February 18, 2019

The Devastating Allure of Medical Miracles

(Wired) – Consent in hand transplants is devilishly slippery: Can a person who has lost a hand properly weigh the allure of soon regaining such a vital part of themself against the seemingly distant probabilities of suffering treatment’s possible harms? … Read More

January 11, 2019

A New Edition of Clinical Ethics Is Now Available

Clinical Ethics (vol. 13, no. 3, 2018) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Ethical Concerns of Seeking Consent from Critically Ill, Mechanically Ventilated Patients for Research – A Matter of Possessing Capacity or Surrogate Insight” by Avelino … Read More

January 10, 2019

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 44, no. 9, 2018) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Consenting to Invasive Contraceptives: An Ethical Analysis of Adolescent Decision-Making Authority for Long-Acting Reversible Contraception” by Rosemary Talbot Behmer Hansen and Kavita Shah Arora … Read More

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