Introduction: Defining Cases in Pediatric Bioethics
Aaron Wightman, Douglas Diekema
The Hopkins Mongol Case": The Dawn of the Bioethics Movement
Who Is the Next “Baby Doe?” From Trisomy 21 to Trisomy 13 and 18 and Beyond
Jennifer C. Kett
Uncertainty: An Uncomfortable Companion to Decision-making for Infants
Jeanne A. Krick, Jacob S. Hogue, Tyler R. Reese, Matthew A. Studer
Adolescent Brain Development and Medical Decision-making
Douglas S. Diekema
When Does A Minor’s Legal Competence To Make Health Care Decisions Matter?
Lois A. Weithorn
Ethical Issues Raised by the Media Portrayal of Adolescent Transplant Refusals
Lainie Friedman Ross
An Organ for My Child: Public Appeals for Limited Resources
Aaron Wightman, Michael Freeman
Public Appeals Challenging Criteria for Pediatric Organ Transplantation
Aviva M. Goldberg
The Charlie Gard Case, and the Ethics of Obstructing International Transfer of Seriously Ill Children
Reflections on Charlie Gard and the Best Interests Standard From Both Sides of the Atlantic Ocean
Lainie Friedman Ross
The Suffering Child: Claims of Suffering in Seminal Cases and What To Do About Them
Annie B. Friedrich
Pediatric Suffering and the Burden of Proof
Defining Death: Lessons From the Case of Jahi McMath
Robert D. Truog
Jahi McMath: Lessons Learned
Ferguson v. City of Charleston Redux: Motivated Reasoning and Coercive Interventions in Pregnancy
Mary Faith Marshall, Julia Taylor, Debra DeBruin
Protection Versus Progress: The Challenge of Research on Cannabis Use During Pregnancy
Katherine E. MacDuffie, Natalia M. Kleinhans, Kaeley Stout, Benjamin S. Wilfond
Police consider tear gas, stun guns, and other "less-lethal" weapons essential to public safety. But, too often, it’s their use that threatens safety. It’s time to explore medicine’s complicity in perpetuating brutality that disproportionately impacts nonwhite communities, especially Black Americans.
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Compassion & Choices reports that 42 large medical centers, hospitals, and hospices across the state have adopted policies allowing their doctors to offer MAID to terminally ill patients who request it.
The New Jersey Hospital Association has a implementation toolkit here. Compassion & Choices has a free online “Find Care” tool that enables New Jerseyans to find the nearest healthcare facility with this patient-supportive policy.
Personal ventilators used by people with disabilities should not reallocated to people with Covid-19. Triage protocols should be immediately clarified and explicitly state that personal ventilators will be protected in all cases.