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January 01, 1990 - March 13, 2012 + Second Opinion
Why is it if we have a scanner that can detect very small lung cancers it doesn't save lives?
What happens when a patient needs a treatment and there is no record of their preferences?
Should we pay someone to take their medicines if they're not willing to do so on their own?...
Why can't we develop a fair, honest and unbiased way to conduct research on the effectiveness and safety of medications?
Even after a person dies their records are confidential...
For people with memory problems driving can be unsafe but what is the doctor's duty to the patient or to society?
Until recently, the decision as to whether or not to order an x-ray was based on the doctor's gut feeling. Now clinical prediction rules exist...
It is some times difficult, if not impossible, to keep promises we make...
It is not unusual for patients to have their entire life savings exhausted after a trip to the emergency room...
The decision about how often you need to see the doctor is subjective and should be discussed ahead of time...
When is it ethically appropriate for people to select the sex of their baby?
First you hear you need surgery, now you need to choose a good surgeon. New data now makes the choice easier...
The role of the doctor has changed considerably over the past 50 years to the point where the doctor is now an advisor. But when advice isn't followed,...
While the social meaning of ethnicity is becoming increasingly unclear, medicine may need to have some clear definitions.
After the PSA test comes back positive, how does a man choose which treatment is best?