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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Jan 26th, 2015 - The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America seeks excellence in the discovery and dissemination of knowledge regarding the cause, prevention, detection and diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and health policy of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). This requires that all individuals affiliated with, or funded by, the Crohn’s & Colitis.

American society for bone and mineral research (ASBMR)


Disclosure of medical errors involving gametes and embryos: an Ethics Committee opinion: ASR...
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Mar 6th, 2016 - Medical providers have an ethical duty to disclose clinically significant errors involving gametes and embryos as soon as they are discovered. Clinics also should have written policies in place for reducing and disclosing errors.

Guidelines for the Ethical Practice of Anesthesiology
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Oct 16th, 2018 - The document lists the code of ethics for the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Consensus on guidelines for stereotactic neurosurgery for psychiatric disorders.
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry; Nuttin B, Wu H et. al.

Jan 21st, 2014 - For patients with psychiatric illnesses remaining refractory to 'standard' therapies, neurosurgical procedures may be considered. Guidelines for safe and ethical conduct of such procedures have previously and independently been proposed by various local and regional expert groups. To expand on these earlier documents, representative members of continental and international psychiatric and neuro...

Part 1: Executive Summary: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardio...
Circulation Neumar RW, Shuster M et. al.

Oct 16th, 2015 - Part 1: Executive Summary: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.|2015|Neumar RW,Shuster M,Callaway CW,Gent LM,Atkins DL,|ethics,methods,standards,methods,standards,therapy,standards,

Ethical considerations in the era of the uterine transplant: an update of the Montreal ...
Fertility and Sterility; Lefkowitz A, Edwards M et. al.

Jun 18th, 2013 - Ethical considerations in the era of the uterine transplant: an update of the Montreal Criteria for the Ethical Feasibility of Uterine Transplantation.|2013|Lefkowitz A,Edwards M,Balayla J,|diagnosis,physiopathology,psychology,surgery,ethics,standards,ethics,psychology,transplantation,

Cardiovascular implanted electronic devices in people towards the end of life, during c...
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Pitcher D, Soar J et. al.

Jun 9th, 2016 - The Resuscitation Council (UK), the British Cardiovascular Society (including the British Heart Rhythm Society and the British Society for Heart Failure) and the National Council for Palliative Care recognise the importance of providing clear and consistent guidance on management of cardiovascular implanted electronic devices (CIEDs) towards the end of life, during cardiorespiratory arrest and ...

Posthumous collection and use of reproductive tissue: a committee opinion.
Fertility and Sterility;

Mar 13th, 2013 - Posthumous gamete (sperm or oocyte) procurement and reproduction are ethically justifiable if written documentation from the deceased authorizing the procedure is available. In the absence of written documentation from the decedent, programs open to considering requests for posthumous gamete procurement or reproduction should only do so when such requests are initiated by the surviving spouse o...

Recommendations for end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: a consensus statement ...
Critical Care Medicine; Truog RD, Campbell ML et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2008 - These recommendations have been developed to improve the care of intensive care unit (ICU) patients during the dying process. The recommendations build on those published in 2003 and highlight recent developments in the field from a U.S. perspective. They do not use an evidence grading system because most of the recommendations are based on ethical and legal principles that are not derived from...

Consideration of the gestational carrier: a committee opinion.
Fertility and Sterility;

Apr 1st, 2013 - Gestational carriers have a right to be fully informed of the risks of the surrogacy process and of pregnancy, should receive psychological evaluation and counseling, and should have independent legal counsel.

Guidelines on number of embryos transferred.
Fertility and Sterility; ,

Oct 19th, 2009 - Based on American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology data available in 2007, ASRM's guidelines for the number of embryos to be transferred in in vitro fertilization cycles have been further refined in continuing efforts to reduce the number of higher-order multiple pregnancies. This version replaces the document of the same name that was pu...

Updated CDC recommendations for the management of hepatitis B virus-infected health-car...
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali...

Jul 5th, 2012 - This report updates the 1991 CDC recommendations for the management of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-infected health-care providers and students to reduce risk for transmitting HBV to patients during the conduct of exposure-prone invasive procedures (CDC. Recommendations for preventing transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus to patients during exposure-prone invasive proced...

Pediatric Deceased Donation-A Report of the Transplantation Society Meeting in Geneva.
Transplantation Martin DE, Nakagawa TA et. al.

May 22nd, 2015 - The Ethics Committee of The Transplantation Society convened a meeting on pediatric deceased donation of organs in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 21 to 22, 2014. Thirty-four participants from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Oceania, Europe, and North and South America explored the practical and ethical issues pertaining to pediatric deceased donation and developed recommendations for policy and p...

2012 American College of Cardiology Foundation/Society for Cardiovascular Angiography a...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Bashore TM, Balter S et. al.

May 11th, 2012 - 2012 American College of Cardiology Foundation/Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions expert consensus document on cardiac catheterization laboratory standards update: A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus documents developed in collaboration with the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Society for Vascular Medicine.|2012|Bashore...

The Declaration of Istanbul on organ trafficking and transplant tourism.

Oct 23rd, 2008 - The Declaration of Istanbul on organ trafficking and transplant tourism.|2008| ,|economics,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,economics,legislation & jurisprudence,prevention & control,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,economics,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,economics,ethics,legislation & jurisprudence,

Recommendations for partner services programs for HIV infection, syphilis, gonorrhea, a...
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali...

Nov 6th, 2008 - This report provides updated, integrated recommendations for services provided to partners of persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and three other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) (i.e., syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydial infection) and replaces the CDC 2001 Program Operations Guidelines for STD Prevention---Partner Services and the 1998 HIV Partner Counseling and Refe...

Disposition of abandoned embryos: a committee opinion.
Fertility and Sterility;

Mar 13th, 2013 - Programs should create and enforce written policies on the designation, retention, and disposal of abandoned embryos. In the absence of program-specific policies, it is ethically acceptable for a program or facility to consider embryos to have been abandoned if at least 5 years have passed since contact with an individual or couple, diligent efforts have been made to contact the individual or c...

Revised minimum standards for practices offering assisted reproductive technologies: a ...
Fertility and Sterility; , et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2014 - This document is designed to assist assisted reproductive technology (ART) programs in establishing and maintaining a successful clinical practice and set criteria that meet or exceed the requirements suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for certification of ART laboratories. This document replaces the document of the same name last published in 2008 (Fertil Steril ...

Oocyte or embryo donation to women of advanced reproductive age: an Ethics Committee op...
Fertility and Sterility; ,

Jul 27th, 2016 - Advanced reproductive age (ARA) is a risk factor for female infertility, pregnancy loss, fetal anomalies, stillbirth, and obstetric complications. Oocyte donation reverses the age-related decline in implantation and birth rates of women in their 40s and 50s and restores pregnancy potential beyond menopause. However, obstetrical complications in older patients remain high, particularly related t...