Tag Archives: patient autonomy

Episode 4: Comparing Chinese and American Bioethics

Episode 4 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features guests Dr. Guobin Cheng, Adjunct Associate Professor with the Center for Ethics and Associate Professor at Southeast University in China, and Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson. Freshly back in East … Continue reading

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Terminal Illness and the Right to Ignorance

In a New York Times piece, Dr. Paul Kalanithi, chief neurosurgical resident at Stanford University, described his ambivalence about asking for his prognosis after being diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. Continue reading

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What ethical issues are raised by the uncertainty inherent in prognosis?

Join us for Alexander Smith’s lecture, “‘How long do I have, Doc?’ Ethical Issues in Prognostication for Older Adults, ” on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from noon till 1 pm in person or online. Continue reading

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Two Brownbags in November: learn about UK health policy, decision-making in pediatric oncology

NHS reforms: What is the Reality of Clinician-Led Purchasing of Health Services? Event Flyer In 1948 the National Health Service was established as a tax funded health service available to all, free at the point of access regardless of the … Continue reading

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