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 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. 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 2015 Conscientious Refusal or Discrimination against Gay Parents? Judith Palfrey, MD AMA J Ethics. 2015;17(10):897-903. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.10.ecas1-1510. Medicine and Society Nov 2017 What Are the Professional, Political, and Ethical Challenges of Co-Creating Health Care Systems? Guddi Singh, MB BChir, MPH, John Owens, MA, PhD, and Alan Cribb, PhD AMA J Ethics. 2017;19(11):1132-1138. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.11.msoc1-1711. History of Medicine Apr 2022 Why Restoring Birth as Ceremony Can Promote Health Equity Marinah V. Farrell Until the mid-20th century, birth in the United States for Latinx Indigenous peoples was an ancestral ceremony guided by midwives and traditional healers. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(4):E326-332. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.326. 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.