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Welcome to your LibGuides resource for the Department of Ethics!  Use this guide to find web and print resources available through the Boston Children's Hospital Library, the Countway Library and beyond. This guide is a collaboration between the librarians Alison Clapp and Heather O'Leary and the Department of Ethics.  Please email us with any questions, comments or suggestions.

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Clinical Ethics in Pediatrics - Douglas S. Diekema (Editor); Mark R. Mercurio (Editor); Mary Beth Adam (Editor)
Call Number: WS 21 D54 2011
ISBN: 9780521173612
Publication Date: 2011-09-08

The Hastings Center Report, v. 43(4), July - August 2013

Print journal available at the Boston Children's Hospital Library.  Staff may email the libriarians for PDFs of any of these articles.

  • What's Not Being Shared in Shared Decision-Making?
    by Meredith Stark & Joseph J. Fins, p. 13 - 16
  • Incidental Findings in the Era of Whole Genome Sequencing?
    by Erik Parens, Paul Appelbaum & Wendy Chung, p. 16 - 19
  • Avoiding a "Death Panel" Redux
    by Nicole M. Piemonte & Laura Hermer, p. 20 - 29
    Other voices:
    Cuing "The Conversation," by Nancy Berlinger
    The "Good Planning Panel," by Thomas J. Smith & Joann Bodurtha
  • A Defense of Genetic Descrimination
    by Noah Levin, p. 33 - 42

Journal of Clinical Ethics, v. 24(2), Summer 2013

Print journal available at the Boston Children's Hospital Library.  Staff may email the libriarians for PDFs of any of these articles.

Featured Articles:

  • Why Careproviders May Conclude that Treating a Patient Is Futile
    by Edmund G. Howe, p. 83
  • Repetitive Foreign Body Ingestion: Ethical Considerations
    by Sarah Lytle, Susan J. Stagno & Barb Daly, p. 91
  • The Intensity and Frequency of Moral Distress Among Different Healthcare Disciplines
    by Susan Houston, et al., p. 98
  • "He Got His Last Wishes": Ways of Knowing a Loved One's End-of-Life Preferences and Whether Those Preferences Were Honored
    Angelina R. Wittich, et al., p. 113
  • Making Decisions for Hospitalized Older Adults: Ethical Factors Considered by Family Surrogates
    by Jenna Fritsch, Sandra Petronio, Paul R. Helft, & Alexia M. Torke, p. 125
  • The Threshold Moment: Ethical Tensions Surrounding Decision Making on Tracheostomy for Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
    by Arvind Venkat, p. 135
  • A Response to Dubler's Commentary on "Surmounting Elusive Barriers: The Case for Bioethics Mediation"
    by Edard J. Bergman, p. 144
  • The Art of the Chart Note in Clinical Ethics Consultation and Bioethics Mediation: Conveying Information that Can Be Understood and Evaluated
    by Nancy Neveloff Dubler, p. 148
  • Legal Briefing: The New Patient Self-Determination Act
    by Thaddeus Mason Pope, p. 156


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