Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Policy Forum Mar 2005 Confidentiality and Consent in Adolescent Substance Abuse: An Update Melissa Weddle, MD, MPH and Patricia K. Kokotailo, MD, MPH Virtual Mentor. 2005;7(3):239-243. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.3.pfor1-0503. Policy Forum Dec 2020 What Should We Do About the Mismatch Between Legal Criteria for Death and How Brain Death Is Diagnosed? Nathaniel M. Robbins, MD and James L. Bernat, MD Criteria in statutes and tests used to diagnose brain death don’t always jibe, and this can undermine public trust in death pronouncements. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1038-1046. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1038. Medicine and Society Oct 2012 Adolescents’ Right to Consent to Reproductive Medical Care: Balancing Respect for Families with Public Health Goals Margaret Moon, MD, MPH Preventing bad outcomes for teens and their offspring was the impetus behind confidential care for reproductive health. Requiring parental involvement created an obstacle to the provision of necessary care. Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(10):805-808. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.10.msoc1-1210. AMA Code Says Feb 2012 AMA Code of Medical Ethics’ Opinions on Confidential Care for Sexually Active Minors and Physicians’ Exercise of Conscience in Refusal of Services AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(2):118-120. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.2.coet1-1202.