AAP Grand Rounds from the Section on Bioethics

This is a listing of the articles the Section on Bioethics has published in AAP Grand Rounds and articles of interest to us from other sections.

Published in 2012
Vizcarrondo FE. Personal Belief Exemptions for Vaccines: What Is Just? AAP Grand Rounds 2012; 28(3): 36
On:
Lantos JD, et al.  Why We Should Eliminate Personal Belief Exemptions to Vaccine Mandates.  . J Health Politics Policy Law. 2012;37(1):131–140
And:
Opel DJ, et al.  Finding the Proper Balance between Freedom and Justice: Why We Should Not Eliminate Personal Belief Exemptions to Vaccine Mandates. J Health Politics Policy Law. 2012;37(1):141–147.

Vizcarrondo FE. Re-examination of a Child’s Assent to Participate in Research.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2012: 27(4): 46.  doi: 10.1542/gr.27-4-46
On:
Baines P. Assent for children’s participation in research is incoherent and wrong. Arch Dis Child. 2011; 96( 10): 960– 962; doi: 10.1136/adc.2011.211342

Vizcarrondo FE.  Personal Belief Exemptions for Vaccines: What Is Just?  AAP Grand Rounds.  2012; 28(3): 36
On:
Lantos JD, Jackson MA, Harrison CJ.  Why we should eliminate personal belief exemptions to vaccine mandates.  Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law.  2012; 37(1): 131-140.
And:
Opel DJ, Diekema DS. Finding the proper balance between freedom and justice: why we should not eliminate personal belief exemptions to vaccine mandates.  Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law.  2012; 37(1): 141-147

Published in 2011
Vizcarrondo FE. Making better babies: reflections on scientific eugenics.  AAP Grand Rounds 2011; 26(5): 60
On:
Sparrow R. A not so new eugenics: Harris and Savulescu on human enhancement. Hastings Center Report. 2011;41(1):32–42
Follow up letter:
Burke B. Letter to the editor. AAP Grand Rounds.  2012; 27(1): 12

Vizcarrondo FE. Growth attenuation in children with profound disabilities.  AAP Grand Rounds 2011;25(3):36
On:
Wilfond B, et al. Navigating growth attenuation in children with profound disabilities. Hastings Center Report. 2010; 40( 6): 2740. 

Vizcarrondo FE.  Testing youth for sports performance genes.  AAP Grand Rounds 2011; 26(3):36
On:
Brooks MA, Tarini BA. Genetic testing and youth sports. JAMA. 2011; 305( 10): 1033– 1034

Published in 2010  
Yates FD, Value Added by an Ethics Consult Is Reasoning Process.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2010:23:61
On:
Tsai TC, Harasym PH, Coderre S, McLaughlin K, Donnon T.  Assessing ethical problem solving by reasoning rather than decision making.  Med Educ.  2009; 43(12): 1188-1197

Yates FD. Pediatric Clinical Ethics Consultation: Organizational Issues.  AAP Grand Rounds 2010;23:9.
On:
Opel DJ, Wilfond BS, Brownstein D, et al. Characterisation of organizational issues in paediatric clinical ethics consultation: a qualitative study. J Med Ethics. 2009;35(8):477–482

Kim GR. Computerized Monitoring of Adverse Drug Events.  AAP Grand Rounds 2010:23:10.
On:
Kilbridge PM, Noirot LA, Reichley RM, et al. Computerized surveillance for adverse drug events in a pediatric hospital. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16(5):607–612

Published in 2009
Yates FD. Parent-Teen Communication About Diabetes Management. AAP Grand Rounds. 2009;21:63.
On:
Ivey JB, Wright A, Dashiff CJ. Finding the balance: adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents. J Pediatr Health Care. 2009;23(1):10-18. (Medscape free account log in required)    

Yates FD. Parent or Nurse-Controlled Analgesia for Pain Control in Developmentally Delayed Children. AAP Grand
Rounds
. 2009;21(3):32.
 
On:
Czarnecki ML, Ferrise AS, Jastrowski Mano KE, et al. Parent/nurse-controlled analgesia for children with
developmental delay. Clin J Pain. 2008;24(9):817-824.
 

Published in 2008
Yates FD. Factors that influence decisions about organ donation. AAP Grand Rounds. 2008;20:19.
On:
Rodrigue JR, Cornell DL, Howard RJ. Pediatric organ donation: what factors most influence parents’ donation decisions? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008;9(2):180–185. (Medscape free account log in required)

Published in 2007
Mears, BJ. How Do Patients Like to Be Greeted by Doctors? AAP Grand Rounds. 2007;18(4):46-47.
On:
Makoul G, et al. An Evidence-Based Perspective on Greetings in Medical Encounters. Arch Int Med. 2007;167:1172-1176.   

Ross LF. When Do Family Members Have a Right to Know Genetic Information About a Patient? AAP Grand
Rounds
. 2007;18(4): 44-45.
 
On:
Gilbar R. Communicating Genetic Information in the Family: the Familial Relationship as the Forgotten Factor. J
Med Ethics.
2007;33(7):380-393.


Mears, BJ. Providing Mothers with Tapes of Neonatologists’ Discussions Improves Recall. AAP Grand Rounds.
2007;17:54-55.
 
On:
Koh THHG, Butow PN, Coory M, et al. Provision of taped conversations with neonatologists to mothers of babies
in intensive care: randomized controlled trial. BMJ. 2007;334:28–34;


Ross LF. Is It Appropriate to Attenuate Growth in Profoundly Developmentally Disabled Children to Facilitate
Their Care? AAP Grand Rounds. 2007;17:2-3.
 
On:
Gunther DF, Diekema DS. Attenuating growth in children with profound developmental disability: a new approach to an old dilemma. Arch Ped Adol Med. 2006;160:1013–1017

Published in 2006
Mears BJ. Treatment Decisions for Disabled Infants: Balancing Benefits and Burdens. AAP Grand Rounds.
2006:16:66-67.

On:
Wilkinson D. Is it in the best interests of an intellectually disabled infant to die? J Med Ethics. 2006;32:454-459.

Ross LF. Sorry to Wake You..But I Have to Inform You of Your Imminent Death.  AAP Grand Rounds. 2006;
15:50.
 
On:
Vince T, Petros A. Should Children's Autonomy Be Respected By Telling Them of Their Imminent Death? 
J Med Ethics. 2006;32:21-23.
 

Published in 2005
Silber TJ. Is it Ethical to Have a Child to Save a Child? AAP Grand Rounds. 2005;13:30.
On:
Sheldon S, Wilkinson S. Should Selecting Saviour Siblings Be Banned? J Med Ethics. 2004;30:533-537.

Forman EN. Anorexics’ Participation in Exercise Programs: Ethical Dilemmas. AAP Grand Rounds. 2005;13:58-59.
On:
Giordano S. Risk and supervised exercise; the example of anorexia to illustrate a new ethical issue in the
traditional debates of medical ethics. J Med Ethics. 2005;31(1):15-20.


Mercurio MR. Protocol for Euthanasia of Severely Ill Newborns. AAP Grand Rounds. 2005;14:9-10.
On:
Verhagen E, Sauer P. The Groningen Protocol: Euthanasia in severely ill newborns. NEJM. 2005;352:959-962

Mears BJ. Refusal to Provide Essential Care: Duties of Providers. AAP Grand Rounds. 2005;14:9-10.
On:
Charo RA. The Celestial Fire of Conscience-refusing to deliver medical care. NEJM. 2005;352(24):2471-2473.
And:
Manasse HR. Conscientious Objection and the Pharmacist. Science. 2005;308:1558-1559.

Mears BJ. Newborn Screening: Is More Really Better?  AAP Grand Rounds. 2005;12:55-56.
On:
Kerruish NJ, SP Robertson. Newborn Screening: new developments, new dilemmas. J Med Ethics. 2005;31:393-
398.

Published in 2004
Mears BJ. Adherence to Advance Directives. AAP Grand Rounds. 2004;11:21-22.
On:
Thompson T, Barbour R, Schwartz L. Adherence to advance directives in critical care decision-making: vignette
study. BMJ. 2003;327:1011-1014.


Mears BJ. Ethical Issues Raised by Expanded Access to Growth Hormone. AAP Grand Rounds. 2004;12:14-15.
On:
Allen DB, Fost N. hGH for Short Stature: Ethical Issues Raised by Expanded Access. J Pediatr. 2004; 144(5):648-652.

Published in 2003
Donovan K. Predictive Genetic Testing in Children: Who Determines Appropriateness? AAP Grand Rounds.
2003;9:21-22.

On:
Ross, L.  Predictive Genetic Testing for Conditions That Present in Childhood. Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Jl.
2002;12:225-244.

Mears BJ. Covert Video Surveillance of Parents Suspected of Abuse. AAP Grand Rounds. 2003;9:29-30. 
On:
Covert Video Surveillance in Pediatric Care. Hastings Center Report. 2002;32(6):10.

Silber TJ. Parental Decision-Making: MD Language Matters. AAP Grand Rounds. 2003;10:34-35. 
On:
Koogler TK,  Wilfond BS & Ross LF.  Lethal Language, Lethal Decisions. Hastings Center Report. 2003;33(2):37-41. 

Mears BJ. Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision. AAP Grand Rounds. 2003;10:50.
On:
Benatar M, Benatar D.  Between Prophylaxis and Child Abuse: The Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision.
AJOB. 2003;3(2).

Published in 2002
Mears BJ. Research on Stored Samples: Ethical Issues. AAP Grand Rounds. 2002;7:58. 
On:
Wendler D. What Research with Stored Samples Teaches Us About Research with Human Subjects.  Bioethics. 2002;16:33-54. 

Mears BJ. Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Genetic Tests. AAP Grand Rounds. 2002;7:2-3.
On:
Hull, SC, Prasad, K.  Reading between the Lines: Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Genetic Testing.  Hastings Center Report. 2001;31:33-35. 

Published in 1999
Diekema DS. Parents, Professionals Differ in Estimating Burden of Disabilities. AAP Grand Rounds. 1999;2:29-30.
On:
Saroj S, Stoskoff BL, Feeny D, et al. Differences in preferences for neonatal outcomes among health care
professionals, parents, and adolescents. JAMA. 1999;281(21):1991-1997.

Diekema DS. Consent for Studies That Do Not Increase Patient Risk. AAP Grand Rounds. 1999;1:32-33. 
On:
Rogers CG, Tyson JE, Kennedy KA, Broyles S, Hickman J. Conventional consent with opting in versus simplified
consent with opting out: An exploratory trial for studies that do not increase patient risk. J Pediatr.
1998;132:606-611.
 


AAP Articles – Grand Rounds articles from other sections

Published in 2013

Section on Critical Care
Keele L. Dying in the hospital or at home.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2013; 30(4): 46.
On:
Chang E, MacLeod R, Drake R. Characteristics influencing location of death for children with life-limiting illness. Arch Dis Child. 2013; 98( 7): 419- 424

From Hospice & Palliative Care
Moore D. What is different about children who receive palliative care? AAP Grand Rounds.  2013; 30(5): 58.
On:
Keele L, Keenan HT, Sheetz J, et al. Differences in characteristics of dying children who receive and do not receive palliative care. Pediatrics. 2013; 132( 1): 72– 78.

Published in 2012

From Hospice & Palliative Care
Percy R, Sheetz J. End-of-life Care in Children With Advanced Heart Disease.  AAP Grand Rounds 2012; 28(6): 69
On:
Morell E, Wolfe J, Scheurer M, et al. Patterns of care at end of life for children with advanced heart disease. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.2012; 166( 8): 745- 748

Sheetz MJ. Parents’ experiences with life-threatening fetal diagnosis.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2012; 27(4): 43.  doi: 10.1542/gr.27-4-43
On:
Côté-Arsenault D, Denney-Koelsch E. “My baby is a person”: parents’ experiences with life-threatening fetal diagnosis. J Palliat Med. 2011; 14(12): 1302–1308; doi: 10.1089/jpm.2011.0165.

Bashian RS. Values versus optimal care in primary care pediatrics.  AAP Grand Rounds. 2012; 27(2): 24.

Published in 2011

Point-counterpoint
Schiff D. Morbid obesity in childhood: grounds for protective custody.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2011; 26(4): 48.
And:
Diekema DS. Reasons to think twice before calling CPS about morbid obesity.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2011; 26(4): 48.
On:
Murtagh L, Ludwig D.State intervention in life-threatening childhood obesity. JAMA. 2011; 306( 2): 206207; doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.903. 

From Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Sheetz J.  Screening Parents of Chronically Ill Children for Depression.  AAP Grand Rounds 2011; 26(3): 34
On:
Fauman KR, Pituch KJ, Han YY, et al. Predictors of depressive symptoms in parents of chronically ill children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. Epub 2011 Mar 30; doi: 10.117/104990911403465

From At-Large
Shane AL. How Physicians Handle Parents’ vaccine concerns.  AAP Grand Rounds 2011; 26(1): 5
On:
Kempe A, Daley MF, McCauley MM, et al. Prevalence of parental concerns about childhood vaccines: the experience of primary care physicians. Am J Prev Med. 2011; 40( 5): 548555.

Published in 2005

Section on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Dubic M. The price of free samples.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2005; 14(5): 51-52.
On:
Adair RF, Holmgren LR. Do drug samples influence resident prescribing behavior? Am J Med. 2005;118:881–884.

Section on Radiology
Wood BP. Scientific Misbehavior: Can We Trust the Evidence?  AAP Grand Rounds .  2005; 14(3): 28-29.   
On:
Martinson BC, Anderson MS, deVries R. Scientists behaving badly. Nature. 2005;435:737–738.

Published in 2004

Section on Critical Care
Bratton SL. Talking About Death with Children Who Have Cancer. AAP Grand Rounds.  2004; 12(6): 67-68.
On:
Kreicbergs U, Valdimarsdottir U, Onelov E, et al. Talking about death with children who have severe malignant disease. N Engl J Med. 2004;351:1175–1186

Published in 2003

Section on Critical Care
Keenan HT. Informed consent for the critically ill. AAP Grand Rounds. 2003; 10(1): 8.
On:
Davis N, Pohlman A, Gelbach B, et al. Improving the process of informed consent in the critically ill. JAMA. 2003;1963–1968.

Published in 2000

Section on Critical Care
Bratton SL. Attitudes toward life support in the PICU.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2000; 4(3): 21.
On:
Keenan HT, Diekema DS, O’Rourke PP, et al. Attitudes toward limitation of support in a pediatric intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2000; 28:1590–1594.

Keenan HT. End of life care in the PICU.  AAP Grand Rounds 2000; 4(5): 48-49
On:
Burns JP, Mitchell C, Outwater KM, et al. End-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit after the forgoing of life-sustaining treatment. Crit Care Med. 2000;28:3060–3066.

Published in 1999

Section on Orthopedics
Aronsson DD. The Prenatal Diagnosis of a Clubfoot Deformity: An Ethical Dilemma.  AAP Grand Rounds.  1999; 2(1): 9-10
On:
Katz K, Meizner I, Mashiach R, Soudry M. The contribution of prenatal sonographic diagnosis of clubfoot to preventive medicine. J Pediatr Orthop. 1999;19:5–7.

 

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