New careers often emerge from new technology. Clinical ethics is one of them. Clinical ethicists assist health professionals in identifying, analyzing and resolving ethical issues that arise in health and healthcare.
A new and unique fundraiser, Art of the Wish, spotlights Kansas City art exhibition depicting older Americans’ wishes for the world and raises money for the Center for Practical Bioethics
Two ethicists at the Center for Practical Bioethics debate the topic: Should Doctors Refuse to Treat Unvaccinated People?
The Center shares principles and practices for ethical vaccine distribution that can benefit the healthcare industry now and in the future.
Challenging patient discharges are common events with strong ethical implications.
Healthcare workers are pouring themselves into their work to try and better the circumstances for their patients.
Problems are encountered in patient care when the language that some providers use with patients and family is inconsistent with that used by others.
The implications of isolation depend upon context. Is being alone sufficient to keep a patient in the hospital?
How do you access a patient’s medical preference when the patient is unable to express himself even when assisted?
At what point does a patient’s nonadherence to medical recommendations impact the provider/patient relationship so much that a beneficial relationship is not possible?