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  1. Douglas N. Walton (1983). Ethics of Withdrawal of Life-Support Systems: Case Studies on Decision-Making in Intensive Care. Greenwood Press.score: 750.0
    " Journal of the American Medical Association "Walton has made a successful attempt to write about medical concerns without ever leaving the layperson to ...
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  2. Nancy N. Dubler (1993). Ethics on Call: Taking Charge of Life-and-Death Choices in Today's Health Care System. Vintage Books.score: 432.0
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  3. M. Harris, A. P. Jagodzinski & K. R. Greene (2001). Roles for Knowledge-Based Computer Systems: Case Studies in Maternity Care. [REVIEW] AI and Society 15 (4):386-395.score: 327.0
    The design of medical knowledge-based computer systems requires effective interdisciplinary communication for the development of a community sharing common goals and a common language for design. Over the past 9 years the Perinatal Research Group, an interdisciplinary team of computer scientists, engineers and clinicians, have developed a prototype knowledge-based computer system to aid clinicians in the care of women in labour. The group were uncertain which approach to adopt to progress this system from a prototype to a useful clinical (...)
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  4. Hisako Inaba (2008). A Comparative Case Study of American and Japanese Medical Care of a Terminally Ill Patient. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 5:19-31.score: 286.0
    How is a terminally ill patient treated by the surrounding people in the U.S. and Japan? How does a terminally ill patient decide on his or her own treatment? These questions will be examined in a study of intensive medical care, received by a terminally ill Japanese cancer patient in the U.S. and Japan. This casereflects the participant observation by a Japanese anthropologist for about 8 years in the United States and Japan on one patient who was hospitalized in (...)
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  5. John E. Thomas, Wilfrid J. Waluchow & Elisabeth Gedge (eds.) (2014). Well and Good, Fourth Edition: Case Studies in Health Care Ethics. Broadview Press.score: 274.5
    Well and Good presents a combination of "classic" and little-known cases in health care ethics. These cases, accompanied by information about the major ethical theories, give students a chance to grapple with the ethical challenges faced by health care practitioners, policy makers, and recipients. The authors' narrative style and leading questions provoke student interest and engagement, while allowing instructors the freedom to draw from the theoretical perspectives they consider most useful. This fourth edition includes an expanded discussion of (...)
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  6. Casper Bruun Jensen (2008). Power, Technology and Social Studies of Health Care: An Infrastructural Inversion. [REVIEW] Health Care Analysis 16 (4):355-374.score: 271.5
    Power, dominance, and hierarchy are prevalent analytical terms in social studies of health care. Power is often seen as residing in medical structures, institutions, discourses, or ideologies. While studies of medical power often draw on Michel Foucault, this understanding is quite different from his proposal to study in detail the “strategies, the networks, the mechanisms, all those techniques by which a decision is accepted” [Foucault, M. (1988). In Politics, philosophy, culture: Interviews and other writings 1977–84 (pp. 96–109). (...)
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  7. Y. Michael Barilan (2003). Revisiting the Problem of Jewish Bioethics: The Case of Terminal Care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 13 (2):141-168.score: 259.5
    : This paper examines the main Jewish sources relevant to end-of-life ethics, two Talmudic stories, the early modern code of law (Shulhan Aruch), and contemporary Halakhaic (religious law) responsa. Some Orthodox rabbis object to the use of artificial life support that prolongs the life of a dying patient and permit its active discontinuation when the patient is suffering. Other rabbis believe that every medical measure must be taken in order to prolong life. The context of the discussion is the recent (...)
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  8. Lachlan Forrow, Norman Daniels & James E. Sabin (forthcoming). Case Studies: When Is Home Care Medically Necessary? Hastings Center Report.score: 256.5
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  9. Robert I. Misbin & David H. Miller (forthcoming). Case Studies:" Make Me Live": Autonomy and Terminal Illness. Hastings Center Report.score: 256.5
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  10. J. Spike (1998). Physicians' Responsibilities in the Care of Suicidal Patients: Three Case Studies. Journal of Clinical Ethics 9 (3):306.score: 256.5
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  11. Charles D. Douglas, Ian H. Kerridge & Rachel A. Ankeny (2013). Narratives of 'Terminal Sedation', and the Importance of the Intention-Foresight Distinction in Palliative Care Practice. Bioethics 27 (1):1-11.score: 250.0
    The moral importance of the ‘intention–foresight’ distinction has long been a matter of philosophical controversy, particularly in the context of end-of-life care. Previous empirical research in Australia has suggested that general physicians and surgeons may use analgesic or sedative infusions with ambiguous intentions, their actions sometimes approximating ‘slow euthanasia’. In this paper, we report findings from a qualitative study of 18 Australian palliative care medical specialists, using in-depth interviews to address the use of sedation at the end of (...)
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  12. Saskia M. Tuijn, Huub van den Bergh, Paul Robben & Frans Janssens (forthcoming). Experimental Studies to Improve the Reliability and Validity of Regulatory Judgments on Health Care in the Netherlands: A Randomized Controlled Trial and Before and After Case Study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.score: 247.5
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  13. Jack Coulehan (2011). Deep Hope: A Song Without Words. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 32 (3):143-160.score: 216.0
    Hope helps alleviate suffering. In the case of terminal illness, recent experience in palliative medicine has taught physicians that hope is durable and often thrives even in the face of imminent death. In this article, I examine the perspectives of philosophers, theologians, psychologists, clinicians, neuroscientists, and poets, and provide a series of observations, connections, and gestures about hope, particularly about what I call “deep hope.” I end with some proposals about how such hope can be sustained and enhanced (...)
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  14. Geartsje Boonstra, Diederick E. Grobbee, Eelko Hak, René S. Kahn & Huibert Burger (2011). Initiation of Antipsychotic Treatment by General Practitioners. A Case–Control Study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 17 (1):12-17.score: 216.0
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  15. Robert M. Veatch (2008). Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics. Oxford University Press.score: 207.0
    Every pharmacist, aware or not, is constantly making ethical choices. Sometimes these choices are dramatic, life-and-death decisions, but often they will be more subtle, less conspicuous choices that are nonetheless important. Assisted suicide, conscientious refusal, pain management, equitable and efficacious distribution of drug resources within institutions and managed care plans, confidentiality, and alternative and non-traditional therapies are among the issues that are of unique concern to pharmacists. One way of seeing the implications of such issues and the moral choices (...)
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  16. Sue Ross, Charles Weijer, Amiram Gafni, Ariel Ducey, Carmen Thompson & Rene Lafreniere (2010). Ethics, Economics and the Regulation and Adoption of New Medical Devices: Case Studies in Pelvic Floor Surgery. BMC Medical Ethics 11 (1):14-.score: 207.0
    Background: Concern has been growing in the academic literature and popular media about the licensing, introduction and adoption of surgical devices before full effectiveness and safety evidence is available to inform clinical practice. Our research will seek empirical survey evidence about the roles, responsibilities, and information and policy needs of the key stakeholders in the introduction into clinical practice of new surgical devices for pelvic floor surgery, in terms of the underlying ethical principals involved in the economic decision-making process, using (...)
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  17. Christine Ceci (2006). 'What She Says She Needs Doesn't Make a Lot of Sense': Seeing and Knowing in a Field Study of Home-Care Case Management. Nursing Philosophy 7 (2):90-99.score: 195.5
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  18. Vincent Gauthereau & Christina Mauléon (2011). Promoting a Safety Culture in Health Care. Presenting a Relational-Interpretive Perspective. Medicine Studies 2 (4):265-278.score: 193.5
    This paper analyses various approaches to the concept of a ‘safety culture’ in terms of their epistemological assumptions regarding the nature of learning. As a result of this analysis, the study proposes a relational-interpretive framework for the promotion of safety in health care, which is based on relational theories and the philosophy of conceptual pragmatism as this can be used to integrate the various strands of current safety research. In particular, the approach based on a relational-interpretive perspective can bridge (...)
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  19. A. N. Azotam (2012). Pediatric Consent: Case Study Analysis Using a Principles Approach. Nursing Ethics 19 (4):581-585.score: 192.0
    This article will explore pediatric consent through the analysis of a clinical case study using the principles of biomedical ethics approach. Application of the principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice will be dissected in order to attempt to establish resolution of the ethical dilemma. The main conflict in this case study deals with whether the wishes of an adolescent for end-of-life care should be followed or should the desire of his parents outweigh this request. In (...) cancer, the hope of early palliative care and dignity in dying serve as priorities in therapy. Application of the moral principles to both sides of the dilemma aided in providing an objective resolution to uphold pediatric consent. (shrink)
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  20. S. Dam, T. A. Abma, M. J. M. Kardol & G. A. M. Widdershoven (2012). “Here's My Dilemma”. Moral Case Deliberation as a Platform for Discussing Everyday Ethics in Elderly Care. Health Care Analysis 20 (3):250-267.score: 190.0
    Our study presents an overview of the issues that were brought forward by participants of a moral case deliberation (MCD) project in two elderly care organizations. The overview was inductively derived from all case descriptions (N = 202) provided by participants of seven mixed MCD groups, consisting of care providers from various professional backgrounds, from nursing assistant to physician. The MCD groups were part of a larger MCD project within two care institutions (residential homes and (...)
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  21. S. Van der Dam, T. A. Abma, M. J. M. Kardol & G. A. M. Widdershoven (2012). “Here's My Dilemma”. Moral Case Deliberation as a Platform for Discussing Everyday Ethics in Elderly Care. Health Care Analysis 20 (3):250-267.score: 190.0
    Our study presents an overview of the issues that were brought forward by participants of a moral case deliberation (MCD) project in two elderly care organizations. The overview was inductively derived from all case descriptions (N = 202) provided by participants of seven mixed MCD groups, consisting of care providers from various professional backgrounds, from nursing assistant to physician. The MCD groups were part of a larger MCD project within two care institutions (residential homes and (...)
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  22. Carmel M. Martin, Deirdre Grady, Susan Deaconking, Catherine McMahon, Atieh Zarabzadeh & Brendan O'Shea (2011). Complex Adaptive Chronic Care – Typologies of Patient Journey: A Case Study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 17 (3):520-524.score: 189.5
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  23. Jacqueline G. Ord (1995). The Ethics of NHS Computing: A Terminal Case. [REVIEW] AI and Society 9 (1):80-90.score: 182.0
    Value in the British National Health Service have shifted away from patient care towards financial control. However, in the quest for efficiency , huge amounts of NHS money have been wasted on computer system which failed. In this paper, I draw on a case study to explore some of the ethical issues which underlie this kind of waste of resources. Issues include the gap between public pronouncements and personal experience, the chaos of which lies behind the facade of (...)
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  24. L. -C. Huang, C. -H. Chen, H. -L. Liu, H. -Y. Lee, N. -H. Peng, T. -M. Wang & Y. -C. Chang (2013). The Attitudes of Neonatal Professionals Towards End-of-Life Decision-Making for Dying Infants in Taiwan. Journal of Medical Ethics 39 (6):382-386.score: 180.0
    The purposes of research were to describe the neonatal clinicians' personal views and attitudes on neonatal ethical decision-making, to identify factors that might affect these attitudes and to compare the attitudes between neonatal physicians and neonatal nurses in Taiwan. Research was a cross-sectional design and a questionnaire was used to reach different research purposes. A convenient sample was used to recruit 24 physicians and 80 neonatal nurses from four neonatal intensive care units in Taiwan. Most participants agreed with suggesting (...)
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  25. Luís G. Soto & Carlos Sánchez Fernández de la Vega (2013). Verdad y atención al enfermo terminal. Revista de Filosofía (Madrid) 38 (1):139-158.score: 180.0
    The aim of this text is to examine the issue of truth telling in doctor-patient relationships, namely in the case of terminal patients. We analyze the problems and attitudes regarding truth telling that there are present when patients suffer from mortal diseases. We conclude that it is very important to keep a fluent and truthful communication in the doctor-patient relationship. We also examine and stress the role that general practitioners can play in the care of terminal (...)
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  26. Pingyue Jin, Nikola Biller‐Andorno & Verina Wild (2014). Ethical Implications of Case‐Based Payment in China: A Systematic Analysis. Developing World Bioethics 14 (2).score: 180.0
    How health care providers are paid affects how medicine is practiced. It is thus important to assess provider payment models not only from the economic perspective but also from the ethical perspective. China recently started to reform the provider payment model in the health care system from fee-for-service to case-based payment. This paper aims to examine this transition from an ethical perspective. We collected empirical studies on the impact of case-based payment in the Chinese health (...)
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  27. Cindy A. Stearns (1997). How Physicians Lost Out to Managed Care: A Case Study of Accommodation and Resistance in a Medical Community. Journal of Medical Humanities 18 (4):261-271.score: 178.0
    This paper involves a case study of physicians working in an urban Midwestern region. It raises questions surrounding how physicians adapted to, encouraged and resisted the increasing presence of managed care in their work lives. The patterning of physician accommodation to managed care and the failure of physicians to mount any effective organized resistance in Metro has some important implications for theories about professional dominance and decline.
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  28. Arno van Raak, Siebren Groothuis, Robert van der Aa, Martien Limburg & Leti Vos (2010). Shifting Stroke Care From the Hospital to the Nursing Home: Explaining the Outcomes of a Dutch Case. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 16 (6):1203-1208.score: 173.0
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  29. John Abraham (2008). The Politics and Bio-Ethics of Regulatory Trust: Case-Studies of Pharmaceuticals. [REVIEW] Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 11 (4):415-426.score: 171.0
    Drawing on case studies from the modern era of pharmaceutical regulation in the UK, US and Europe, I examine how the extent and distribution of trust between regulators, the pharmaceutical industry, and the medical profession about drug testing and monitoring influences knowledge and regulatory judgements about the efficacy and safety of prescription drugs. Introducing the concepts of ‘acquiescent’ and ‘investigative’ norms of regulatory trust, I demonstrate how investigative norms of regulatory trust—which deter pharmaceutical companies from assuming that their (...)
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  30. Sarah B. Laditka & Margaret M. Houck (2006). Student-Developed Case Studies: An Experiential Approach for Teaching Ethics in Management. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 64 (2):157 - 167.score: 162.0
    To prepare for ethically challenging situations in the workplace, it is useful for students to explore their attitudes toward ethical issues and their own value systems. An experiential assignment to teach ethics in business programs is presented. This method allows instructors to incorporate a “stand alone” assignment in ethics into a course that focuses on another area in management. The assignment, student-developed case studies of ethical situations in the workplace, requires students to develop individual case studies (...)
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  31. Julie A. B. Cagle & Melissa S. Baucus (2006). Case Studies of Ethics Scandals: Effects on Ethical Perceptions of Finance Students. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 64 (3):213 - 229.score: 162.0
    Ethics instructors often use cases to help students understand ethics within a corporate context, but we need to know more about the impact a case-based pedagogy has on students’ ability to make ethical decisions. We used a pre- and post-test methodology to assess the effect of using cases to teach ethics in a finance course. We also wanted to determine whether recent corporate ethics scandals might have impacted students’ perceptions of the importance and prevalence of ethics in business, so (...)
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  32. Mary S. Morgan (2012). Case Studies: One Observation or Many? Justification or Discovery? Philosophy of Science 79 (5):667-677.score: 162.0
    Critiques of case studies as an epistemic genre usually focus on the domain of justification and hinge on comparisons with statistics and laboratory experiments. In this domain, case studies can be defended by the notion of “infirming”: they use many different bits of evidence, each of which may independently “infirm” the account. Yet their efficacy may be more powerful in the domain of discovery, in which these same different bits of evi- dence must be fully integrated (...)
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  33. James L. Werth & Dean Blevins (eds.) (2008). Decision Making Near the End of Life: Issues, Development, and Future Directions. Brunner-Routledge.score: 162.0
    Case studies and first-person stories about decision-making, written by professionals in the field, bring a uniquely personal touch to this valuable text.
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  34. Manuel Guillén & Tomás F. González (2001). The Ethical Dimension of Managerial Leadership Two Illustrative Case Studies in TQM. Journal of Business Ethics 34 (3-4):175 - 189.score: 162.0
    In recent decades, Total Quality Management (TQM) has become an important phenomenon in the world of business, but the implications and scope of quality programs are quite different everywhere. Since different explanations have been given, most authors agree that management commitment and leadership are indispensable elements for a successful TQM implementation. Nevertheless, the study of the literature reflects a terminological confusion on this point. The authors of this paper argue that commitment and leadership are not synonymous terms.While committed managers may (...)
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  35. J. McCarthy (2012). First Commentary on Case Study. Nursing Ethics 19 (4):586-587.score: 162.0
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  36. Kenneth J. Doka (ed.) (2012). End-of-Life Ethics: A Case Study Approach. Hospice Foundation of America.score: 162.0
     
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  37. Jeanne Fitzpatrick (2010). A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life. Penguin Books.score: 162.0
    Foreword -- Prologue -- Attorney Eileen Fitzpatrick -- Dr. Jeanne Fitzpatrick -- section 1. Death and dying in America -- 1. The need for change : the cautionary tale of Phyllis Shattuck -- Dr. Fitzpatrick tells Phyllis Shattuck's story -- Reflections -- How this book will help -- Lessons to learn -- New name, old concept -- 2. Your right to die -- Your right to die is born : the case of Karen Ann Quinlan -- The Supreme Court (...)
     
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  38. Andrada Parvu, Gabriel Roman, Silvia Dumitras, Rodica Gramma, Mariana Enache, Stefana Maria Moisa, Radu Chirita, Catalin Iov & Beatrice Ioan (2012). Arguments in Favor of a Religious Coping Pattern in Terminally Ill Patients. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 11 (31):88-112.score: 150.0
    A patient suffering from a severe illness that is entering its terminal stage is forced to develop a coping process. Of all the coping patterns, the religious one stands out as being a psychological resource available to all patients regardless of culture, learning, and any age. Religious coping interacts with other values or practices of society, for example the model of a society that takes care of it's elder members among family or in an institutionalized environment or the (...)
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  39. Linda S. Scheirton, K. Mu, H. Lohman & T. M. Cochran (2007). Error and Patient Safety: Ethical Analysis of Cases in Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice. [REVIEW] Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 10 (3):301-311.score: 150.0
    Compared to other health care professions such as medicine, nursing and pharmacy, few studies have been conducted to examine the nature of practice errors in occupational and physical therapy. In an ongoing study to determine root causes, typographies and impact of occupational and physical therapy error on patients, focus group interviews have been conducted across the United States. A substantial number of harmful practice errors and/or other patient safety events (deviations or accidents) have been identified. Often these events (...)
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  40. John E. Thomas, Wilfrid J. Waluchow & Elisabeth Gedge (eds.) (2014). Well and Good, Fourth Edition: A Case Study Approach to Health Care Ethics. Broadview Press.score: 149.5
    Well and Good presents a combination of "classic" and little-known cases in health care ethics. These cases, accompanied by information about the major ethical theories, give students a chance to grapple with the ethical challenges faced by health care practitioners, policy makers, and recipients. The authors' narrative style and leading questions provoke student interest and engagement, while allowing instructors the freedom to draw from the theoretical perspectives they consider most useful. This fourth edition includes an expanded discussion of (...)
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  41. R. Tatnell & P. J. Malpas (2012). The Morality of Care: Case Study and Review. Journal of Medical Ethics 38 (12):763-764.score: 148.8
    This case concerns aspects of the treatment of a post-surgical patient in a major public hospital in New Zealand during the author's experiences as a fourth year medical student. This case is used to consider the interlinked ethical issues of sympathy, moral virtue, dignity and how the medical environment can realign these values.
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  42. Joseph R. DesJardins & Ernest Diedrich (2003). Learning What It Really Costs: Teaching Business Ethics with Life-Cycle Case Studies. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 48 (1):33-42.score: 148.0
    Sustainability informs the framework for a seminar that we teach for junior and senior undergraduates entitled "The Ethics and Economics of Sustainable Societies." One of the class requirements has each student research and write a life-cycle case study, an exercise in which they trace the full, or partial, life-cycle of some product with which they are familiar. Students are expected to examine the economic, ethical, and ecological implications along each step in the life-cycle of the product. We believe that (...)
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  43. Joseph Boyle (2004). Medical Ethics and Double Effect: The Case of Terminal Sedation. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 25 (1):51-60.score: 144.0
    The use of terminal sedation to control theintense discomfort of dying patients appearsboth to be an established practice inpalliative care and to run counter to the moraland legal norm that forbids health careprofessionals from intentionally killingpatients. This raises the worry that therequirements of established palliative care areincompatible with moral and legal opposition toeuthanasia. This paper explains how thedoctrine of double effect can be relied on todistinguish terminal sedation from euthanasia. The doctrine of double effect is rooted (...)
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  44. Kenneth W. Goodman (ed.) (2010). The Case of Terri Schiavo: Ethics, Politics, and Death in the 21st Century. Oxford University Press.score: 144.0
    The case of Terri Schiavo, a young woman who spent 15 years in a persistent vegetative state, has emerged as a watershed in debates over end-of-life care. While many observers had thought the right to refuse medical treatment was well established, this case split a family, divided a nation, and counfounded physicians, legislators, and many of the people they treated or represented. In renewing debates over the importance of advance directives, the appropriate role of artificial hydration and (...)
     
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  45. Stanley Joel Reiser (ed.) (1987). Divided Staffs, Divided Selves: A Case Approach to Mental Health Ethics. Cambridge University Press.score: 144.0
    Divided Staffs, Divided Selves offers a case-centered approach to the teaching of health care ethics to a wide range of students and clinicians. The book provides both clinical case material and a method for engaging in a dialogue regarding difficult decisions in the mental health care field that have potentially tragic choices. The essays that introduce the volume place the ethical problems of treating mentally ill people in the context of the health care ethics movement (...)
     
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  46. John William Dienhart (2000). Business, Institutions, and Ethics: A Text with Cases and Readings. Oxford University Press.score: 142.5
    Business, Institutions, and Ethics: A Text with Cases and Readings is the first text to use the analysis of social institutions to examine business ethics. It explains fundamental concepts in ethics and how to apply them to business and economics. The author shows how social institutions are constituted by an integrated set of ethical, economic, and legal principles, and then uses these principles to study the ethics of commerce at the individual, organizational, and market levels. This unique work features thirty-four (...)
     
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  47. Roberta L. Millstein (2006). Discussion of "Four Case Studies on Chance in Evolution&Quot;: Philosophical Themes and Questions. Philosophy of Science 73 (5):678-687.score: 141.0
    The four case studies on chance in evolution provide a rich source for further philosophical analysis. Among the issues raised are the following: Are there different conceptions of chance at work, or is there a common underlying conception? How can a given concept of chance be distinguished from other chance concepts and from nonchance concepts? How can the occurrence of a given chance process be distinguished empirically from nonchance processes or other chance processes? What role does chance play (...)
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  48. Philip M. Linsley & Richard E. Slack (2013). Crisis Management and an Ethic of Care: The Case of Northern Rock Bank. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 113 (2):285-295.score: 141.0
    Different ethical frameworks have been proposed as appropriate for integrating into crisis management strategies. This study examines an ethic of care approach to crisis management analysing the case of Northern Rock bank which was at the centre of the recent financial crisis in the UK. The development and maintenance of relationships is fundamental to an ethic of care approach and the research recognises this by examining the bank–stakeholder relationship both before and after the crisis. Considerable anger was (...)
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  49. Wyona M. Freysteinson (2010). The Ethical Community Consultation Model as Preparation for Nursing Research: A Case Study. Nursing Ethics 17 (6):749-758.score: 141.0
    This article describes a case study in which community consultation was used to assist in the preparation of a research project on viewing self in the mirror after mastectomy. Breast cancer survivors, nurses, and other health care professionals were consulted using a variety of interactive modalities. Over a period of three months, pre-research planning information was obtained from participants. A descriptive qualitative design was used to analyze the data. The ethical goals of community consultation provided the framework for (...)
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  50. Katia Käyhkö (2002). Learning Outcomes in Health Care Ethics; a Case Study Concerning One Course. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 5 (3):301-305.score: 140.5
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