Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Case and Commentary May 2019 Should Physicians Offer a Ventricular Assist Device to a Pediatric Oncology Patient With a Poor Prognosis? Angira Patel, MD, MPH, Anna Joong, MD, Efrat Lelkes, MD, and Jeffrey G. Gossett, MD When evaluating a 10-year-old with leukemia and chemo-induced heart failure for VAD placement, a team considers what to do. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(5):E380-386. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.380. Viewpoint May 2022 Seven Points for Athletes to Consider Before Using a Dietary Supplement Amy B. Cadwallader, PhD Athletes should weigh several things before purchasing and consuming dietary supplements to protect their health, reputation, and the spirit of fair competition. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(5):E443-451. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.443. Case and Commentary Jan 2022 Should Dentists Treat Despite Medical Contraindications? Bernard Friedland, BChD, MSc, JD Some patients who need general medical care before a dental intervention can suffer increased risk for poor outcomes if they have compromised access to care. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(1):E6-12. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.6. Medical Education Sep 2021 What Should the Public Know About Implantable Material and Device Innovation in the US? Donna-Bea Tillman, PhD, MPA Device innovation has potential to improve patient outcomes over time, yet prospective benefits must be considered in light of risks. AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(9):E697-701. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2021.697.