A recent Wall Street Journal article discussed the issue of family consent for kidney donations from patients who lack decision making capacity (June 26, 2016). For example, a woman wanted to donate the
A recent story in the New York Times revealed the reflections of a researcher who had performed experiments on animals. Please click here for the story. An interesting quote from the article is as follows:
“I know firsthand that “responsible” research is not enough.
What we really need to examine is
A recent article by Douglas White and colleagues determined the prevalence and factors related to discordance about prognosis between physicians and surrogates who are making decisions for critically ill patients (JAMA. 2016;315(19):2086-2094. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5351). It is commonly thought that the misperceptions about prognosis by such