Clinical Ethics in Catastrophic Situations: Mapping a Standard of Care — Journal of Clinical Ethics Special Publication

The Journal of Clinical Ethics has made a special publication open access - "Clinical Ethics in Catastrophic Situations: Mapping a Standard of Care." Bedside Ethics and Health System Catastrophe: Imagine If You Will . . .Jeffrey T. Berger, Guest Editor A Possible Application of Care-Based Ethics to People with Disabilities during a PandemicEdmund G. HoweFamily Participation in the Care of Patients in Public Health DisastersTia PowellSufficiency of Care in Disasters: Ventilation, Ventilator Triage, and the Misconception of Guideline-Driven TreatmentGriffin TrotterPandemic Preparedness Planning: Will Provisions for Involuntary Termination of Life Support Invite Active Euthanasia?Jeffrey T. BergerShould Palliative Care Be a Necessity or a Luxury during an Overwhelming Health Catastrophe?Philip M. RosoffTaking Seriously the “What Then?” Question: An Ethical Framework for the Responsible Management of Medical DisastersLaurence B. McCulloughLegal Briefings: Crisis Standards of Care and Legal Protection during Disasters and EmergenciesThaddeus Mason Pope and Mitchell F. PalazzoImagining the Unthinkable, Illuminating the PresentJeffrey T. Berger, Guest EditorHow Can Careproviders Most Help Patients during a Disaster?Edmund G. HoweAn Ethical Framework for the Responsible Management of Pregnant Patients in a Medical DisasterFrank A. Chervenak and Laurence B. McCulloughNon-Pharmaceutical Interventions to Limit Transmission of a Pandemic Virus: The Need for Compleme...
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