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Name: The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
This report shares the challenges and opportunities encountered by a binational project that examined the availability of environmental and public health information for the United States-Mexico borde...
In her article "Rule of Rescue vs. Rescue of statistical lives"  Weyma Lübbe elevates gut feelings supporting the "rule of rescue" to "civic judgments". Without doubt in a constitutional democracy...
The utility of the levels of amyloid beta (Aβ) peptide and tau in blood for diagnosis, drug development, and assessment of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD) has not been established. The l...
Risk for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) may be higher in U.S. and Mexico border cities as compared to nonborder cities in each country. We examine rates and correlates of self-reported D...
Evolutionary rescue occurs when a population that is declining in size because of an environmental change is rescued from extinction by genetic adaptation. Evolutionary rescue is an important phenomen...
Advance directives are again in the heart of debate since the Leonetti-Claeys's law . These pieces of legislation allow everyone to decide by advance their wishes of the end of life.Howeve...
The purpose of the proposed research study is to evaluate whether bone marrow transplant patients prefer the Stanford letter advance care planning tool to the standard Advance directive. ...
The purpose of this study is to compare the acceptability, usefulness, self-efficacy and comprehension of an easy-to-read advance directive form versus a standard advance directive form wr...
The Advance® 18 PTX® Balloon Catheter study is a clinical trial to study the safety and effectiveness of the Advance 18® PTX® Balloon Catheter in the treatment of lesions in the superf...
Rates of advance directive completion among Americans, even those suffering from serious chronic illness, are notoriously poor. Moreover, the contents of completed advance directives are o...
Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Its mission is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies, and integrating the physical and engineering sciences with the life sciences to advance basic research and medical care. It was established in 2000.
Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.
The potential of the FETUS to survive outside the UTERUS after birth, natural or induced. Fetal viability depends largely on the FETAL ORGAN MATURITY, and environmental conditions.