Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Case and Commentary Apr 2016 Prenatal Risk Assessment and Diagnosis of Down Syndrome: Strategies for Communicating Well with Patients Eva Schwartz, MD and Kishore Vellody, MD AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(4):359-364. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.4.ecas1-1604. Case and Commentary Jul 2010 “Please Let Me Hear My Son Cry Once” Wynne Morrison, MD, MBE Parents want their child with severe disabilities to be accorded the same respect a healthy child gets, including a physical exam in the ER to diagnose and perhaps treat a minor illness unrelated to his or her impairments. Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(7):530-534. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.7.ccas2-1007. 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. Case and Commentary Oct 2009 The Patient Who Says He Is Ready to Die Margaret Tarpley, MLS and John Tarpley, MD Virtual Mentor. 2009;11(10):761-765. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2009.11.10.ccas3-0910. Case and Commentary Oct 2015 Conscientious Refusal or Discrimination against Gay Parents? Judith Palfrey, MD AMA J Ethics. 2015;17(10):897-903. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.10.ecas1-1510. Case and Commentary Dec 2020 What Should We Do When Families Refuse Testing for Brain Death? Robert D. Truog, MD, MA, Wynne Morrison, MD, MBE, and Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD Two commentaries respond to a case about apnea testing to confirm death by neurologic criteria. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E986-994. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.986.