Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Health Law Mar 2020 Which Legal Approaches Help Limit Harms to Patients From Clinicians’ Conscience-Based Refusals? Rachel Kogan, JD, Katherine L. Kraschel, JD, and Claudia E. Haupt, PhD, JSD When a clinician refuses to do a procedure consistent with standard of care for a patient, legal resources can be helpful. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(3):E209-216. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.209. Medicine and Society Mar 2020 How Should We Judge Whether and When Mission Statements Are Ethically Deployed? Kellie E. Schueler and Debra B. Stulberg, MD Mission statements offer limited benefit when patients do not have meaningful choices about where to seek care and can be misused. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(3):E239-247. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.239. Medicine and Society May 2010 Are Cosmetic Surgeons Complicit in Promoting Suspect Norms of Beauty? Jordan Amadio Some question whether plastic surgeons bear responsibility for promoting suspect norms of beauty, given that certain types of cosmetic enhancements reinforce common conceptions of normality that are harmful to society. Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(5):401-405. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.5.msoc1-1005. 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.