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  • Beyond Living Wills

    Are living wills too ambiguous to guide medical decision making?

  • 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 University College of Medicine Midwest Medical Ethics, Summer 1988

  • The Case of Helga Wanglie – Futile Treatment

    Case Study – The Case of Helga Wanglie – Futile Treatment Does the suggestion of withdrawal of life-sustaining technologies reflect moral decay in our culture?

  • Medical Futility: Wrong Medicine?

    Lawrence Schneiderman, professor emeritus at the University of California at San Diego and co-author of a new book, Wrong Medicine – Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment, discusses new approaches to the concept of medical futility.