Dr Truog discusses the evolution of criteria for deciding when it is acceptable to take organs from people for transplant. He contrasts the standard approach of "brain death" where the heart is still beating, to an approach where brain death has not occurred, and organs are removed after the heart stops on its own then restarted to preserve the organs.
Delayed Transitions: Ethical Issues in the Care of Adult Patients at a Children’s Hospital
Responding to a Parental Request to Not Tell an Adolescent That She Has Cancer
Provider Grand Rounds - May 25, 2017
Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Novel Treatments and the Ethical Quagmires That Surround Them
Ethical Dilemmas About Discharging Patients When There Are Disagreements Concerning Safety
Provider Grand Rounds - January 19, 2017
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