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A man's legs.

Case Study – Whose Decision?

Jorge replies, “I don’t want to die! But please, please, don't cut off my legs! Please, Doctor! No one will ...
ICU monitor.

Case Study –Too little, too late… almost

Angelie is tired and losing motivation. She feels hopeless and is struggling to find the passion that led her to ...
Case Study – Trying to Honor Johnny’s Wishes

Case Study – Trying to Honor Johnny’s Wishes

“I know I’m not doing well and that my time here is limited. So, I want you to promise me ...
Man standing high up.

Case Study – “God will restore his leg. The doctors will see.” Patient Nonadherence.

Collin takes a moment to further underscore the complications and consequences that may arise from not having the leg amputated, ...
Nurse looking distressed.

Case Study – Moral Dimensions of Medical Negligence

I should have been paying more attention. Should have insisted on either helping Lyle or finding a CNA to do ...
Nurse resting on a sofa.

Case Study – Moral Distress of Hospital Workers

Unable to answer the question definitively, Sandra is left speechless. This is not the first patient with severe COVID for ...
Person holding up their hand to the camera with the word "no" written on it.

Case Study – It’s been prescribed. She won’t take it. The Ethics of Non-Adherence

. . .her PCP notes that Peggy was prescribed blood pressure medication several years ago, which she has not been ...
A portrait of a young boy.

Case Study – Vaccinating Children

Anwar is a five-year old child who is eligible to get a recommended COVID vaccine recently approved for children 5-11 ...
Microscopic view of blood vein.

Case Study – The Ethics of Blood Shortages

Her hemoglobin is notably low, requiring transfusions to make the patient feel better, but without any hemorrhaging site noted. With ...