Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Viewpoint Sep 2009 Informed Consent and Prenatal Testing: The Kennedy-Brownback Act Adrienne Asch, PhD and David Wasserman, JD Virtual Mentor. 2009;11(9):721-724. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2009.11.9.oped1-0909. 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 Jan 2021 How Should a Physician Respond to Discovering Her Patient Has Been Forcibly Sterilized? Rebecca Kluchin, PhD Sterilization requires physicians’ surgical skills. Forced sterilization requires many clinicians’ complicity. AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(1):E18-25. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2021.18. Viewpoint Jan 2004 Activism? Yes! The AMA? Maybe Not Howard Brody, MD, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2004;6(1):48-49. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2004.6.1.oped1-0401. Case and Commentary May 2008 Securing Diagnostic Services within System Constraints Bruce Patsner, MD, JD Virtual Mentor. 2008;10(5):278-281. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.5.ccas3-0805. 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. Medicine and Society May 2005 A Faith-Based Clinic in Chicago Meme Wang, MPH Virtual Mentor. 2005;7(5):382-386. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.5.msoc1-0505. 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.