AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. January 2016, Volume 18, Number 1: 1-94.

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Promises and Challenges in Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Ethics Poll

Poll Question 1

Your patient is a child with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who needs a bone marrow transplant. The only suitable match is the child’s younger sibling, who is hesitant and afraid and is not ready to assent to undergo surgery. What will you do?
For an analysis of this set of ethical questions and issues, see the January issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Content Question 1

Which of the following is false about the concept of therapeutic privilege?
Find an answer to this question in the January issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

From the Editor

“Nothing About Us Without Us”: Toward Patient- and Family-Centered Care
Trisha Paul
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:3-5.

Ethics Cases

Could Good Care Mean Withholding Information from Patients?
Commentary by Benjamin D. Long and Andrew G. Shuman
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:6-11.

What’s the Role of Autonomy in Patient- and Family-Centered Care When Patients and Family Members Don’t Agree?
Commentary by Laura Sedig
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:12-17.

Should Children be Asked to be Bone Marrow Donors for Siblings?
Commentary by Katrina Ann Williamson and Christian J. Vercler
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:18-23.

Podcast

Patient-and Family-Centered Care’s Reach—An Interview with Kelly Parent Listen

Medical Education

Teaching Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Integrating Shared Humanity into Medical Education Curricula
Kelly Parent, Kori Jones, Lauren Phillips, Jennifer N. Stojan, Joseph B. House
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:24-32.

Creating Value with the Patient- and Family-Centered Care Methodology and Practice: What Trainees Need to Know, Why, and Strategies for Medical Education
Anthony M. Digioia III and Pamela K. Greenhouse
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:33-39.

Patient- and Family-Centered Care: It’s Not Just for Pediatrics Anymore
Aaron M. Clay and Bridget Parsh
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:40-44.

The Code Says

The AMA Code of Medical Ethics’ Opinions Relevant to Patient- and Family-Centered Care
Danielle Chaet
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:45-48.

State of the Art and Science

Patient- and Family-Centered Care: A Systematic Approach to Better Ethics and Care
Michael L. Millenson, Eve Shapiro, Pamela K. Greenhouse, and Anthony M. DiGioia
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:49-55.

Medicine and Society

Moving Past Individual and “Pure” Autonomy: The Rise of Family-Centered Patient Care
Lee H. Igel and Barron H. Lerner
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:56-62.

Images of Healing and Learning

We Got Your Back: Patient Advocacy Through Art
Regina Holliday
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:63-68.

Medical Narrative

Taking Our Oath Seriously: Compassion for Patients
Ramy Sedhom
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:69-72.

Second Thoughts

Evidence-Based Design: Structuring Patient- and Family-Centered ICU Care
Allyn Rippin
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:73-76.

Correspondence

Physician Health Programs and the Social Contract
Philip J. Candilis
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:77-81.

Resources

Suggested Readings and Resources
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:82-90.

About the Contributors
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AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:91-94.