Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Case and Commentary Oct 2008 Physician and Parental Decision Making in Newborn Resuscitation, Commentary 2 Frank A. Chervenak, MD and Laurence B. McCullough, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2008;10(10):620-624. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.10.ccas1-0810. Case and Commentary May 2007 The Hard Case of Palliative Sedation Eran Klein, MD, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2007;9(5):345-349. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2007.9.5.ccas3-0705. Case and Commentary Sep 2013 Weighing Risks and Benefits of Prescribing Antidepressants during Pregnancy Benjamin C. Silverman, MD and Anne F. Gross, MD Virtual Mentor. 2013;15(9):746-752. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.9.ecas1-1309. Art of Medicine May 2013 Pain and the Paintbrush: The Life and Art of Frida Kahlo Fernando Antelo, MD In the iconic painting Broken Column, Kahlo represents her spine as a Greek column that is fractured and disintegrating. In this beautiful and tragic interpretation, the fractured column bespeaks Kahlo’s physical weakness and emotional instability. Virtual Mentor. 2013;15(5):460-465. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.5.imhl1-1305. 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 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. 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. State of the Art and Science Oct 2019 Should Clinicians Leave “Expanded” Carrier Screening Decisions to Patients? Amanda Fakih, MHSA and Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBE Testing everyone for everything identifies more fetal conditions, but confusion persists about whether clinicians should leave screening decisions to patients. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(10):E858-864. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.858.