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Selected Bibliography

Notice: PDFs of some articles appear on the Institute's website for educational purposes only; the express permission of the copyright holder should be consulted for further permission to reproduce.

Aselage, M., Amella, E., Zapka, J., Mueller, M., & Beck, C. (2014). Research with dementia patients: A protocol for informed consent and assent. IRB: Ethics & Human Research  (Hastings Center), 36(2).

Sade RM. Should access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement be limited to high-volume surgical centers? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013; 145 (1):1439-1440

Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Green J, Sade RM, Jacobs JP, Kodish E. Ethical considerations for post-cardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Cardiol Young 2013;22(6):780-786.

Dresler CM, Kent MS, Whyte R, Sade RM. HCV infected resident: end of residency, end of career? Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95(3):779–86

Czeisler CA, Pellegrini CA, Sade RM  Should sleep-deprived surgeons be prohibited from operating without patients’ consent? Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95 (2):757–66.

Williams JB, Sade RM, D’Amico TA. Framing for Success: Nocebo Effects in Thoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95(1):9-11

Bell CL, Tamura BK, Masaki KH, Amella EJ. Prevalence And Measures Of Nutritional Compromise Among Nursing Home Patients: Weight Loss, Low Body Mass Index, Malnutrition, And Feeding Dependency, A Systematic Review Of The Literature. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2013 Feb;14(2):94-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2012.10.012.

Kehinde JO, Amella EJ, Pepper GA, Mueller M, Kelechi TJ, Edlund BJ. Structure- And Process-Related Fall Risks For Older Adults Living With Dementia In Nursing Homes. J Clin Nurs. 2012 Dec 10. 

Lopez RP, Amella EJ. Intensive individualized comfort care: making the case. J Gerontol Nurs. 2012 Jul;38(7):3-5. 

Sade RM. Foundational ethics of the health care system: the moral and practical superiority of free market reforms. Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, 8th edition. New York:McGraw Hill, March 29, 2012

Blake JH, Schwemmer MK, Sade RM. The patient-surgeon relationship in the cyber era: communication and information. Thorac Surg Clin 2012;22(4):531-538.

Sade RM. The health care reform law (PPACA): controversies in ethics and policy. J Law Med & Ethics. 2012;40(3):523-525.

Sade RM. Health Care Reform: Ethical Foundations, Policy, and Law. J Am Coll Surg 2012;215(2):286-96

Lin SS, Rich L, Pal JD, Sade RM. Prisoners on death row should be accepted as organ donors. Ann Thorac Surg 2012(6);93:1773-1779 

Kavarana M, Sade RM. Ethics in cardiac surgery. Future Cardiol 2012;8(3):451-466

Sade RM. The graying of America: challenges and controversies. J Law Med  Ethics 2012;40(1):6-9

Sade RM. Why physicians should not lie for their patients. Am J Bioeth 2012;12(3):17-19

Sade RM. Should use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation be rationed? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143(4):769-770

Entwistle JWC, Sade RM, Petrucci RJ. The ethics of mechanical support: the need for new guidelines. Ann Thorac Surg 2011 December;92(6):1939-42

Skipper ER, Accola KD, Sade RM. Must surgeons tell mitral valve repair candidates about a new percutaneous repair device that is only available elsewhere? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct;92(4):1163-9.

Naunheim K, Bridges C, Sade RM. A Jehovah’s Witness patient who faces imminent exsanguination should be transfused.  Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Nov;92(5):1559-64. Epub 2011 Oct 31

Spillman MA, Sade RM. Does Fortune Foul Fidelity? Am J Bioethics 2011 Sep;11(9):14-15 

Sade RM; American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee; Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Standards for relations of cardiothoracic surgical organizations with industry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul;92(1):3-8; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142(1):12-7.

Sade RM. Full disclosure: where is the evidence for nefarious conflicts of interest? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011(2) Aug;92:417-20

Sade RM. From laboratory to bedside: ethical, legal, and social issues in translational research. Am J Med Sci 2011 Oct;342(4):265-6

Kehinde JO, Pope C, Amella EJ. Methodological Issues In Fall Prevention Research Involving Older Adults In Long-Term Care Facilities. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2011 Oct;4(4):294-304.

Immelt SJ, Gaudiani VA, Sade RM. Should the financial link between industry and physician consultants be severed? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):781-7

Sade RM. Brain death, cardiac death, and the dead donor rule. J SC Med Assoc. 2011 (August);107:99-102.

Aselage MB, Amella EJ, Watson R. State Of The Science: Alleviating Mealtime Difficulties In Nursing Home Residents With Dementia. Nurs Outlook. 2011 Jul-Aug;59(4):210-4. 

Sade RM, American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Cardiothoracic surgical organizations’ standards for interactions with companies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 2011; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142:12-17. Epub 2011 May 8.

Sade RM.  The locus of decision making for severely impaired newborn infants.  AM J Bioethics 2011;11(12):40-41. View PDF

Lopez RP, Amella EJ. Time Travel: The Lived Experience Of Providing Feeding Assistance To A Family Member With Dementia. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2011 Apr;4(2):127-34. 

Epright C, Sade RM. Introduction: Conundrums and controversies in mental health and illness. J Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2010;38(4):722-726 View PDF

Estrera AL, Ikonomidis S, Ikonomidis JS, Sade RM.  Impending loss of insurance coverage is an indication to proceed with complex, expensive surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2010;Jun;89(6):1709-16 View PDF

Brockbank KGM, Swaja RE, Wueste DE, Sade RM. Resolving the shortage of organs for transplantation: Ethics, science, and technology. J SC Med Assoc 2010;Oct;106:209-212 View PDF

Sade RM. Breaches of health information: Are electronic records different from paper records? J Clin Ethics. 2010;21(1):39-41 View PDF

Khushf G.  A matter of respect: a defense of the dead donor rule and of a "whole-brain" criterion for determination of death.  J Med Philos. 2010 Jun;35(3):330-64. Epub 2010 May 13.

Egan BM, Lackland DT, Jones DW. Prehypertension: an opportunity for a new public health paradigm.  Cardiol Clin. 2010 Nov;28(4):561-9.

Aselage MB, Amella EJ. An evolutionary analysis of mealtime difficulties in older adults with dementia. J Clin Nurs. 2010 Jan;19(1-2):33-41.

Lewis TT, Barnes LL, Bienias JL, Lackland DT, Evans DA, Mendes de Leon CF.  Perceived discrimination and blood pressure in older African American and white adults.  J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009 Sep;64(9):1002-8. Epub 2009 May 8

Sade RM. Dangerous liaisons? Industry relations with health professionals.  J Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2009;37(3):398-400. View PDF

Hippen B, Ross LF, Sade RM.  Saving lives is more important than abstract moral concerns: Financial incentives should be use to increase organ donation.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2009;88:1053-61 View PDF

DiMaio JM, Salerno TA, Bernstein R, Araujo K, Ricci M, Sade RM.  Ethical obligation of surgeons to non-compliant patients:  Can a surgeon refuse to operate on an intravenous drug-abusing patient with recurrent aortic valve prosthesis infection? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Jul;88(1):1-8. View PDF

Mack MJ, Sade RM, for the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Relations Between Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Industry. Ann Thorac Surg 2009 May;87(5):1334-6  View PDF

Aselage M, Conner B, Carnevale T.  Ethical issues in conducting research with persons with dementia.  Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research, 9 (4) 2009.  View PDF

Cerfolio RJ, Jacobs, JP, Sade RM. The ethics of transparency: publication of cardiothoracic surgical outcomes in the lay press. Ann Thorac Surg 2009;679-686 View PDF

D’Amico TA, Krasna MJ, Sade RM.  No heroic measures—how soon is too soon to stop? Ann Thorac Surg 2009;87:11-18  View PDF

Lopez RP, Amella EJ, Strumpf NE, Teno JM, Mitchell SL. The Influence Of Nursing Home Culture On The Use Of Feeding Tubes. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jan 11;170(1):83-8. 

Sade RM. Foundational ethics of the health care system: the moral and practical superiority of free market reforms. J Med Philos 2008;33(4): 33(5):461-97 View PDF

Khushf G. Health as intra-systemic integrity: rethinking the foundations of systems biology and nanomedicine. Perspect Biol Med. 2008 Summer;51(3):432-49.

Khushf G, Raymond J, Beaman C Jr.  The Institute of Medicine's reports on quality and safety: paradoxes and tensions. HEC Forum. 2008 Mar;20(1):1-14.

Dresler C, Cherry M, Sade RM. A Clash of Rights: Should smoking tobacco products in public places be legally banned? Ann Thorac Surg 2008;86:699-707 View PDF

Sade RM and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Broadcast of surgical procedures as a teaching instrument in cardiothoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surgery 2008;86:357-361  View PDF

Bostick A, Sade R, Levine MA, Stewart DM.  Placebo use in clinical practice. J Clin Ethics 2008 (Spring);19(1):58-61 View PDF

Sade RM. Religions and cultures of East and West: perspectives on bioethics. J Law Med Ethics. 2008, (Spring);36(1):7-9 View PDF

Bostick A, Levine MA, Sade RM.  Ethical obligations of physicians participating in public health quarantine and isolation measures. Public Health Reports 2008 (Jan-Feb);123(1):3-8 View PDF

Black L, Sade RM. Lethal injection and physicians: state law vs medical ethics. JAMA  2007;298(23):2779-2781 View PDF

Spillman MA, Sade RM. Clinical trials of xenotransplantation: waiver of the right to withdraw from a clinical trial should be required.  J Law Med Ethics. 2007 Summer;35(2):265-72. View PDF

Sade RM. Ethical foundations of health care system reform. Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:1429-1431  View PDF

Khushf G. Upstream ethics in nanomedicine: a call for research. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2007 Aug:2(4):511-21.

Khushf G. Open questions in the ethics of convergence. J Med Philos. 2007 May-Jun;32(3):299-310.

Khushf G. The ethics of NBIC convergence. J Med Philos. 2007 May-Jun;32(3):185-96.

Khushf G. Importance of a midterm time horizon for addressing ethical issues integral to nanobiotechnology. J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2007;17(3):263-9.

Smith K. Wueste D, Frugoli J. Using "ethics labs" to set a framework for ethical discussion in an undergraduate science course. Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2007 Sep;35(5):332-6. doi: 10.1002/bmb.94.

Khushf G. An agenda for future debate on concepts of health and disease. Med Health Care Philos. 2007 Mar;10(1):19-27; discussion 29-32.

Himmelstein D, Goodman J, Sade RM. Our health care system at the crossroads: single payer or market reform? Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:1435-1446 View PDF

Iserson KV, Cerfolio RJ, Sade RM.  Politely refuse the pen and note pad: gifts from industry to physicians harm patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84(4);1077-1084 View PDF

Oberheu K, Jones J, Sade RM. A surgeon operates on his son: wisdom or hubris? Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:723-728  View PDF

Sade RM. Reflections on emerging technologies at the centennial of organ transplantation. J Law Med & Ethics 2007;35(2):235-237 View PDF

Sade RM. On moralizing and hidden agendas. Am J Bioethics. 2007:7(9):42-43 View PDF

Sade RM. What’s right (and wrong) with racially stratified research and therapies. J Nat Med Assoc 2007;99(6):693-696  View PDF

Sade RM. Health care disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations. J SC Med Assoc  2007;103:16-17  View PDF

Bostick NA, Benjamin R, McMahon J, Sade RM.  Withholding information from patients: rethinking the propriety of “therapeutic privilege”. J Clin Ethics 2006;17(4):302-306 View PDF

Morreim EH, Mack M, Sade RM. Is surgical innovation too dangerous to remain unregulated? 2006 Dec;82:1957-1965.  View PDF

Sade RM. Reports of Clinical Trials: Ethical Aspects. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006;132(2):245-6  View PDF

Sade RM. The Primary Obligation of Physicians Should Be To Their Patients, Not To Society. J So Carolina Med Assoc 2006;102(3):81-83  View PDF

Sade RM. "Surgical Research or Comic Opera" Redux. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006Oct:82(4):1173-4  View PDF

Block MI, Khitin LM, Sade RM. Ethical Process in Human Research Published in Thoracic Surgery Journals. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;82(I):6-11  View PDF

Khushf G. Owning up to our agendas: on the role and limits of science in debates about embryos and brain death. J Law Med Ethics. 2006 Spring;34(1):58-76, 4.

Krug EF 3rd. Law and ethics at the border of viability. J Perinatol. 2006 Jun;26(6):321-4.

Best R, Khushf G. The social conditions for nanomedicine: disruption, systems, and lock-in. J Law Med Ethics. 2006 Winter;34(4):733-40.

Best R, Khushf G, Wilson R. A sympathetic but critical assessment of nanotechnology initiatives. J Law Med Ethics. 2006 Winter;34(4):655-7.

Sade RM. Transplantation at 100 years: Alexis Carrel, 1905. Ann Thoracic Surg 2005;80(6):2415-18  View PDF

McCarthy P, Lamm R, Sade RM. Medical Ethics Collides With Public Policy: LVAD for a Patient With Leukemia. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(3) 793-798  View PDF

Marvroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Naunheim K, Sade RM. Should Surgical Errors Always Be Disclosed to the Patient? Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(2):399-408   View PDF

Nallamothu B, Eagle K, Ferris V, Sade RM. Should Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Be Regionalized? Ann Thorac Surg. 2005; (Nov);80(5):1572-81  View PDF 

Wueste DE. A philosophical yet user-friendly framework for ethical decision making in critical care nursing. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2005 Mar-Apr;24(2):70-9. Erratum in:Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2005 Jul-Aug;24(4):162.

Grubaugh AL, Frueh BC, Magruder KM. Research participants and questions about sexual trauma. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Sep;162(9):1757-8.

Sade RM. All we do not know. New Horizons in Cardiothoracic Surgery. July 25, 2005. http://www.ctsnet.org/sections/residents/newhorizons/article-7.html. Accessed November 16, 2005

Khushf G. Systems theory and the ethics of human enhancement: a framework for NBIC convergence. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 May;1013:124-49. 

Taub S, Morin K, Spillman M, Sade RM. Managing Familial Risk in Genetic Testing. Genetic Testing. 2004;8(3):356-59  View PDF

Dickey J, Ungerleider RM, Coselli JS, Conklin LD, Sade RM. The Surgeon's Work in Transition: Should Surgeons Spend More Time Outside the Hospital? Ann Thorac Surg 2004;77:1145-51  View PDF

Watson DC, Robicsek F, Sade RM. Are Thoracic Surgeons Ethically Obligated to Serve as Expert Witnesses for the Plaintiff? Ann Thorac Surg 2004;78:1137-41  View PDF

Kouchoukos NT, Cohn LH, Sade RM. Are Surgeons Ethically Obligated to Refer Patients to Other Surgeons Who Achieve Better Results? Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77:757-60  View PDF

McKneally MF, Sade RM. The Prisoner Dilemma: Should Convicted Felons Have The Same Access to Heart Transplantation as Ordinary Citizens? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003;125(3):451-3  View PDF

Mercy JA, Krug EG, Dahlberg LL, Zwi AB. Violence and health: the United States in a global perspective. Am J Public Health. 2003 Feb;93(2):256-61.

Sade RM. Publication of Unethical Research Studies: The Importance of Informed Consent. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75:325-328  View PDF

Sade RM. Why Illegal Aliens Get a Place in Line: Duke Case Involved a Serious Medical Error, Not a Transplant Policy Violation. Modern Healthcare 2003;(March 31):16  View PDF

Taub S, Maixner A, Morin K, Sade RM. Cadaveric Organ Donation: Encouraging The Study of Motivation. Transplantation 2003;76:748-51  View PDF

Khushf G, Engelhardt, the IK, and the Foundations of Bioethics. HEC Forum. 2002 Dec;14(4):325-34.

Khushf G, Tong R. Setting organizational ethics within a broader social and legal context. HEC Forum, 2002 Jun;14(2):77-85.

Khushf G, Best RG. Stem cells and the man on the moon: should be go there from here? Am J Bioeth. 2002 Winter;2(1):37-9.

Sade RM, Profits and Professionalism. J Thoracic Cardiovascular Surg 2002;123(3):403-5  View PDF

Sade RM. Medicine and Managed Care, Morals and Markets. In Bondeson WB and Jones JW, ed., The Ethics of Managed Care: Professional Integrity and Patient Rights. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2002;55-74  View PDF

Sade RM, Kay N, Pitzer S, Drake P, Baliga P. Haines S. Increasing Organ Donation: A Successful New Concept. Transplantation 2002;74:1142-46  View PDF

Sade RM. Research on Stored Biological Samples is Still Research Arch Int Med 2002;162(13):1439-40  View PDF

Gill M, Sade RM, Payment for Kidneys: The Case for Repealing Prohibition. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 2002;12(1):17-46  View PDF

Sade RM, McKneally M. Responsibilities of Investigators. Ann Thorac Surg 2002;73:1364-5  View PDF

Sade RM, Kay N, Pitzer S, Drake P, Baliga P, Haines S, Increasing Organ Donation: A Successful New Concept. Transplantation 2002;74:1142-46  View PDF

Khushf G. The value of comparative analysis in framing and problems of organizational ethics. HEC Forum. 2001 Jun;13(2):125-31.

Khushf G. Conflicts of interest and medical professionalism: on the need for increased collaboration between clinicians and administrators. J S C Med Assoc. 2001Dec;97(12):513-8.

Krug E. How can road safety be improved? More people die on the roads than from malaria, says WHO chief. BMF. 2002 May 11;324(7346):1116. Committee on Bioethics. Ethical issues with genetic testing in pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2001 Jun;107(6):1451-5

Lipman JA, Sade RM, Glotzbach AL, Lancaster CJ, Marshall MF. The Incremental Value of Internet Based Instruction: A Prospective Randomized Study. Academy of Medicine 2001;76(10):72-6  View PDF

Sade RM, Morin K. Principles of Medical Ethics: The Proposed Revision of 2001 J So Carolina Med Assoc 2001;97(2):72-5   View PDF

Arnold J, Sade, RM. Treating Pain: New Guidelines for Using Controlled Substances. J So Carolina Med Assoc 2000;96(3):105-10   View PDF

Frueh BC, Deitsch SE, Santos AB, Gold PB, Johnson MR, Meisler N. Magruder KM, Ballenger JC. Procedural and methodological issues in telepsychiatry research and program development. Psychiatr Serv. 2000 Dec;51(12):1522-7.

Khushf G. The two sides of inter-ethics. HEC Forum. 2000 Sep;12(3):185-90.

Wueste DE. Wrongdoing in biomedical research: an ethical diagnosis and prescription. Crit Rev Biomed Eng. 2000;28(3-4):529-36.

Joffs C, Sade RM. Palliation, Correction, or Repair? Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:S369-72   View PDF

Sade RM, Williams T, Haney C, Perlman D, Stroud M. The Ethics Gap in Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69(2):326-29   View PDF

Khushf G. The aesthetics of clinical judgment: exploring the link between diagnostic elegance and effective resource utilization. Med Health Care Philos. 1999;2(2):141-59.

Khushf G. The case for managed care: reappraising medical and socio-political ideals. J Med Philos. 1999 Oct;24(5):415-33.

Khushf G. Thinking theologically about reproductive and genetic enhancements: the challenge. Christ Bioeth. 1999 Aug:5(2):154-82.

Khushf G. Struggling to undersatnd the nature of organizational ethics. HEC Forum. 1999 Dec;11(4):285-7.

Sade RM. Cadaveric Organ Donation: Rethinking Donor Motivation. Arch Int Med 1999;159:438-442  View PDF

Sade RM. Transplantation, the Organ Gap, and Race. J So Carolina Med Assoc 1999;95(3):112-115   View PDF

Brett AS, Raymond JI, Saunders DE, Khushf G. An ethics discussion series for hospital administrators. HEC Forum. 1998 Jun;10(2):177-85.

Khushf G. A radical rupture in the paradigm of modern medicine: conflicts of interest, fiduciary obligations, and the scientific ideal. J Med Philos. 1998 Feb;23(1):98-122.

Khushf G. The scope of organizational ethics: editor's introduction. HEC Forum. 1998 Jun;10(2):127-35.

Khushf G. Some reasons to be concerned about genetic enhancements. J S C Med Assoc. 1998 Sep;94(9):416-8.

Sade RM. Enhancement Technology, Ethics, and Public Policy.  J So Carolina Med Assoc 1998;94(9):411-415   View PDF

Sade RM. Khushf G. Gene Therapy: Ethical and Social Issues.  J So Carolina Med Assoc 1998;94(9):406-410   View PDF

Khushf G. Embryo research: the ethical geography of the debate. J Med Philos. 1997 Oct;22(5):495-519; discussion 521-7.

Khushf G. Administrative and organizational ethics. HEC Forum. 1997 Dec;9(4):299-309.

Khushf G. Nursing ethics at the juncture of two kinds of care. S C Nurse. 1997 Jul-Sep;4(3):3-4.

Khushf G. Why bioethics needs the philosophy of medicine: some implications of reflection on concepts of health and disease. Theor Med. 1997 Mar-Jun;18(1-2):145-63.

Sade RM. The Moral Foundations of Health Services Reform: A Critique of H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. Reason Papers, No. 22, Fall 1997;85-95   View PDF

Sade, RM.  Doctors, Death and the Lesson Michael Taught (editorial) The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC, June 22, 1997, A21  

Sade, RM. Emotional Reactions Should Not Put an End to Cloning Research (editorial) The State, Columbia, SC, April 15, 1997, A11   View PDF

Wueste DE. Professions, professional ethics, and bioengineering. Crit Rev Biomed Eng. 1997;25(2):127-49.

Sade, RM. Marshall MF.  Legistrothanatry: A New Specialty for Assisting in Death. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 1996;39(3):222-4.    View PDF

Khushf G. Expanding the horizon of reflection on health and disease. J Med Philos. 1995 Oct;20(5):461-73.

Khushf G. Illness, the problem of evil, and the analogical structure of healing: on the difference Christianity makes in bioethics. Christ Bioeth. 1995 Mar;1(1):102-20.

Khushf G. Ethics, politics, and health care reform. J Med Philos. 1994 Oct;19(5):397-405.

Khushf G. Proportional coinsurance: a market-based, ethically sound alternative to medical saving accounts. APA News Philos Med. 1994 Spring;93(1):84-7.

Khushf G. Intolerant tolerance. J Med Philos. 1994 Apr;19(2):161-81.

Sade, RM. Issues of Social Policy and Ethics in Gene Technology. Meth Findings Exper Clin Pharmacol 1994;16(7): 477-89   View PDF

Sade RM. A Theory of Health and Disease: The Objectivist-Subjectivist Dichotomy. J Med Philosophy 1995;20(5):513-25267    View PDF

Sade RM, Marshall MF, Roberts JM, MacDonald D. Implications of Managed Care for Medical Ethics. J So Carolina Med Assoc 1995;91(2):66-72    View PDF

Jones WJ, Sade RM. Economic Versus Social Priorities: Addressing Contradictions in Health Care Reform. Carolinas Health Services Quarterly. Summer, 1994;2(1):27-38  

Madden WA, Reeder J, Cragun W, Krug EF, Browne S. Evolution of military ethics committees. Mil Med. 1987 Dec;152(12):613-6.

Recent Publications

Sade RM, American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Cardiothoracic surgical organizations’ standards for interactions with companies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 2011; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142:12-17.

Sade RM. Brain death, cardiac death, and the dead donor rule. J SC Med Assoc. 2011 (August);107:99-102. PDF

Immelt SJ, Gaudiani VA, Sade RM. Should the financial link between industry and physician consultants be severed? Ann Thorac Surg Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):781-7. PDF

Sade RM. Full disclosure: where is the evidence for nefarious conflicts of interest? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011(2) Aug;92:417-20. PDF

Sade RM; American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee; Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Standards for relations of cardiothoracic surgical organizations with industry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul;92(1):3-8; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142(1):12-7.

Spillman MA, Sade RM. Does Fortune Foul Fidelity? Am J Bioethics 2011 Sep;11(9):14-15. PDF

Naunheim K, Bridges C, Sade RM. A Jehovah’s Witness patient who faces imminent exsanguination should be transfused.  Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Nov;92(5):1559-64. Epub 2011 Oct 31. PDF

Entwistle JWC, Sade RM, Petrucci RJ. The ethics of mechanical support: the need for new guidelines. Ann Thorac Surg 2011;92(6-December):1939-42. PDF

Sade RM. Why physicians should not lie for their patients. Am J Bioeth 2012;12(3):17-19. PDF

Kavarana M, Sade RM. Ethics in cardiac surgery. Future Cardiol 2012;8(3):451-466.

Sade RM. Health Care Reform: Ethical Foundations, Policy, and Law. J Am Coll Surg 2012;215(2):286-96. PDF

 Sade RM. From laboratory to bedside: ethical, legal, and social issues in translational research. Am J Med Sci 2011 Oct;342(4):265-6. PDF

Sade RM. Should use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation should be rationed? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143(4):769-770.

Sade RM. The graying of America: challenges and controversies. J Law Med  Ethics 2012;40(1):6-9. PDF

Sade RM. The health care reform law (PPACA): controversies in ethics and policy. J Law Med & Ethics. 2012;40(3):523-525.

Blake JH, Schwemmer MK, Sade RM. The patient-surgeon relationship in the cyber era: communication and information. Thorac Surg Clin 2012;22(4):531-538. PDF


Presentations

Medical Ethics: Where does it come from? (PowerPoint file)

History: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery (PowerPoint file)

For further information, please contact: Robert M. Sade, MD, Professor of Surgery, MUSC and Director, Institute of Human Values in Health Care; Program Office at (843) 792-5278.

Self D, Sade RM, Landry KA, Boisaubi EV. Case study: Paul's Dilemma--Pelvic examination: an educational tool? Ann Behav Sci Med Educ. 2011;17(Spring):32-33 View PDF

Mavroudis C, Mavroudis CD, Green J, Sade RM, Jacobs JP, Kodish E. Ethical considerations for post-cardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Cardiol Young 2013;22(6):780-786.

Dresler CM, Kent MS, Whyte R, Sade RM. HCV infected resident: end of residency, end of career? Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95(3):779–86

Czeisler CA, Pellegrini CA, Sade RM  Should sleep-deprived surgeons be prohibited from operating without patients’ consent? Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95 (2):757–66.

Williams JB, Sade RM, D’Amico TA. Framing for Success: Nocebo Effects in Thoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95(1):9-11

Sade RM. Foundational ethics of the health care system: the moral and practical superiority of free market reforms. Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, 8th edition. New York:McGraw Hill, March 29, 2012

Blake JH, Schwemmer MK, Sade RM. The patient-surgeon relationship in the cyber era: communication and information. Thorac Surg Clin 2012;22(4):531-538.

Sade RM. The health care reform law (PPACA): controversies in ethics and policy. J Law Med & Ethics. 2012;40(3):523-525.

Sade RM. Health Care Reform: Ethical Foundations, Policy, and Law. J Am Coll Surg 2012;215(2):286-96

Lin SS, Rich L, Pal JD, Sade RM. Prisoners on death row should be accepted as organ donors. Ann Thorac Surg 2012(6);93:1773-1779 

Kavarana M, Sade RM. Ethics in cardiac surgery. Future Cardiol 2012;8(3):451-466

Sade RM. The graying of America: challenges and controversies. J Law Med  Ethics 2012;40(1):6-9

Sade RM. Why physicians should not lie for their patients. Am J Bioeth 2012;12(3):17-19

Sade RM. Should use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation be rationed? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;143(4):769-770

Entwistle JWC, Sade RM, Petrucci RJ. The ethics of mechanical support: the need for new guidelines. Ann Thorac Surg 2011 December;92(6):1939-42

Skipper ER, Accola KD, Sade RM. Must surgeons tell mitral valve repair candidates about a new percutaneous repair device that is only available elsewhere? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct;92(4):1163-9.

Naunheim K, Bridges C, Sade RM. A Jehovah’s Witness patient who faces imminent exsanguination should be transfused.  Ann Thorac Surg 2011 Nov;92(5):1559-64. Epub 2011 Oct 31

Spillman MA, Sade RM. Does Fortune Foul Fidelity? Am J Bioethics 2011 Sep;11(9):14-15 

Sade RM; American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee; Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Standards for relations of cardiothoracic surgical organizations with industry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul;92(1):3-8; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142(1):12-7.

Sade RM. Full disclosure: where is the evidence for nefarious conflicts of interest? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011(2) Aug;92:417-20Sade RM. From laboratory to bedside: ethical, legal, and social issues in translational research. Am J Med Sci 2011 Oct;342(4):265-6

Immelt SJ, Gaudiani VA, Sade RM. Should the financial link between industry and physician consultants be severed? Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Sep;92(3):781-7

Sade RM. Brain death, cardiac death, and the dead donor rule. J SC Med Assoc. 2011 (August);107:99-102.

Sade RM, American Association for Thoracic Surgery Ethics Committee and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee. Cardiothoracic surgical organizations’ standards for interactions with companies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 2011; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142:12-17. Epub 2011 May 8.

Sade RM. Should access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement be limited to high-volume surgical centers? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013; 145 (1):1439-1440.