• Ethical Issues: Futility Policies 

    Fleming, David A. (Center for Health Ethics, 2005-03)
    Futility, in general, is the inability to achieve an intended goal or outcome. Biomedical futility more specifically is a clinical judgment that, in light of the patient's current clinical circumstance, it is not physiologically ...
  • Organizational Ethics Committees 

    Fleming, David A. (Center for Health Ethics, 2009-10)
    The first official healthcare ethics committee convened in 1971. But the origin of such committees came years earlier in response to a rising tide of moral concern in health care. “Committees for the Discussion of Morals ...