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    A Sense Retrieving Method From a Noun for the Commonsense Feeling Judgment System.Hirokazu Watabe, Atsushi Horiguchi & Tsukasa Kawaoka - 2004 - Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 19:73-82.
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  2. Should We Maintain Baby Hatches in Our Society?Asai Atsushi & Ishimoto Hiroko - 2013 - BMC Medical Ethics 14 (1):1-7.
    Background A baby hatch called the “Stork’s Cradle” has been in place at Jikei Hospital in Kumamoto City, Japan, since May 10, 2007. Babyklappes were first established in Germany in 2000, and there are currently more than 90 locations. Attitudes regarding baby hatches are divided in Japan and neither opinions for nor against baby hatches have thus far been overwhelming. To consider the appropriateness of baby hatches, we present and examine the validity of each major objection to establishing baby hatches. (...)
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    Attitudes of the Japanese Public and Doctors Towards Use of Archived Information and Samples Without Informed Consent: Preliminary Findings Based on Focus Group Interviews. [REVIEW]Fukuhara Shunichi, Sekimoto Miho, Nishigaki Etsuyo, Ohnishi Motoki, Asai Atsushi & Fukui Tsuguya - 2002 - BMC Medical Ethics 3 (1):1-10.
    Background The purpose of this study is to explore laypersons' attitudes toward the use of archived (existing) materials such as medical records and biological samples and to compare them with the attitudes of physicians who are involved in medical research. Methods Three focus group interviews were conducted, in which seven Japanese male members of the general public, seven female members of the general public and seven physicians participated. Results It was revealed that the lay public expressed diverse attitudes towards the (...)
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    Development and Analysis of a Nationwide Cost Database of Acute‐Care Hospitals in Japan.Kenshi Hayashida, Yuichi Imanaka, Tetsuya Otsubo, Kazuaki Kuwabara, Kohicih B. Ishikawa, Kiyohide Fushimi, Hideki Hashimoto, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiromasa Horiguchi, Makoto Anan, Kenji Fujimori, Shunya Ikeda & Shinya Matsuda - 2009 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 15 (4):626-633.
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    Contribution of Bile Duct Drainage on Resource Use and Clinical Outcome of Open or Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Japan.Kazuaki Kuwabara, Shinya Matsuda, Kiyohide Fushimi, Koichi B. Ishikawa, Hiromasa Horiguchi, Kenshi Hayashida & Kenji Fujimori - 2010 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 16 (1):31-38.
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    Impact of Timing of Bile Duct Interventions on Resource Use and Clinical Outcome of Cholecystectomy Patients in Japan.Kazuaki Kuwabara, Shinya Matsuda, Kiyohide Fushimi, Koichi B. Ishikawa, Hiromasa Horiguchi, Kenshi Hayashida & Kenji Fujimori - 2010 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 16 (4):802-810.
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    Robust Simulator for Error-Visualization in Assisting Learning Science.Tomoya Horiguchi & Tsukasa Hirashima - 2006 - Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 21:514-525.
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    Domain-Independent Error-Based Simulation for Error-Awareness and Its Preliminary Evaluation.Tomoya Horiguchi & Tsukasa Hirashima - 2008 - In Tu-Bao Ho & Zhi-Hua Zhou (eds.), Pricai 2008: Trends in Artificial Intelligence. Springer. pp. 951--958.
  9. Commentary by Atsushi Asai & Takuro Shimbo.Atsushi Asai & Takuro Shimbo - 1998 - Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 8 (4):106-106.
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  10. Commentary by Atsushi Asai.Atsushi Asai - 2002 - Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 12 (1):23-24.
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  11. Commentary By Atsushi Asai.Atsushi Asai - 1997 - Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 7 (4):107-107.
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    Atsushi Akera. Calculating a Natural World: Scientists, Engineers, and Computers During the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research. Ix + 427 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2007. $40. [REVIEW]Jon Agar - 2008 - Isis 99 (3):646-647.
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  13. Tools for the Body.Angelo Maravita & Atsushi Iriki - 2004 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8 (2):79-86.
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    Illusion of Sense of Self-Agency: Discrepancy Between the Predicted and Actual Sensory Consequences of Actions Modulates the Sense of Self-Agency, but Not the Sense of Self-Ownership.Atsushi Sato & Asako Yasuda - 2005 - Cognition 94 (3):241-255.
  15. The Eye Contact Effect: Mechanisms and Development.Atsushi Senju & Mark H. Johnson - 2009 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 13 (3):127-134.
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    Both Motor Prediction and Conceptual Congruency Between Preview and Action-Effect Contribute to Explicit Judgment of Agency.Atsushi Sato - 2009 - Cognition 110 (1):74-83.
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    Eye Contact Facilitates Awareness of Faces During Interocular Suppression.Timo Stein, Atsushi Senju, Marius V. Peelen & Philipp Sterzer - 2011 - Cognition 119 (2):307-311.
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    Optimal Tempo for Groove: Its Relation to Directions of Body Movement and Japanese Nori.Takahide Etani, Atsushi Marui, Satoshi Kawase & Peter E. Keller - 2018 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
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    Divided Attention and Processes Underlying Sense of Agency.Wen Wen, Atsushi Yamashita & Hajime Asama - 2016 - Frontiers in Psychology 7.
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    Understanding the Referential Nature of Looking: Infants’ Preference for Object-Directed Gaze.Atsushi Senju, Gergely Csibra & Mark H. Johnson - 2008 - Cognition 108 (2):303-319.
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    The Influence of Goals on Sense of Control.Wen Wen, Atsushi Yamashita & Hajime Asama - 2015 - Consciousness and Cognition 37:83-90.
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    Action Observation Modulates Auditory Perception of the Consequence of Others' Actions.Atsushi Sato - 2008 - Consciousness and Cognition 17 (4):1219-1227.
    We can easily discriminate self-produced from externally generated sensory signals. Recent studies suggest that the prediction of the sensory consequences of one’s own actions made by forward model can be used to attenuate the sensory effects of self-produced movements, thereby enabling a differentiation of the self-produced sensation from the externally generated one. The present study showed that attenuation of sensation occurred both when participants themselves performed a goal-directed action and when they observed experimenter performing the same action, although they clearly (...)
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    Voluntary Active Euthanasia and the Nurse: A Comparison of Japanese and Australian Nurses.Noritoshi Tanida, Atsushi Asai, Motoki Ohnishi, Shizuko K. Nagata, Tsuguya Fukui, Yasuji Yamazaki & Helga Kuhse - 2002 - Nursing Ethics 9 (3):313-322.
    Although euthanasia has been a pressing ethical and public issue, empirical data are lacking in Japan. We aimed to explore Japanese nurses’ attitudes to patients’ requests for euthanasia and to estimate the proportion of nurses who have taken active steps to hasten death. A postal survey was conducted between October and December 1999 among all nurse members of the Japanese Association of Palliative Medicine, using a self-administered questionnaire based on the one used in a previous survey with Australian nurses in (...)
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    The Effects of Family Socioeconomic Status on Psychological and Neural Mechanisms as Well as Their Sex Differences.Hikaru Takeuchi, Yasuyuki Taki, Rui Nouchi, Ryoishi Yokoyama, Yuka Kotozaki, Seishu Nakagawa, Atsushi Sekiguchi, Kunio Iizuka, Yuki Yamamoto, Sugiko Hanawa, Tsuyoshi Araki, Carlos Makoto Miyauchi, Kohei Sakaki, Takayuki Nozawa, Shigeyuki Ikeda, Susumu Yokota, Daniele Magistro, Yuko Sassa & Ryuta Kawashima - 2019 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 12.
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    Direct Gaze Partially Overcomes Hemispatial Neglect and Captures Spatial Attention.Miguel Leal Rato, Inês Mares, Diana Aguiar de Sousa, Atsushi Senju & Isabel Pavão Martins - 2019 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
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    The Influence of Action-Outcome Delay and Arousal on Sense of Agency and the Intentional Binding Effect.Wen Wen, Atsushi Yamashita & Hajime Asama - 2015 - Consciousness and Cognition 36:87-95.
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    Doctors' and Nurses' Attitudes Towards and Experiences of Voluntary Euthanasia: Survey of Members of the Japanese Association of Palliative Medicine.Atsushi Asai, Motoki Ohnishi, Shizuko K. Nagata, Noritoshi Tanida & Yasuji Yamazaki - 2001 - Journal of Medical Ethics 27 (5):324-330.
    Objective—To demonstrate Japanese doctors' and nurses' attitudes towards and practices of voluntary euthanasia (VE) and to compare their attitudes and practices in this regard. Design—Postal survey, conducted between October and December 1999, using a self-administered questionnaire.Participants—All doctor members and nurse members of the Japanese Association of Palliative Medicine.Main outcome measure—Doctors' and nurses' attitude towards and practices of VE.Results—We received 366 completed questionnaires from 642 doctors surveyed (response rate, 58%) and 145 from 217 nurses surveyed (68%). A total of 54% (95% (...)
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    Mirror Neurons Through the Lens of Epigenetics.Pier F. Ferrari, Antonella Tramacere, Elizabeth A. Simpson & Atsushi Iriki - 2013 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 17 (9):450-457.
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    Arguments Against Promoting Organ Transplants From Brain-Dead Donors, and Views of Contemporary Japanese on Life and Death.Atsushi Asai, Yasuhiro Kadooka & Kuniko Aizawa - 2012 - Bioethics 26 (4):215-223.
    As of 2009, the number of donors in Japan is the lowest among developed countries. On July 13, 2009, Japan's Organ Transplant Law was revised for the first time in 12 years. The revised and old laws differ greatly on four primary points: the definition of death, age requirements for donors, requirements for brain- death determination and organ extraction, and the appropriateness of priority transplants for relatives.In the four months of deliberations in the National Diet before the new law was (...)
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    The New Individualism and Contemporary Japan: Theoretical Avenues and the Japanese New Individualist Path.Anthony Elliott, Masataka Katagiri & Atsushi Sawai - 2012 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 42 (4):425-443.
    Recent social theory has identified various institutional forces operating at a global level promoting novel trends towards “individualization”, “reflexive self-identity” and “new individualism” (Beck and Beck-Gernsheim, 2001; Giddens, 1991, 1992; Elliott and Lemert, 2009, 2009a). This article develops an exploratory overview of the theory of new individualism with reference to Japanese sociologies of self specifically and contemporary Japanese society more generally. Detailing the large-scale societal shift in Japan from traditional forms of identity-construction (based on a citizenship model of social order) (...)
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    Experts' Attitudes Towards Medical Futility: An Empirical Survey From Japan. [REVIEW]Alireza Bagheri, Atsushi Asai & Ryuichi Ida - 2006 - BMC Medical Ethics 7 (1):1-7.
    BackgroundThe current debate about medical futility is mostly driven by theoretical and personal perspectives and there is a lack of empirical data to document experts and public attitudes towards medical futility.MethodsTo examine the attitudes of the Japanese experts in the fields relevant to medical futility a questionnaire survey was conducted among the members of the Japan Association for Bioethics. A total number of 108 questionnaires returned filled in, giving a response rate of 50.9%. Among the respondents 62% were healthcare professionals (...)
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    Can Physicians' Judgments of Futility Be Accepted by Patients?: A Comparative Survey of Japanese Physicians and Laypeople.Yasuhiro Kadooka, Atsushi Asai & Seiji Bito - 2012 - BMC Medical Ethics 13 (1):7.
    Back groundEmpirical surveys about medical futility are scarce relative to its theoretical assumptions. We aimed to evaluate the difference of attitudes between laypeople and physicians towards the issue.MethodsA questionnaire survey was designed. Japanese laypeople (via Internet) and physicians with various specialties (via paper-and-pencil questionnaire) were asked about whether they would provide potentially futile treatments for end-of-life patients in vignettes, important factors for judging a certain treatment futile, and threshold of quantitative futility which reflects the numerical probability that an act will (...)
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    Social Contingency Modulates the Perceived Distance Between Self and Other.Atsushi Sato, Ai Matsuo & Michiteru Kitazaki - 2019 - Cognition 192:104006.
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    Contemporary Issues Concerning Informed Consent in Japan Based on a Review of Court Decisions and Characteristics of Japanese Culture.Sakiko Masaki, Hiroko Ishimoto & Atsushi Asai - 2014 - BMC Medical Ethics 15 (1):8.
    Since Japan adopted the concept of informed consent from the West, its inappropriate acquisition from patients in the Japanese clinical setting has continued, due in part to cultural aspects. Here, we discuss the current status of and contemporary issues surrounding informed consent in Japan, and how these are influenced by Japanese culture.
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    A Study of Self-Awareness in Robots.Toshiyuki Takiguchi, Atsushi Mizunaga & Junichi Takeno - 2013 - International Journal of Machine Consciousness 5 (2):145-164.
    The present paper studies self-awareness and introduces some self-awareness related incidents. It then describes the relationship between self-awareness and consciousness and explains the MoNAD, a neural network circuit developed by the authors that capably describes the phenomena of self-awareness and consciousness. A model of self-awareness is then presented. This self-awareness model is a parallel network system in which multiple independent MoNADs communicate with one another. In experiments with robots, three test robots were used: (1) a self-image robot reflected in a (...)
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    Reading Aloud and Solving Simple Arithmetic Calculation Intervention Improves Inhibition, Verbal Episodic Memory, Focus Attention and Processing Speed in Healthy Elderly People: Evidence From a Randomized Controlled Trial.Rui Nouchi, Yasuyuki Taki, Hikaru Takeuchi, Takayuki Nozawa, Atsushi Sekiguchi & Ryuta Kawashima - 2016 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10.
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    An Eye-Tracking Study of Exploitations of Spatial Constraints in Diagrammatic Reasoning.Atsushi Shimojima & Yasuhiro Katagiri - 2013 - Cognitive Science 37 (2):211-254.
    Semantic studies on diagrammatic notations (Barwise & Etchemendy, ; Shimojima, ; Stenning & Lemon, ) have revealed that the “non-deductive,” “emergent,” or “perceptual” effects of diagrams (Chandrasekaran, Kurup, Banerjee, Josephson, & Winkler, ; Kulpa, ; Larkin & Simon, ; Lindsay, ) are all rooted in the exploitation of spatial constraints on graphical structures. Thus, theoretically, this process is a key factor in inference with diagrams, explaining the frequently observed reduction of inferential load. The purpose of this study was to examine (...)
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    Intersubjective Action-Effect Binding: Eye Contact Modulates Acquisition of Bidirectional Association Between Our and Others' Actions.Atsushi Sato & Shoji Itakura - 2013 - Cognition 127 (3):383-390.
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    Ethical Obligations in the Face of Dilemmas Concerning Patient Privacy and Public Interests: The Sasebo Schoolgirl Murder Case.Yasuhiro Kadooka, Taketoshi Okita & Atsushi Asai - 2016 - Bioethics 30 (7):520-527.
    A murder case that had some features in common with the Tarasoff case occurred in Sasebo City, Japan, in 2014. A 15-year-old high school girl was murdered and her 16-year-old classmate was arrested on suspicion of homicide. One and a half months before the murder, a psychiatrist who had been examining the girl called a prefectural child consultation centre to warn that she might commit murder, but he did not reveal her name, considering it his professional duty to keep it (...)
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  40. Reexamination of the Ethics of Placebo Use in Clinical Practice.Atsushi Asai & Yasuhiro Kadooka - 2013 - Bioethics 27 (4):186-193.
    A placebo is a substance or intervention believed to be inactive, but is administered by the healthcare professional as if it was an active medication. Unlike standard treatments, clinical use of placebo usually involves deception and is therefore ethically problematic. Our attitudes toward the clinical use of placebo, which inevitably includes deception or withholding information, have a tremendous effect on our practice regarding truth-telling and informed consent. A casual attitude towards it weakens the current practice based on shared decision-making and (...)
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    Eye Contact Does Not Facilitate Detection in Children with Autism.Atsushi Senju, Kiyoshi Yaguchi, Yoshikuni Tojo & Toshikazu Hasegawa - 2003 - Cognition 89 (1):B43-B51.
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    Focus Group Interviews Examining Attitudes Towards Medical Research Among the Japanese: A Qualitative Study.Atsushi Asai, Motoki Ohnishi, Etsuyo Nishigaki, Miho Sekimoto, Shunichi Fukuhara & Tsuguya Fukui - 2004 - Bioethics 18 (5):448–470.
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    Simultaneous tDCS-fMRI Identifies Resting State Networks Correlated with Visual Search Enhancement.Daniel E. Callan, Brian Falcone, Atsushi Wada & Raja Parasuraman - 2016 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10.
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    Operational Constraints in Diagrammatic Reasoning.Atsushi Shimojima - 1996 - In Gerard Allwein & Jon Barwise (eds.), Logical Reasoning with Diagrams. Oxford University Press.
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    Is Eye Contact the Key to the Social Brain?Atsushi Senju & Mark H. Johnson - 2010 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (6):458-459.
    Eye contact plays a critical role in many aspects of face processing, including the processing of smiles. We propose that this is achieved by a subcortical route, which is activated by eye contact and modulates the cortical areas involve in social cognition, including the processing of facial expression. This mechanism could be impaired in individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
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    The Process of Whistleblowing in a Japanese Psychiatric Hospital.Kayoko Ohnishi, Yumiko Hayama, Atsushi Asai & Shinji Kosugi - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (5):631-642.
    This study aims to unveil the process of whistleblowing. Two nursing staff members who worked in a psychiatric hospital convicted of large-scale wrongdoing were interviewed. Data were analyzed using a modified grounded theory approach. Analysis of the interviews demonstrated that they did not decide to whistleblow when they were suspicious or had an awareness of wrongdoing. They continued to work, driven by appreciation, affection, and a sense of duty. Their decision to whistleblow was ultimately motivated by firm conviction. Shortly after (...)
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    The Associations Among the Dopamine D2 Receptor Taq1, Emotional Intelligence, Creative Potential Measured by Divergent Thinking, and Motivational State and These Associations' Sex Differences. [REVIEW]Hikaru Takeuchi, Hiroaki Tomita, Yasuyuki Taki, Yoshie Kikuchi, Chiaki Ono, Zhiqian Yu, Atsushi Sekiguchi, Rui Nouchi, Yuka Kotozaki, Seishu Nakagawa, Carlos M. Miyauchi, Kunio Iizuka, Ryoichi Yokoyama, Takamitsu Shinada, Yuki Yamamoto, Sugiko Hanawa, Tsuyoshi Araki, Hiroshi Hashizume, Keiko Kunitoki, Yuko Sassa & Ryuta Kawashima - 2015 - Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    Reading Comprehension Based Question Answering Technique by Focusing on Identifying Question Intention質問意図の明確化に着目した機械読解による質問応答手法の提案.Atsushi Otsuka, Kyosuke Nishida, Itsumi Saito, Hisako Asano, Junji Tomita & Tetsuji Satoh - 2019 - Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 34 (5):A-J14_1-12.
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  49. Routledge Companion to Contemporary Japanese Social Theory: From Individualization to Globalization in Japan Today.Anthony Elliott, Masataka Katagiri & Atsushi Sawai (eds.) - 2013 - Routledge.
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    Matters to Address Prior to Introducing New Life Support Technology in Japan: Three Serious Ethical Concerns Related to the Use of Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Destination Therapy and Suggested Policies to Deal with Them.Atsushi Asai, Sakiko Masaki, Taketoshi Okita, Aya Enzo & Yasuhiro Kadooka - 2018 - BMC Medical Ethics 19 (1):1-8.
    Background Destination therapy is the permanent implantation of a left ventricular assist device in patients with end-stage, severe heart failure who are ineligible for heart transplantation. DT improves both the quality of life and prognosis of patients with end-stage heart failure. However, there are also downsides to DT such as life-threatening complications and the potential for the patient to live beyond their desired length of life following such major complications. Because of deeply ingrained cultural and religious beliefs regarding death and (...)
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