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Category: Ethics and End of Life

Exploring Ethics: Providing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to a Jehovah’s Witness

This article was first published in the August 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Discrimination and Racial Hostility in the ICU

This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Addressing Decision-Making Capacity

This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Mental Illness as a Rate-Limiting Step in Critical Care

This article was first published in the April 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Discrimination and Racial Hostility in the ICU

This article was first published in the April 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners.   

Exploring Ethics: Parents’ Requests for “Everything” in the Age of Charlie Gard

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: When Parents Act Before Clinicians Are Ready

This article was first published in the February 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Facing Resistance

This article was first published in the June 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: Neonatal Acrania and Organ Donation

This article was first published in the December 2017 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: The Ethics of Law Enforcement in the Inpatient Setting

This article was first published in the June 2018 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: The Ethical Obligation to Look Beyond Informed Consent

This article was first published in the February 2019 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: A Forbidden Conversation

This article was first published in the April 2015 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: The Guardianship Question

This article was first published in the February 2015 issue of Critical Connections. The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care practitioners. 

Exploring Ethics: How to Deal with Challenging Family Situations

"How to Deal with Challenging Family Situations" was published in the May/June/July 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The Exploring Ethics column features a case study and analysis meant to help readers gain a better appreciation of ethical issues facing critical care pra...

What Are the Ethical Principles of Medicine?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Principles of Medicine?"

What Is the Principle of Double Effect?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Is the Principle of Double Effect?"

How Can I Organize the Process of Making Ethical Decisions?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Can I Organize the Process of Making Ethical Decisions?"

What Resources Do You Recommend to Learn About Ethics and Bioethics?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Resources Do You Recommend to Learn About Ethics and Bioethics?"

What Are Some of the Important Legal Cases in Bioethics?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are Some of the Important Legal Cases in Bioethics?"

What Is Euthanasia?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Is Euthanasia?"