Northwest Dent 2005 Nov-Dec;84(6):19-22, 64
Affiance Financial, LLC, Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA.
Am J Perinatol 2022 May 9. Epub 2022 May 9.
Evanston Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois.
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine bereavement support for siblings of patients who die in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) given the adverse effects of unprocessed grief and the paucity of information on children whose newborn siblings die STUDY DESIGN: This was an anonymous online original survey assessing pre-COVID-19 pandemic bereavement services for NICU families, clinicians' attitudes toward support interventions, challenges, and center characteristics. In spring 2020, nurse managers at 81 U.S. Read More
World J Surg 2022 Apr 10. Epub 2022 Apr 10.
Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Esenler Gynecology and Pediatrics State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Background: In the seventeenth century Ottoman Istanbul, especially Greek surgeons specialized in hernia surgery. Both Muslim and non-Muslim patients had signed contracts with surgeons in sharia courts before undergoing a surgery. In this study, we analyze these documents, which serve as informed consent in the Ottoman period, in detail. Read More
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2022 01;33 Suppl 27:54-57
Allergy Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Meyer Children's University Hospital, Florence, Italy.
The diagnosis of drug-induced enterocolitis syndrome (DIES), resembling the typical findings of a well-known disease, the food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), was acknowledged in the first publication on the topic in 2014. Ten cases of DIES have been described so far. Unanswered questions concerning DIES include its pathogenetic mechanism, natural history, the possible presence of predisposing genetic factors, and the potential existence of its atypical forms. Read More
BMJ 2021 Nov 15;375:n2796. Epub 2021 Nov 15.
J Med Ethics 2021 Jul 12. Epub 2021 Jul 12.
Department of Philosophy, University of Twente, Enschede, Overijssel, The Netherlands.
A self-fulfilling prophecy (SFP) in neuroprognostication occurs when a patient in coma is predicted to have a poor outcome, and life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn on the basis of that prediction, thus directly bringing about a poor outcome (viz. death) for that patient. In contrast to the predominant emphasis in the bioethics literature, we look beyond the moral issues raised by the possibility that an erroneous prediction might lead to the death of a patient who otherwise would have lived. Read More