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William Nelson
University of Houston
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    Collaboration of Ethics and Patient Safety Programs: Opportunities to Promote Quality Care.William A. Nelson, Julia Neily, Peter Mills & William B. Weeks - 2008 - HEC Forum 20 (1):15-27.
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    The Presence of Ethics Programs in Critical Access Hospitals.William A. Nelson, Marie-Claire Rosenberg, Todd Mackenzie & William B. Weeks - 2010 - HEC Forum 22 (4):267-274.
    The purpose of this study was to assess the presence of ethics committees in rural critical access hospitals across the United States. Several studies have investigated the presence of ethics committees in rural health care facilities. The limitation of these studies is in the definition of ‘rural hospital’ and a regional or state focus. These limitations have created large variations in the study findings. In this nation-wide study we used the criteria of a critical access hospital (CAH), as defined by (...)
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    The Opportunities and Challenges for Shared Decision-Making in the Rural United States.William A. Nelson, Paul J. Barr & Mary G. Castaldo - 2015 - HEC Forum 27 (2):157-170.
    The ethical standard for informed consent is fostered within a shared decision-making process. SDM has become a recognized and needed approach in health care decision-making. Based on an ethical foundation, the approach fosters the active engagement of patients, where the clinician presents evidence-based treatment information and options and openly elicits the patient’s values and preferences. The SDM process is affected by the context in which the information exchange occurs. Rural settings are one context that impacts the delivery of health care (...)
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    The Evolving Role of Ethics Advisory Committees in VHA.William A. Nelson & Ginger Schafer Wlody - 1997 - HEC Forum 9 (2):129-146.
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    Response to Commentaries on “Is There a Rural Ethics Literature?”1.William A. Nelson - 2006 - American Journal of Bioethics 6 (4):W46-W47.
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    The Ethical Role of the Consultant.William B. Weeks & William A. Nelson - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (4):477.
    In the United States, physicians are Increasingly functioning In the consultative role. This change in role Is undoubtedly a result of a surge in the numbers of specialists, the relative decreasing number of primary care physicians, and the emergence of tertiary care centers as primary treatment providers. This change In the style of practicing medicine has led to role confusion In attending physician-patient-consultant relationships.
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    Editors' Introduction.William A. Nelson & Karen J. Lomax - 1997 - HEC Forum 9 (2):109-111.
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    Clinical Ethics in the Veterans Health Administration.James E. Reagan, Karen J. Lomax & William A. Nelson - 1997 - HEC Forum 9 (2):120-128.
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    Network News.William A. Nelson & David H. Law - 1994 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 3 (1):143.
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