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Policy on Posthumous Sperm Retrieval: Survey of 75 Major Academic Medical Centers.
Posted Date: 9/17/2018 6:09:00 PM
Issue: Urology - September 2018 - Vol. 37 - No. 1
Author(s): Charles Welliver, MD
Most institutions in the United States do not have a policy in place for posthumous or postmortem sperm retrieval requests.
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Types and Distribution of Payments From Industry to Physicians in 2015.
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 8:11:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): David C. Rettew, MD
According to the Open Payment database, total payments from industry to U.S. physicians totaled >$2 million, with nearly half of physicians receiving something from industry.
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Broad Consent for Head and Neck Cancer Research.
Posted Date: 6/27/2018 9:11:00 PM
Issue: Otolaryngology - HNS - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 29 - No. 4
Author(s): Young J. Kim, MD, PhD, FACS
A robust controversy exists on broad consents for head and neck cancer research.
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The Prevalence of Burnout Among US Neurosurgery Residents.
Posted Date: 1/29/2018 9:06:00 PM
Issue: Neurosurgery - January 30, 2018 - Vol. 18 - No. 10
Author(s): Tomoko Tanaka, MD, FAANS

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Hidden Conflicts of Interest in Continuing Medical Education.
Posted Date: 12/26/2017 6:24:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - December 30, 2017 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): Steven B. Abrams, MD

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The Dogma Bite.
Posted Date: 12/26/2017 6:23:00 PM
Issue: Radiology - December 30, 2017 - Vol. 46 - No. 1
Author(s): Stephen R. Baker, MD

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Variation in Emergency Department vs Internal Medicine Excess Charges in the United States.
Posted Date: 12/21/2017 9:37:00 PM
Issue: Hospital Medicine - December 15, 2017 - Vol. 15 - No. 8
Author(s): Joseph R. Sweigart, MD, FACP
Uninsured and out-of-network patients are often charged more for services. This study compared emergency and internal medicine physician charges, and found huge variance as well as higher excess charges among services provided by emergency physicians.
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"Futile Care" — An Emergency Medicine Approach: Ethical and Legal Considerations.
Posted Date: 11/20/2017 4:41:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - November 15, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 12
Author(s): Steven B. Abrams, MD

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Association of Gender With Financial Relationships Between Industry and Academic Otolaryngologists.
Posted Date: 9/28/2017 7:40:00 PM
Issue: Otolaryngology - HNS - September 30, 2017 - Vol. 28 - No. 5
Author(s): Jonathon O. Russell, MD
Men are both more likely to receive compensation from industry and also to receive it at higher levels compared to their female counterparts in academic otolaryngology training programs.
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Vaccine Delays, Refusals, and Patient Dismissals: A Survey of Pediatricians.
Posted Date: 5/1/2017 8:03:00 PM
Issue: Family Practice - May 30, 2017 - Vol. 46 - No. 3
Author(s): Mark F. Ditmar, MD
Surveys from 2006 and 2013 of U.S. pediatricians indicate a perception of increased refusal of vaccination by parents and an increased frequency by pediatricians to dismiss patients for such refusals.
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Measuring Moral Distress Among Critical Care Clinicians: Validation and Psychometric Properties of the Italian Moral Distress Scale-Revised.
Posted Date: 2/21/2017 8:09:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - February 28, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 2
Author(s): Steven B. Abrams, MD

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Pharmaceutical Industry-Sponsored Meals and Physician Prescribing Patterns for Medicare Beneficiaries.
Posted Date: 2/2/2017 2:46:00 PM
Issue: Family Practice - February 28, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 11
Author(s): David C. Rettew, MD
Analyses across different types of medications show an association between attending pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meals and higher rates of prescribing the promoted medication.
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The New "Ethics" Regulations and the "Law of Unintended Consequences."
Posted Date: 1/26/2017 7:26:00 PM
Issue: Pathology - January 30, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 5
Author(s): Felicia D. Allard, MD

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The Ethics of Introducing New Surgical Technology Into Clinical Practice: The Importance of the Patient-Surgeon Relationship.
Posted Date: 10/25/2016 7:02:00 PM
Issue: Otolaryngology - HNS - October 30, 2016 - Vol. 27 - No. 3
Author(s): Jonathon O. Russell, MD
The decision to offer surgical innovation to patients demands altruism and introspection on the part of the surgeon.
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Pharmaceutical Industry-Sponsored Meals and Physician Prescribing Patterns for Medicare Beneficiaries.
Posted Date: 10/24/2016 4:26:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - October 30, 2016 - Vol. 43 - No. 12
Author(s): David C. Rettew, MD
Analyses across different types of medications show an association between attending pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meals and higher rates of prescribing the promoted medication.
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Healthcare Workers' Attitudes Toward Patients With Ebola Virus Disease in the United States.
Posted Date: 4/4/2016 12:59:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - April 30, 2016 - Vol. 44 - No. 1
Author(s): Paul P. Rega, MD, FACEP
Slightly more than 25.0% of the respondents believed that it was ethical to refuse care to an Ebola patient and 25.9% were "somewhat" or "very" unwilling to care for such a patient.
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End-of-Life Care: Accommodating Cultural Values.
Posted Date: 12/7/2015 7:12:00 PM
Issue: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Ethics 2015, Palliative Care and EOL Decisions - Vol. 32 - No. 11

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End-of-Life Care: Communicating Patient's Wishes in Difficult Situations.
Posted Date: 12/7/2015 7:12:00 PM
Issue: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Ethics 2015, Palliative Care and EOL Decisions - Vol. 32 - No. 11

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End-of-Life Care: Conversations With Family and Advance Directives.
Posted Date: 12/7/2015 7:12:00 PM
Issue: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Ethics 2015, Palliative Care and EOL Decisions - Vol. 32 - No. 11

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End-of-Life Care: Patient Autonomy.
Posted Date: 12/7/2015 7:12:00 PM
Issue: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Ethics 2015, Palliative Care and EOL Decisions - Vol. 32 - No. 11

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