Tag Archives: evidence-based practices

“There’s no proof that anything works!” The ethics of COVID-19 research

The New York Times Magazine recently published a long-form story about the tension between treating patients with COVID-19 by any means that might improve their chances of survival and recovery, and enrolling them in clinical trials to establish the safety and efficacy of these treatments, thus improving care both for future patients and for those who survived the trial. Continue reading

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Listen: Activating and Empowering Patients

No Easy Answers in Bioethics Episode 15 How can shared decision-making tools and evidence-based guidelines be used to ensure that every patient receives the best care possible? How can patients be activated and equipped to interact with their provider and … Continue reading

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Antibiotics: No Clear Course

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Robyn Bluhm, PhD It’s something we’ve all been told: be sure to finish taking your antibiotic prescription. Don’t just stop when you begin to feel better. Doing so, … Continue reading

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The 2014-15 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar series kicks off with a discussion on ‘Designing for Diffusion’

Designing for Diffusion and Ethical Considerations Event Flyer Designing for Diffusion (D4D) means taking certain steps early in the process of innovation planning to heighten the likelihood of awareness, information seeking and advice seeking, trial adoption, and then effective implementation … Continue reading

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