January 10, 2017

Organ Transplants in the US Are on the Rise, but the Reason Why Means It’s Not Exactly a Public Health Triumph

(Quartz) – Organ transplants in the United States reached a record high for the fourth consecutive year. In 2016, more than 33,600 organ transplants were performed in the US, according to preliminary data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network … Read More

December 22, 2016

A New Edition of Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy Is Now Available

Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy (vol. 19, no. 4, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Separation Wall and the Right to Healthcare” by Melania Borgo and Mario Picozzi “Rethinking the Ethical Approach to Health Information Management Through Narration: … Read More

December 21, 2016

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 23, no. 7, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “What Ethics for Case Managers? Literature Review and Discussion” by Aline Corvol, Grégoire Moutel, and Dominique Somme “The Moral Courage of Nursing Students Who Complete Advance … Read More

December 19, 2016

A New Edition of Clinical Ethics is Now Available

Clinical Ethics (vol. 11, no. 4, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Rationing at the Bedside: Immoral or Unavoidable?” by Morten Magelssen, Per Nortvedt, and Jan Helge Solbakk “The Legal Justification for Donor Optimisation Procedures” by Sarah-Jane Brown … Read More

December 8, 2016

Organ Traffickers Lock Up People to Harvest Their Kidneys. Here Are the Politics Behind the Organ Trade.

(The Washington Post) – The organ trade typically takes place in developing countries whose hospitals are advanced enough to offer transplant services. It originated in India in the 1980s; in the following years, Pakistan, the Philippines, Egypt and China (where … Read More

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