberative-democratic bioethicsAlbert W Dzur
Western Michigan University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 27:177-211. 2002..The ideal of democratic deliberation, though imperfect, does address these systemic problems because it shows bioethicists how to gain guidance and share responsibility for moral consultation...
- Teaching old dogs new tricks--a personal perspective on a decade of efforts by a clinical ethics committee to promote awareness of medical ethicsM G Tweeddale
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
J Med Ethics 27:i41-3. 2001..Although this is a personal review of the experience in one institution, the lessons learnt in Vancouver are applicable to the further development of medical ethics in the UK...
- The process of ethical decision makingBrian Devlin
NHS Highland, The John Dewar Building, Highlander Way, Inverness IV2 7GE, Scotland, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 20:493-506. 2006..Daily decision making within the Hospital Ethics Committee is considered and some of the emerging ethical issues in anaesthesia are discussed...
- Snapshots of five clinical ethics committees in the UKM Szeremeta
Peterborough Hospitals, Peterborough
J Med Ethics 27:i9-17. 2001..The issues raised will be relevant for other National Health Service (NHS) trusts in the UK that wish to set up such a committee...
- Allowing patients to find meaning where they canEdmund G Howe
J Clin Ethics 13:179-87. 2002
- Homelessness and clinical ethicsJohn Song
Center for Bioethics and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, N504 Boynton, 410 Church Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
HEC Forum 14:209-16. 2002
- The question of method in ethics consultationG J Agich
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA
Am J Bioeth 1:31-41. 2001..The main body of the paper focuses on three elements of the question of method: canon, discipline, and history, which are treated heuristically to outline what the question of method in ethics consultation fully involves...
- A mediation/medical advisory panel model for resolving disputes about end-of-life careSusan Fox Buchanan
Clinical Research Unit of Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, Denver, USA
J Clin Ethics 13:188-202. 2002
- Prophylactic interventions on children: balancing human rights with public healthF M Hodges
Department of History, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8324, USA
J Med Ethics 28:10-6. 2002..Applying these criteria, we consider the specific examples of prophylactic mastectomy, immunisations, cosmetic ear surgery, and circumcision...
- Physician attitudes towards ventilatory support for spinal muscular atrophy type 1 in AustralasiaNimeshan Geevasinga
Institute for Neuromuscular Research, T Y Nelson Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 43:790-4. 2007..With mechanical ventilation, however, long-term survival has been reported from numerous international centres. We aimed to characterize physician attitudes to the various forms of ventilatory support for children with SMA1...
- Measurement of shift of the cauda equina in the subarachnoid space by changing positionTetsuo Takiguchi
Department of Anesthesiology, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
Reg Anesth Pain Med 34:326-9. 2009..In the present study, we geometrically measured the movement of the cauda equina in the subarachnoid space by changing positions, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
- Prospective randomised trial comparing traditional suture technique with the dynamic sliding loop suture technique in the closure of skin lacerationsS G Gandham
Accident and Emergency Department, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, UK
Emerg Med J 20:33-6. 2003..The aim of this study was to compare the cosmetic appearance and related complications of selected skin lacerations closed by traditional suture technique with that of the dynamic sliding loop suture technique...
- Low-dose ondansetron with dexamethasone more effectively decreases vomiting after strabismus surgery in children than does high-dose ondansetronW M Splinter
Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Anesthesiology 88:72-5. 1998..This study compared the effect of high-dose (150 microg/kg) ondansetron with low-dose (50 microg/kg) ondansetron plus 150 microg/kg dexamethasone on the incidence of vomiting after strabismus in children...
- Prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in children following adenotonsillectomy, using tropisetron with or without low-dose dexamethasoneMirjam Liechti
Department of Anaesthesia, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
J Anesth 21:311-6. 2007..The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of the additional systemic administration of low-dose dexamethasone (0.15 mg x kg(-1)) for the prevention of PONV...
- Robotic-assisted surgery for low rectal dissection: from better views to better outcomeK H Ng
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore
Singapore Med J 50:763-7. 2009..Our department started to embark on robotics in colorectal surgery in December 2007. The aim of our paper was to share our early experience with robotics in colorectal surgery and provide an update on the current status of robotics...
- Survey on the function, structure and operation of hospital ethics committees in ShanghaiP Zhou
Fu Dan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
J Med Ethics 35:512-6. 2009..The objectives of this study are to understand the current functions, structure and operation of hospital ethics committees (HECs) in Shanghai and to facilitate their improvement...
- Osteonecrosis of hip and knee in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome treated with steroidsJames Francis Griffith
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Radiology 235:168-75. 2005..To evaluate whether there is a relationship between steroid treatment and risk for osteonecrosis of the hip and knee in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
- Dexmedetomidine infusion as a supplement to isoflurane anaesthesia for vitreoretinal surgeryY Y S Lee
Department of Anaesthesia, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Br J Anaesth 98:477-83. 2007..We explored the sympatholytic property of dexmedetomidine, especially its role in intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction, haemodynamic stability, and attenuation of extubation response...
- [Pharmacy Department standard procedures for clinical trial development]C Pérez Peiró
Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset, Valencia
Farm Hosp 28:36-47. 2004..These procedures must indicate precisely each one of the processes involved in their development, e.g. the reception, custody, storage, preparation and dispensing of research samples...
- Educational interventions in end-of-life care: part I: an educational intervention responding to the moral distress of NICU nurses provided by an ethics consultation teamSusan Rogers
The Georgetown School of Nursing and Health Studies, Washington, D C 2007, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 8:56-65. 2008..This study was conducted to assess whether neonatal nurses who care for dying infants could be assisted in their knowledge and comfort via an educational intervention provided by hospital ethics committee members and hospice specialists...
- Triaging for adult critical care in the event of overwhelming needNigel Eastman
St George s Clinical Ethics Committee, St George s University of London, London, SW17 0RE, UK
Intensive Care Med 36:1076-82. 2010..Predictions of the need for critical care within the H1N1 influenza pandemic suggested overwhelming need beyond potential resources, necessitating rationing of care via triaging...
- Evolution of hospital clinical ethics committees in CanadaAlice Gaudine
School of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL A1B 3V6, Canada
J Med Ethics 36:132-7. 2010To investigate the current status of hospital clinical ethics committees (CEC) and how they have evolved in Canada over the past 20 years, this paper presents an overview of the findings from a 2008 survey and compares these findings with ..
- Ethics and the pediatric surgeonMary E Fallat
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:129-36; discussion 136. 2007..The purpose of this survey was to determine the level of interest in clinical ethics and how respondents would manage ethical dilemmas within several clinical case scenarios...
- A multidisciplinary forum for ethics in medicine: our seven years experienceR Ber
Medical Education Unit, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 2:954-6. 2000..From our 7 years experience with an Ethics in Medicine Forum we recommend that medical ethical deliberations focus on genuine medical cases...
- [Health care resource allocation in Chile. Ethical considerations in decision making]Paula Bedregal
Departamento de Salud Pública Escuela de Medicina, Centro de Bioética y Escuela de Administración, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Ministerio de Salud, Unidad de Bioética
Rev Med Chil 130:181-90. 2002..The inclusion of ethical aspects in the world health care reform is currently being discussed...
- The price of a gift: an approach to receiving gifts from patients in psychiatric practiceDavid H Brendel
Ethics Committee, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 15:43-51. 2007..We present five clinical cases that raise ethical dilemmas concerning patient gift giving in psychiatry and discuss each case from the standpoint of the pragmatic model...
- Is there a future for clinical ethics services in Australia?I H Kerridge
Clinical Unit in Ethics and Health Law, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, NSW
Med J Aust 175:211-3. 2001..Clinical ethics services may take various forms, including clinical ethics committees, ethics consultants, patient advocates or other mechanisms for responding to complaints and grievances...
- Influence of E-cadherin expression on the mammographic appearance of invasive nonlobular breast carcinoma detected at screeningSarah Doyle
Department of Histopathology, Nottingham City Hospital National Health Service Trust, Nottingham Breast Institute, University of Nottingham, Hucknall Road, NG5 1PB Nottingham, England
Radiology 253:51-5. 2009..To determine whether E-cadherin loss causes nonlobular cancers (NLCs) detected at mammographic screening to have different mammographic appearances than do NLCs with normal E-cadherin expression...
- Re Herrington: aboriginality and the quality of human rights jurisprudence in end-of-life decisions by the Australian judiciaryThomas Faunce
ANU College of Law and Medical School, The Australian National University
J Law Med 15:201-9. 2007..of the now considerable case law in this area, does not mention the increasingly important role of clinical ethics committees in this context, or discuss the relevance of recently passed human rights legislation in Victoria...
- Mural inflammation in Crohn disease: location-matched histologic validation of MR imaging featuresShonit Punwani
Department of Specialist X Ray, University College London Hospitals National Health Service Foundation Trust, 235 Euston Rd, Podium Level 2, London NW1 2BU, England
Radiology 252:712-20. 2009..To validate proposed magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features of Crohn disease activity against a histopathologic reference...
- Mural Crohn disease: correlation of dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging findings with angiogenesis and inflammation at histologic examination--pilot studyStuart A Taylor
Department of Specialist Radiology, University College London Hospitals National Health Service Foundation Trust, 235 Euston Road, London NW12BU, England
Radiology 251:369-79. 2009..To determine mural perfusion dynamics in Crohn disease by using dynamic contrast material-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and to correlate these with histopathologic markers of inflammation and angiogenesis...
- Comparison of automated intermittent low volume bolus with continuous infusion for labour epidural analgesiaY Lim
Department of Women s Anaesthesia, Kandang Kerbau Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
Anaesth Intensive Care 38:894-9. 2010..5 ml every 15 minutes does not decrease the incidence of breakthrough pain or improve analgesic efficacy compared to continuous epidural infusion...
- Congenital muscular dystrophy with merosin deficiency: 1H MR spectroscopy and diffusion-weighted MR imagingClaudia C Leite
Clinics Hospital of the University of Sao Paulo, Rua Mário Amaral 81, Sao Paulo, SP 040020 020, Brazil
Radiology 235:190-6. 2005....
- Changing anesthesiologists' practice patterns. Can it be done?M M Cohen
Department of Anaesthesia, University of Toronto
Anesthesiology 85:260-9. 1996..The primary objective was to increase anesthesiologists' use of preventive measures to reduce PONV, and the secondary objective was to determine whether patient outcomes were improved...
- Ethical reasoning about patient eligibility in allogeneic BMT based on psychosocial criteriaL W Foster
School of Social Work, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44115 2214, USA
Bone Marrow Transplant 44:607-12. 2009..001) and social workers (51.9%, P=0.05). Qualitative data show patterns of informal reasoning, linking transplant decisions to patient's responsibility for their psychosocial risk factor(s), as well as to medical benefit and outcome...
- Core competencies for clinical ethics committeesVictor Larcher
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
Clin Med 10:30-3. 2010b>Clinical ethics committees (CECs) are increasing in number in the UK and have mostly developed in response to local interest, as opposed to being mandated as in the USA...
- Survey of chronic pain practice by anesthesiologists in CanadaPhilip W H Peng
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Wasser Pain Mangement Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Can J Anaesth 52:383-9. 2005..To describe the pattern of chronic pain practice (CPP) among anesthesiologists in Canada...
- [Tolerance of accelerated postoperative rehabilitation following intestinal resections]Z Serclova
Chirurgicka klinika, Fakultni Nemocnice Na Bulovce, Praha
Rozhl Chir 88:178-84. 2009..Modern procedures in peri-operative care arising from evidence-based medicine improve postoperative results. Their acceptance is however not a common clinical practice at most surgical centers...
- Is laryngopharyngeal reflux related to functional dysphonia?Petros D Karkos
Departments of Otolaryngology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:24-9. 2007..We attempted to determine whether patients with FD have a higher rate of laryngeal exposure to acidic stomach contents than do healthy volunteers...
- Clinical ethics committees: a practical response to ethical problems in clinical practiceSteven D Edwards
Centre for Philosophy and Healthcare, School of Health Scinece, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:253-60. 2007..The development of a network of Clinical Ethics Committees (CECs) across the UK is described, and the rationale for their emergence is explored...
- Clinical ethics as practiceGeorge J Agich
Social Philosophy and Policy Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
J Int Bioethique 20:15-24, 107. 2009....
- Pediatric and adolescent lymphoma: comparison of whole-body STIR half-Fourier RARE MR imaging with an enhanced PET/CT reference for initial stagingShonit Punwani
Department of Specialist Radiology, University College London Hospital, 235 Euston Rd, Podium Level 2, London, England NW1 2BU
Radiology 255:182-90. 2010..To compare the diagnostic performance of rapid whole-body anatomic magnetic resonance (MR) staging of pediatric and adolescent lymphoma to an enhanced positron emission tomographic (PET)/computed tomographic (CT) reference standard...
- Working towards ethical management of genetic testingMichael Parker
Ethox Centre, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, OX3 7LF, Oxford, UK
Lancet 360:1685-8. 2002..b>Clinical ethics committees and clinical ethicists can act as a useful focus for such training and advice if their role is seen to ..
- Breast cancer liver metastases: US-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation--intermediate and long-term survival ratesMaria Franca Meloni
Department of Radiology, Ospedale Civile di Vimercate, Via Cesare Battisti 23, Vimercate, 20059 Milan, Italy
Radiology 253:861-9. 2009..To retrospectively assess the local control and intermediate- and long-term survival of patients with liver metastases from breast cancer who have undergone percutaneous ultrasonography (US)-guided radiofrequency (RF) ablation...
- Dose requirements for propofol anaesthesia for dental treatment for autistic patients compared with intellectually impaired patientsY Asahi
Department of Dentistry, Morinomiya Hospital, 2 1 88, Jyoto ku Morinomiya, Osaka City 536 0025, Japan
Anaesth Intensive Care 37:70-3. 2009..002). This suggests that autistic patients have greater propofol requirements for anaesthesia during ordinary dental treatment compared with intellectually impaired patients...
- Antimicrobial activity of tigecycline against bacterial isolates from intensive care units in a teaching hospital in Central Saudi ArabiaAli M Somily
Department of Pathology Microbiology, College of Medicine and King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 31:18-24. 2010..To test the activity of tigecycline against bacterial isolates including multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram negative and gram positive organisms from intensive care patients...
- [Ethical choices in medically futile treatment]Ingrid Miljeteig
Fagområdet medisinsk etikk, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, Postboks 7804, 5020 Bergen
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2185-9. 2008..The paper explores legitimate disagreement, autonomy and decision making processes in two cases concerning withdrawal of treatment. We suggest a decision making procedure for such cases...
- Teaching ethics in surgical training programs using a case-based formatMary E Klingensmith
Department of Surgery, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Surg Educ 65:126-8. 2008..To fulfill a curricular need and to address the ACGME competencies of Professionalism and Systems-based practice, we have developed a case-based approach to teaching ethics to trainees at Washington University in Saint Louis...
- End of life in the intensive care unit: knowledge and practice of clinicians from Karachi, PakistanN Salahuddin
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
Intern Med J 38:307-13. 2008..The objectives of this study were to document the comprehensions of physicians and nurses regarding the recognition and practice of end-of-life care for critically ill patients placed on life support in the intensive care unit...
- Ashley revisited: a response to the criticsDouglas S Diekema
University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
Am J Bioeth 10:30-44. 2010....
- Critical care nurses' use of decision-making strategiesLeanne M Aitken
Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
J Clin Nurs 12:476-83. 2003..Recommendations are made to help improve critical care nurses' decision-making...
- [Ten myths about withdrawal of mechanical ventilation in terminal patients]Juan Pablo Beca
Centro de Bioética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad del Desarrollo Clínica Alemana, Chile
Rev Med Chil 138:639-44. 2010..For the physician this goal should be as rewarding as preventing the death of a curable patient...
- The benefits of serving on a hospital ethics committee: a faculty perspectiveLois R Robley
WellStar School of Nursing, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 30144, USA
Nurse Educ 30:123-6. 2005..The lessons learned and insights gained by a faculty member serving on the ethics committee are examined...
- A comparative study of antipsychotic medication taking in people with schizophreniaTerence V McCann
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:428-38. 2008..The implications of the findings for consumers, mental health nurse case managers, families, mental health service provision, and further research, are considered...
- Risk profiles for non-adherence to antipsychotic medicationsT V McCann
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:622-9. 2008..It is argued that medication taking is a complex issue, which needs to be taken into consideration in health professional training and measures to promote adherence...
- [CR obtained by CPT-11 and CDDP combination-therapy in a small-cell lung-cancer patient through effective pharmaceutical care]Takashige Asagawa
Dept of Pharmacy, Saiseikai Saijo Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:961-4. 2008....
- Clinical and pharmacotherapeutic relevance of the double-chain domain of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker olmesartanYoshihiro Kiya
Department of Cardiology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, Japan
Clin Exp Hypertens 32:129-36. 2010..In Study 2, the depressor effect of olmesartan was significantly stronger than those of other ARBs, which do not contain the DCD. These additive effects by olmesartan may be due to DCD...
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical StudyMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase IIMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Views of Privacy of Genetic InformationRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2005..The findings of this study can enhance further policy, professional and public education, and future research in this area. ..
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