Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent 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. 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.