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. 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. Medical Education Dec 2020 How Educators Can Help Prevent False Brain Death Diagnoses Farah Fourcand, MD and Diana M. Barratt, MD, MPH For many physicians, lack of understanding about brain death leads to confusion and muddles interactions with patients’ loved ones at the end of life. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1010-1018. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1010.