Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Case and Commentary Sep 2007 Pregnant Women and Cervical Cancer: Balancing Best Interest of Mother and Fetus Watson A. Bowes, Jr., MD Virtual Mentor. 2007;9(9):600-604. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2007.9.9.ccas1-0709. 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 2021 Holding Curative and Palliative Intentions Antoinette Esce, MD and Susan McCammon, MD, MFA Differentiating between best palliative care options and the curative and palliative potential of surgery is key to developing dual intentional clarity. AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(10):E766-771. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2021.766. Policy Forum Mar 2018 Who Counts? What Counts? Place and the Limits of Perinatal Mortality Measures Claire Wendland, MD, PhD Perinatal mortality indicators like the maternal mortality ratio mask social determinants of health and undermine reproductive justice. AMA J Ethics. 2018;20(3):278-287. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2018.20.3.pfor2-1803. Medical Education Dec 2020 How Educators Can Help Prevent False Brain Death Diagnoses Farah Fourcand, MD and Diana M. Barratt, MD, MPH For many physicians, lack of understanding about brain death leads to confusion and muddles interactions with patients’ loved ones at the end of life. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1010-1018. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1010.