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    Medical Error, Malpractice and Complications: A Moral Geography. [REVIEW]David M. Zientek - 2010 - HEC Forum 22 (2):145-157.
    This essay reviews and defines avoidable medical error, malpractice and complication. The relevant ethical principles pertaining to unanticipated medical outcomes are identified. In light of these principles I critically review the moral culpability of the agents in each circumstance and the resulting obligations to patients, their families, and the health care system in general. While I touch on some legal implications, a full discussion of legal obligations and liability issues is beyond the scope of this paper.
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    Artificial Nutrition and Hydration in Catholic Healthcare: Balancing Tradition, Recent Teaching, and Law. [REVIEW]David M. Zientek - 2013 - HEC Forum 25 (2):145-159.
    Roman Catholics have a long tradition of evaluating medical treatment at the end of life to determine if proposed interventions are proportionate and morally obligatory or disproportionate and morally optional. There has been significant debate within the Catholic community about whether artificially delivered nutrition and hydration can be appreciated as a medical intervention that may be optional in some situations, or if it should be treated as essentially obligatory in all circumstances. Recent statements from the teaching authority of the church (...)
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    The Texas Advance Directives Act of 1999.an Exercise In Futility & David M. Zientek - 2005 - HEC Forum 17 (4):245-259.
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    Beyond a Western Bioethics: Reflections From the World's Last Superpower and First Multinational Corporation.David M. Zientek - 2003 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 28 (3):359 – 371.
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    Notes on Contributors.David M. Zientek - 2005 - HEC Forum 17 (4):323-326.
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    Physician Entrepreneurs, Self-Referral, and Conflicts of Interest: An Overview. [REVIEW]David M. Zientek - 2003 - HEC Forum 15 (2):111-133.
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    Conflicting Interests in Medicine.Laura Jean Bierut, Sal Cruz-Flores, Laura E. Hodges, Anthony A. Mikulec, Govind K. Nagaldinne, Erine L. Bakanas, John F. Peppin, Joel S. Perlmutter, William H. Seitz, Edward Diao, Andre N. Sofair & David M. Zientek - 2011 - Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 1 (2):67-90.
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    The Evolution of Conflicts of Interest in a New Subspecialty: A Case Study of the Development of Interventional Cardiology.David M. Zientek - 2011 - Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 1 (2):88-90.
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