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Ethical HIV Testing
An article in the April 2011 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics addresses ethical concerns over new recommendations for HIV testing, which appear to focus on implementation rather than the recommendations themselves, as discussed here with article co-author Teresa Celada of Wheaton College.
Ethical Stalemates in Clinical Research
How to resolve ethical stalemates in clinical research?
Ethically Impossible – Moral Culpability
Summer McGee discusses “Ethically Impossible,” the September 2011 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues report
Ethics and the Chronic Pain Stigma in Geriatric Populations
Why do geriatric populations consistently tend to underreport pain?
Ethics of Rationing vs Waste Avoidance
The ethical debate is now shifting from rationing to the avoidance of waste.
Frail Elderly Avoiding Unwanted Hospitalizations
Advance care planning is important for frail elderly patients.
POLST to TPOPP
POLST coalitions (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) are developing across the country.