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Influence of political power, medical provincialism, and economic incentives on the rationing of surgical intensive care unit beds
ObjectiveTo determine factors influencing rationing decisions in a surgical ICU during a temporary nursing shortage when two to six of the unit's 16 beds were closed. DesignBlinded, concurrent dataExpand
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The Paradigm of the Paradox: Women, Pregnant Women, and the Unequal Burdens of the Zika Virus Pandemic
The Zika pandemic provides biomedical scientists, clinicians, public health advocates, and governments a unique opportunity to advance reproductive justice by addressing the paradoxes outlined inExpand
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Defining Futile and Potentially Inappropriate Interventions: A Policy Statement From the Society of Critical Care Medicine Ethics Committee
Objectives: The Society of Critical Care Medicine and four other major critical care organizations have endorsed a seven-step process to resolve disagreements about potentially inappropriateExpand
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Fetal Risks, Relative Risks, and Relatives' Risks
Several factors related to fetal risk render it more or less acceptable in justifying constraints on the behavior of pregnant women. Risk is an unavoidable part of pregnancy and childbirth, one thatExpand
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Substance Abuse during Pregnancy: Clinical and Public Health Approaches
he treatment of pregnant women addicted to drugs provides an especially important and illustrative T example of how political and popular demands can successfully challenge professional ethical normsExpand
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Social work with older people [4th ed.]
This fourth edition of a social work 'classic' develops the knowledge, understanding and skill required to practise effectively with older people, enabling the reader to develop a critical approachExpand
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Ethical issues in umbilical cord blood banking. Working Group on Ethical Issues in Umbilical Cord Blood Banking.
OBJECTIVE Banking umbilical cord blood (UCB) to be used as a source of stem cells for transplantation is associated with a set of ethical issues. An examination of these issues is needed to informExpand
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Ethical Issues in Umbilical Cord Blood Banking
Objective. —Banking umbilical cord blood (UCB) to be used as a source of stem cells for transplantation is associated with a set of ethical issues. An examination of these issues is needed to informExpand
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The Incremental Value of Internet‐based Instruction as an Adjunct to Classroom Instruction: A Prospective Randomized Study
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A prospective, randomized study of educational outcomes, comparing a traditional classroom course in clinical ethics with the same course supplemented by Internet-based discussion. Expand
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Triage of Scarce Critical Care Resources in COVID-19 An Implementation Guide for Regional Allocation
Public health emergencies have the potential to place enormous strain on health systems. The current pandemic of the novel 2019 coronavirus disease has required hospitals in numerous countries toExpand
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