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01/09/2018

Symposium on Medical Futility in Perspectives on Biology and Medicine

Perspectives on Biology and Medicine is about to post its Special Issue on
Futility. This issue includes 150 pages by some of the leading thinkers on the issue and another five pages be me.


Introduction to the Special Issue
Martha Montello


The Abuse of Futility
Lawrence J. Schneiderman, Nancy S. Jecker, and Albert R. Jonsen


Resolving Family-Clinician Disputes in the Context of Contested Definitions of Futility
Gabriel T. Bosslet, Bernard Lo, and Douglas B. White


Getting Past Words: Futility and the Professional Ethics of Life-Sustaining Treatment
Allan S. Brett and Laurence B. McCullough


Futility: Definition and Goals
Howard Brody


Futile Treatment and Conquering Death
Daniel Callahan


Who Will Teach Us to Die? Reflections on Futility and Finitude
Larry R. Churchill


The Brutal but Utile Truth of “Futile”
Arthur R. Derse


Futility, Inappropriateness, Conflict, and the Complexity of Medical Decision-Making
Chris Feudtner and Pamela G. Nathanson


Futility, the Multiorganization Policy Statement, and the Schneiderman Response
Robert L. Fine


“Futility” as in English or “Futilities” as in French: A Valuable Semantic Misunderstanding?
Véronique Fournier


Mediative Fluency and Futility Disputes
Samantha F. Knowlton and Joseph J. Fins


Futile and Potentially Inappropriate Interventions: Semantics Matter
Alexander A. Kon


Intractable Disagreements About Futility
John Lantos


Medical Futility and “Brain Death”
Franklin G. Miller


The True Abuse of Futility
Laura Miller-Smith


Criterialism versus Deliberativism
Cheryl Misak


Medical Futility and Involuntary Passive Euthanasia
Michael Nair-Collins


Medical Futility and Potentially Inappropriate Treatment: Better Ethics with More Precise Definitions and Language
Thaddeus Mason Pope


The Concept of Futility: Recognizing the Importance of Context
Robert D. Truog


End-of-Life Futility Conversations: When Language Matters
Connie M. Ulrich


Why Some “Futile” Care Is “Appropriate”: The Implications for Conscientious Objection to Contraceptive Services
Robert M. Veatch


Nurturing Futility in the NICU: The Dutch Perspective
Eduard Verhagen

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