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  1. Healthcare is predicated on the use of biotechnology and medical technology, both of which are indispensable in diagnosis, treatment, and most aspects of patient care. It is therefore imperative that justifica...

    Authors: Alexander Mebius
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:11
  2. Advocates for a regulated system to facilitate kidney donation between unrelated donor-recipient pairs argue that monetary compensation encourages people to donate vital organs that save the lives of patients ...

    Authors: Md. Sanwar Siraj
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:10
  3. Ethics is an unconventional field of research for a surgeon, as ethics in surgery owns several specificities and surgery is considered an aggressive specialty. Therefore, the interest of research in medical et...

    Authors: Alban Zarzavadjian Le Bian, Louis Pantel, Christophe Tresallet and Marie-France Mamzer
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:9
  4. The Asclepion of Epidaurus is one of the first healing environments in the world. Descendants of Asclepius, specifically medical students, have been singularly deprived of any information concerning this legac...

    Authors: Charalabos Papageorgiou, Gerasimos Konstantinou, Vassilis Lambrinoudakis, Christos Papageorgiou and Konstantina G. Yiannopoulou
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:7
  5. Human brain organoids are a valuable research tool for studying brain development, physiology, and pathology. Yet, a host of potential ethical concerns are inherent in their creation. There is a growing group ...

    Authors: Abigail Presley, Leigh Ann Samsa and Veljko Dubljević
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:8
  6. Dementia diseases, especially Alzheimer’s disease (AD), are of considerable importance in terms of social policy and health economics. Moreover, against the background of the current Karlsruhe judgement on the...

    Authors: Birgit Braun, Joachim Demling and Thomas Horst Loew
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:4
  7. During the first weeks of March 2020 in Spain, the cases of severe respiratory failure progressively increased, generating an imbalance between the clinical needs for advanced life support (ALS) measures and t...

    Authors: Benjamín Herreros, Rafael Ruiz de Luna, Natalia de la Calle, Diego Gayoso, Paula Martínez, Karmele Olaciregui Dague and Gregorio Palacios
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:5
  8. The 2020-2021 coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is just the latest epidemic event that requires us to rethink and change our understanding of health. Health should no longer be conceived only in relation to huma...

    Authors: Vittorio A. Sironi, Silvia Inglese and Andrea Lavazza
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:3
  9. Mental health professionals working in hospitals or community clinics inevitably face the realisation that we possess imperfect conceptual means to understand mental disorders. In this paper the authors bring ...

    Authors: Tibor Zoltan Kovacs, Reece William Hill, Stuart Watson and Douglas Turkington
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:6
  10. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the healthcare landscape drastically. Stricken by sharp surges in morbidity and mortality with resource and manpower shortages confounding their efforts, the medical community...

    Authors: Min Chiam, Chong Yao Ho, Elaine Quah, Keith Zi Yuan Chua, Caleb Wei Hao Ng, Elijah Gin Lim, Javier Rui Ming Tan, Ruth Si Man Wong, Yun Ting Ong, Yoke Lim Soong, Jin Wei Kwek, Wei Sean Yong, Kiley Wei Jen Loh, Crystal Lim, Stephen Mason and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2022 17:1
  11. The edge metaphor is ubiquitous in describing the present situation in the world, and nowhere is this as clearly visible as in medicine. “The edge of medicine” has become the title of books, scholarly articles...

    Authors: Bjørn Hofmann
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:14
  12. Narrative medicine is a well-recognized and respected approach to care. It is now found in medical school curricula and widely implemented in practice. However, there has been no analysis of the perception and...

    Authors: Daniel A. Fox and Joshua M. Hauser
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:7
  13. In their recent article, Brummett and Muaygil reject Bishop et al.’s framing of the debate over standardization in clinical ethics consultation (CEC) “as one between pro-credentialing procedural and anti-crede...

    Authors: Benjamin N. Parks and Jordan Mason
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:13
  14. Many indigenous people have died or been harmed because of inadequately monitored research. Strong regulations in Human Research Ethics (HRE) are required to address these injustices and to ensure that peoples...

    Authors: Etivina Lovo, Lynn Woodward, Sarah Larkins, Robyn Preston and Unaisi Nabobo Baba
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:12
  15. Brain death has been accepted worldwide medically and legally as the biological state of death of the organism. Nevertheless, the literature has described persistent problems with this acceptance ever since br...

    Authors: Ari R. Joffe, Gurpreet Khaira and Allan R. de Caen
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:11
  16. The evaluation of pain remains one of the most difficult challenges that healthcare practitioners face. Chronic pain appears to affect more than 35% of the population in the West, and indeed, pain is the most ...

    Authors: Mar Rosàs Tosas
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:8
  17. Rich in different kind of potent cells, embryos are used in modern regenerative medicine and research. Neurobiologists today are pushing the boundaries for what can be done with embryos existing in the transit...

    Authors: Andréa Wiszmeg, Susanne Lundin, Åsa Mäkitalo, Håkan Widner and Kristofer Hansson
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:6
  18. The acceptance or practical application of the do-not-resuscitate order is substantially dependent on internal or personal factors; in a way that decision-making about this issue can be specific to each person...

    Authors: Neda Raoofi, Samira Raoofi, Rostam Jalali, Alireza Abdi and Nader Salari
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:5
  19. This paper aims to position the birth of the Medical Humanities movement in a greater historical context of twentieth century American medical education and to paint a picture of the current landscape of the M...

    Authors: Danielle G. Rabinowitz
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:4
  20. Living labs are realistic environments designed to create links between technology developers and end-users (i.e. mostly older adults). Research in LLH (Living labs in health) covers a wide range of studies fr...

    Authors: Guillaume Sacco, Frédéric Noublanche, Frédéric Blazek, Catherine Hue, Loïc Carballido, Marine Asfar, Philippe Allain and Cédric Annweiler
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:3
  21. The traditional structure of medical school curriculum in the United States consists of 2 years of pre-clinical study followed by 2 years of clinical rotations. In this essay, I propose that this curricular ap...

    Authors: Will Lyon
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2021 16:2
  22. Global health conditions are marked by inequities due mostly to poverty and lack of access to healthcare services. In a Pandemic setting, Mayan Communities in the Quintana Roo State in Mexico are a good exampl...

    Authors: Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor and Alejandra Barrero
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:9

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:14

  23. Supporting physicians in Intensive Care Units (ICU)s as they face dying patients at unprecedented levels due to the COVID-19 pandemic is critical. Amidst a dearth of such data and guided by evidence that nurse...

    Authors: Joshua Tze Yin Kuek, Lisa Xin Ling Ngiam, Nur Haidah Ahmad Kamal, Jeng Long Chia, Natalie Pei Xin Chan, Ahmad Bin Hanifah Marican Abdurrahman, Chong Yao Ho, Lorraine Hui En Tan, Jun Leng Goh, Michelle Shi Qing Khoo, Yun Ting Ong, Min Chiam, Annelissa Mien Chew Chin, Stephen Mason and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:12
  24. Over the past decade, the exponential growth of the literature devoted to personalized medicine has been paralleled by an ever louder chorus of epistemic and ethical criticisms. Their differences notwithstandi...

    Authors: Camille Abettan and Jos V. M. Welie
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:11
  25. Normally, physicians understand they have a duty to treat patients, and they perform accordingly consistent with codes of medical practice, standards of care, and inner moral motivation. In the case of COVID-1...

    Authors: Norman K. Swazo, Md. Munir Hossain Talukder and Mohammad Kamrul Ahsan
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:7
  26. Medical education is currently more considerate about the human dimension. The present qualitative study aimed to explain the experiences of clinical professors with regard to humanism in clinical education in...

    Authors: Hakimeh Hazrati, Shoaleh Bigdeli, Vahideh Zarea Gavgani, Seyed Kamran Soltani Arabshahi, Mozhgan Behshid and Zohreh Sohrabi
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:5
  27. What is considered normal determines clinical practice in medicine and has implications at an individual level, doctor-patient relationship and health care policies. With the increase in medical information an...

    Authors: Marisa Catita, Artur Águas and Pedro Morgado
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:3
  28. Understanding representations of disease in various art genres provides insights into how patients and health care providers view the diseases. It can also be used to enhance patient care and stimulate patient...

    Authors: Ad A. Kaptein, Pim B. van der Meer, Barend W. Florijn, Alexander D. Hilt, Michael Murray and Martin J. Schalij
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:2
  29. Current policies regulating the use of animals for scientific purposes are based on balancing between potential gain of knowledge and suffering of animals used in experimentation. The balancing process is comp...

    Authors: Franck L. B. Meijboom, Elzbieta Kostrzewa and Cathalijn H. C. Leenaars
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2020 15:1
  30. Motivation is a crucial and widespread theme within medicine. From clinical to surgical scenarios, acquiescence in taking a pill or coming to a consultation is imperative for medical treatment to thrive. The “...

    Authors: Leonardo Augusto Negreiros Parente Capela Sampaio and José Ricardo de Carvalho Mesquita Ayres
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:14
  31. The bioethical debates concerning living donation and surrogacy revolve around similar ethical questions and moral concepts. Nevertheless, the ethical discourses in both fields grew largely isolated from each ...

    Authors: Katharina Beier and Sabine Wöhlke
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:13
  32. Every successful health care system should be based on some general humanistic ideals. However, the nationally organized health care systems of most European countries usually suffer from a deficiency in commo...

    Authors: Ante Kvesić, Kristina Galić and Mladenka Vukojević
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:12
  33. There is longstanding consensus on the need to include pregnant women in research. The goal of clinical research is to find highly regulated, carefully controlled, morally responsible ways to generate evidence...

    Authors: Dan Kabonge Kaye
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:11
  34. During the last three decades there has been a wave of interest in narrative and narrativity in the humanistic and the social sciences. This “narrative turn” has spilled over to medicine, where narrative medic...

    Authors: Rolf Ahlzén
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:9
  35. Better memory, greater motivation and concentration lead to greater productivity, efficiency and performance, all of which are features that are highly valued in a modern society focused on productivity. In th...

    Authors: Tina Tomažič and Anita Kovačič Čelofiga
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:7
  36. Healthcare is permeated by phenomena of vulnerability and their ethical significance. Nonetheless, application of this concept in healthcare ethics today is largely confined to clinical research. Approaches th...

    Authors: Joachim Boldt
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:6
  37. Efficiency as quantified and promoted by cost-effectiveness analysis sometimes conflicts with equity and other ethical values, such as the “rule of rescue” or rights-based ethical values. We describe the utili...

    Authors: Elliot Marseille and James G. Kahn
    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:5

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