Tag: "ethicists" at medical news
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
"We need to introduce clinical ethicists
in hospitals in the United Kingdom," says a resear...hospitals in North America have full time clinical ethicists
as well as clinical ethics committees, who can be called on by staff or patients for help in medico-...
Ethical discussion should come before research
...lity. "Some people say this is science fiction and ethicists
shouldn't dwell on it," says Jones. "But Dolly the sheep was science fiction until Dolly happened. No one thought Dolly was possible and she blew the scientific dogma."...
Balancing care decisions for gravely ill patients
..., formal patient care reviews, and assistance from ethicists
and family counselors might better align patient or family expectations with reasonable therapeutic goals. In the Mayo Clinic Proceedings study, the researchers also noted that APACHE III, a highly sophisticated and widely used computer tool for pred...
Research aims to improve nation's health
...alth and Ethics brings together social scientists, ethicists
and medical experts from the School of Social Sciences and Cardiff Law School at Cardiff University, and from the Department of General Practice at the University of Wales College of Medicine. The Institute's emphasis is on internationally excellent ...
Ethics of boosting brainpower debated by researchers
...ce were the topic of a meeting of neuroscientists, ethicists
and psychologists funded by the National Science Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences. The group, led by Judy Illes, senior research scholar in biomedical ethics and in radiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will publish ...
Panel: Clinical use of embryonic stem cells jeopardized by Bush's policy on federal funding
...rts from outside Johns Hopkins, the scientists and ethicists
of the PCEEPP and one additional Hopkins faculty member. For the project, working group members were interviewed individually, the whole group met twice over the course of 22 months, and deliberations via e-mail, telephone, and meetings between indiv...
Conference considers compensating organ donors
...splants? A team of transplant physicians, medical ethicists
and economists will consider that question, and others, at a two-day conference to be held at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza, on May 16 and 17. There are currently more than 54,000 people in the United States wait...
Controversial performance enhancer "andro" affects brains as well as brawn, say UMass researchers
...elp him train.Since then, scientists, doctors, and ethicists
have been working to understandthe effects of andro on the body. But while many researchers have beenconcentrating on how andro affects muscles and athletic performance, the UMassgroup of scientists has focused on what andro does to the brain. The st...