Skip to main content

Relias Media has upgraded our site!

Please bear with us as we work through some issues in order to provide you with a better experience.

Thank you for your patience.

All Access Subscription

Get unlimited access to our full publication and article library.

Get Access Now

Interested in Group Sales? Learn more

MEA 2021 masthead 1

November 1, 2010

View Archives Issues

  • Emergency room medicine and the ethics of boarding patients

    The boarding of patients in hospital emergency departments occurs every day across the country and is not atypical, experts suggest.
  • Cardiac devices present EOL decisions

    In recent years, cardiac devices have become a factor in end-of-life decision-making for ethics consultants. When do you turn off a cardiac device that may keep a patient alive after, for example, the patient has become comatose?
  • Palliative care team, CMs help patients

    When Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City began looking at implementing palliative care and end-of-life services, the case management department was the appropriate place to start, says Anita Bell, RN, MEd CHPN, palliative care coordinator at the 508-bed facility.
  • Working as team boosts community engagement

    While considering the "community" in community-engaged research may add new issues for IRBs to consider, they're not in this job alone.
  • SHEA: Time to mandate flu shots for HCWs

    Influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel is a professional and ethical responsibility and non-compliance with healthcare facility policies regarding vaccination should not be tolerated, argues the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
  • News Briefs

    The Endocrine Society has released a new clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). The guideline features a series of evidence-based clinical recommendations developed by an expert task force.