This is the forty-seventh CENTRES update of news and publications from around the world related to clinical ethics.
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Today Online: Ethics code for doctors expanded, updated,by Tan Weizhen.
The Straits Times:Court throws out woman’s negligence claim against doc, by Selina Lum
The Straits Times: Social, ethical implications to consider [for oocyte freezing], by Theresa Tan.
See also text of the Health Minister’s comments.
The New York Times:When should children take part in medical decisions?, by Perri Klass.
See also The Conversation’s piece on when parents and doctors disagree.
CBS News:Belgium sees 1st case of minor being granted euthanasia, by The Associated Press.
The Hastings Center Report: From “Personalized to “Precision” Medicine: The Ethical and Social Implications of Rhetorical Reform in Genomic Medicine,by Eric Juengst, Michelle L. McGowan, Jennifer R. Fishman and Richard A. Sellerste Jr., 46(5):21-33.
Bioethics: Adversaries at the bedside: advance care plans and future welfare, by Aidan Kestigian and Alex John London, 30(8): 557-567.
Journal of Medical Ethics: What kinds of cases do paediatricians refer to clinical ethics? Insights from 184 case referrals at an Australian paediatric hospital, by Rosalind J. McDougall and Lauren Notini, 42(9):586-591.
American Journal of Bioethics: Healing without waging war: Beyond military metaphors in medicine and HIV research, by Jing-Bao Nie et al., 16(10):3-11.
Philosophers Take On the World (book chapter): Homeopathy: an undiluted proposal, by Steve Clarke.
Practical Ethics in the News: Consensus statement on conscientious objection in healthcare.
Bioethics.net: Pregnancy, stigma and moral responsibility in the Zika epidemic, by Kelly McBride Folkers.
Medical Futility Blog: Defining futile and potentially inappropriate interventions: a policy statement from the Society of Critical Care Medical Ethics Committee, by Thaddeus Mason Pope.
International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation 2017: Call for Abstracts is now open; abstracts are due by 21 Oct.