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. Viewpoint Apr 2014 Inappropriate Obstructions to Access: The FDA’s Handling of Plan B Susan F. Wood, PhD The FDA’s approval for over-the-counter sales of emergency contraception marked a departure from its standard approval process and obstructed access to a safe and effective drug. That departure could set a dangerous precedent for future decisions. Virtual Mentor. 2014;16(4):295-301. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.4.oped1-1404. 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. In the Literature Feb 2012 Barriers and Biases: Ethical Considerations for Providing Emergency Contraception to Adolescents in the Emergency Department Rebecca C. Thilo Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(2):121-125. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.2.jdsc1-1202. 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.