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Counseling Veterans With Suicidal Tendencies: Four Types of Guilt
Chaplains have a unique and valuable role to play in counseling military veterans.
Bariatric Surgery: Ethical Considerations in Adolescents and Adults with Cognitive Disabilities
Adults without cognitive issues can weigh the risks and benefits, while the issues that arise for adolescents parallel those of adults but tend to be more complex.
Preclinical Alzheimer’s: Study Examines Consequences of Documenting Biomarker Test Results
Tests for biomarkers that can identify preclinical Alzheimer’s disease are raising hopes for earlier treatments but are also raising new concerns about how the information will be used by insurers and employers.
NeuroEthics Program: Matters of the Mind
Cleveland Clinic’s NeuroEthics Program helps clinicians and researchers explore ethical issues and offers guidance to patients and families struggling with decisions on diagnosis and care.
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Ethical Considerations Paramount in Uterine Transplant
Bioethicists have been instrumental in identifying ethical issues inherent in this groundbreaking transplant. Careful consideration of all aspects of the multi-stage procedure helps recipients make an informed decision and minimize risk to the recipient and fetus
Institutional Conflict of Interest: Not Just a Relationship, but a Set of Circumstances
Physicians’ partnerships with industry can be beneficial to patients but the nuances of their relationships can be complex. These relationships must be evaluated closely and managed properly to maximize patient protections.
Female Physicians Receive Less in Industry-Sponsored Payments than Male Physicians
From sponsored research to speaker fees to meals, female physicians receive less compensation from industry than men. A new Cleveland Clinic study delves into this concerning disparity.
Considering Ethical Issues in Practice
In today’s healthcare environment multiple factors have emerged to contribute to new ethical dilemmas and questions for nurses. At Cleveland Clinic, nurses are using ethics rounds to address concerns.
A Look at Ethical Issues in Reproductive Medicine
Amazing advances in assisted reproduction, perinatal care and prenatal genetic screening are triggering fresh ethical concerns. Learn how reproductive medicine and bioethics specialists approach these issues.
e-Ethics Cleveland Clinic Offers a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Healthcare professionals, patients and families regularly encounter difficult ethical decisions, whether resources exist to help them or not. e-Ethics Cleveland Clinic extends bioethics services to providers and institutions who lack those resources.