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. In the Literature Jun 2019 Disentangling Evidence and Preference in Patient-Clinician Concordance Discussions Leah Z. G. Rand, DPhil and Zackary Berger, MD, PhD How should evidence be used to interpret and inform whether to accommodate patients’ requests for clinicians with specific traits? AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(6):E505-512. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.505.