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The Case of John: Refusal to Eat in a Long-Term Care Facility

The Case of John: Refusal to Eat in a Long-Term Care Facility Prepared by Rosemary Flanigan, Director of Ethics Committee Development and Education, Midwest Bioethics Center, Kansas City, Missouri.
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The Case of Mary Jo Hoffman: The Wanted, Unwanted Doctor

The Case of Mary Jo Hoffman: The Wanted, Unwanted Doctor Bioethics Forum 16 (3) Case by David Emmott, MD, and Helen Emmott, RN Discussion Questions Compiled by Robert Potter, MD,...
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The Case of Melinda and Matt: Ethical Indicators of Futility in Critically Ill New Mother

The Case of Melinda and Matt: Ethical Indicators of Futility in Critically Ill New Mother Bioethics Forum 13 (2), Summer 1997 Case Study Prepared by Rosemary Flanigan, Director of Ethics...
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The Case of Beth: Is More Better in Oncology?

The Case of Beth: Is More Better in Oncology? Personal vs. Organizational Ethics in Experimental Treatment By Rosemary Flanigan Bioethics Forum, Fall 1995
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The Case of Jehovah’s Witness: A Minor Requiring Blood Products

The Case of Jehovah’s Witness: A Minor Requiring Blood Products A sixteen-year-old male member of Jehovah's Witnesses incurred injuries in an auto accident.  The injuries required surgery.
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The Case of Jennie M: To Tube Feed or Not

The Case of Jennie M: To Tube Feed or Not Analysis by Saint Luke's Hospital Ethical Concerns Committee This committee, consisting of four RNs, two chaplains, two social workers, one...
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The Case of Jesse, Unrepresented and Homeless

The Case of Jesse, Unrepresented and Homeless A 60-year-old homeless man, “Jesse”, is found confused and in distress by a passerby who calls 911. Paramedics bring the man to the...
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Case Study: The Case of Joe

Case Study: The Case of Joe "Joe" is a 62-year-old building contractor who has been in an ICU for the past 10 weeks. He had gone to his community hospital...
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The Case of Sepsis in a Newborn

The Case of Sepsis in a Newborn Adapted from a Case Study by William G. Bartholome, M.D., M.T.S. Case Analysis: Dr. Donna A. Caniano Assistant Professor of Surgery, Ohio State...
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The Case of Teresa: Patient Vulnerability from a System’s Failure to Protect

The Case of Teresa: Patient Vulnerability from a System’s Failure to Protect Case and discussion questions posed by Linda Johnson, MSW, and Robert Potter, MD, PhD, Midwest Bioethics Center, Kansas...
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Case Study: Theresa – I Don’t Pray, I Paint

Case Study: Theresa – I Don’t Pray, I Paint Bioethics Forum, Spring 1993 By Tom Spanbauer Tom Spanbauer is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of...
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The Case of Sheila and Nick: Sheila Shares Her Boyfriend’s Experience at the VA
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The Case of Sheila and Nick: Sheila Shares Her Boyfriend’s Experience at the VA

The Case of Sheila and Nick: Sheila Shares Her Boyfriend’s Experience at the VA "Is this where I'm s'posed to be at? Is this the place? You all are nurses?...
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The Case of Russell: Adults with Disabilities as Essential Partners in Their Healthcare
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The Case of Russell: Adults with Disabilities as Essential Partners in Their Healthcare

The Case of Russell: Adults with Disabilities as Essential Partners in Their Healthcare The following is an account of how one young man, born with a disability, took control over...
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The Case of Megan and Ken: Confidentiality of a Diagnosis
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The Case of Megan and Ken: Confidentiality of a Diagnosis

The Case of Megan and Ken: Confidentiality of a Diagnosis Megan and Ken have been married for twenty-two years. They have three girls, the youngest, Katie, graduates from high school...
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The Case of Jimmy: Out of Hospital DNRs for School-Aged Children
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The Case of Jimmy: Out of Hospital DNRs for School-Aged Children

The Case of Jimmy: Out of Hospital DNRs for School-Aged Children Jimmy is twelve years old, bright, interacts well with teachers and other students, and really likes to go to...
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