Category Public Health
Reflections on the Value of Solidarity
Christy Simpson considers what we have learned about solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A real prisoner’s dilemma: Organ donation for reduced sentences
Niklas Kirchner and Daniel Lucas identify three major moral problems with a recently proposed bill offering prisoners reduced sentences in exchange for organ donation.
Baby W and the Fraught Landscape of Paediatric Medical Decision-Making
James A Anderson and Andrew Helmers reflect on the recent Baby W case and call for clarity regarding the limits of both parental and medical authority in medical decision-making for children.
Beneficent Paternalism in the NICU: Improving Shared Decision-Making
Rashad Rehman, Nipa Chauhan and Rebecca Greenberg argue that beneficent paternalism should be integrated into shared decision-making in the NICU to maximize the patient’s best interests.