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Welcome is a primary moral obligation of clinicians, essential for appropriate compassionate medical care. Listening to patients' stories requires a prior welcoming disposition that enables the practitioner to listen well.
What do you do to start reading ethical grounding for a profession of hospital chaplaincy? Searching the book that you love to read first or find an interesting book that will make you want to read? Everybody has difference with their reason of reading a book. Actuary, reading habit must be from earlier. Many people may be love to read, but not a book. It's… (More)
To the Editor: We are a group of physicians, bioethicists, and scholars in allied fields who agree with the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) that the informed-consent documents that were used in the Surfactant, Positive Pressure, and Oxygenation Randomized Trial (SUPPORT) were seriously inadequate.1 The aims of the SUPPORT study were… (More)
Address reprint requests to: G. Douglas Hungerford, M.D., Radiology Department, Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA ish pus. Neurological studies were normal. Plain skull films were obtained, as well as computerized tomography (CT), demonstrating in Fig. 1 a lytic lesion in the parasagittal area of the left… (More)
Courage is indispensable. Telling caregivers they must be courageous in difficult circumstances is sometimes a back-handed endorsement of oppression, however.
The capacity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) to kill Staphylococcus aureus strains 502 A was studied in 25 patients receiving theophylline therapy and in normal healthy controls. A significant difference in PMN bactericidal capacity was found between controls and patients with serum theophylline levels higher than 8 micrograms/ml, as determined by… (More)
This review both praises Richard Miller's book--a thoughtful, judicious, and comprehensive analysis of bioethics for the pediatric age group, notably the first effort worthy of the name--and points out the work still to be done in this area, work firmly based in and illuminated by Miller's ground-breaking thesis. Specifically, the book rightly compels us to… (More)