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. Policy Forum May 2007 The Principle of Double Effect and Proportionate Reason Nicholas J. Kockler, MS, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2007;9(5):369-374. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2007.9.5.pfor2-0705. In the Literature Mar 2013 Conscience, Values, and Justice in Savulescu Alvan A. Ikoku, MD Virtual Mentor. 2013;15(3):-. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.3.jdsc1-1303. 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 Apr 2015 Making Ethical Progress without Ethical Theories Dien Ho, PhD AMA J Ethics. 2015;17(4):289-296. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.4.spec1-1504. 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 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.