Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 1: THE PROBLEM OF SURGICAL ETHICS
Chapter 1: Ethics Gap in Surgery
Robert M. Sade, MD, Timothy H. Williams, MD, David J. Perlman, MA, Cynthia L. Haney, JD, and Martha R. Stroud, MS
Chapter 2: Ethics in Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Survey of Surgeons' Views
Thomas A. D'Amico, MD, Martin F. McKneally, MD, and Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 2: PROFESSIONAL INTEGRITY
Chapter 3: Deceiving Insurance Companies: New Expression of an Ancient Tradition
Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 4: Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Resident: End of Residency, End of Career?
Carolyn M. Dresler, MD, MPA, Michael S. Kent, MD, Richard I. Whyte, MD, MBA, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 5: Must Surgeons Tell Mitral Valve Repair Candidates About a New Percutaneous Repair Device That Is Only Available Elsewhere?
Eric R. Skipper, MD, Kevin D. Accola, MD, and Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 6: The Surgeon's Work in Transition: Should Surgeons Spend More Time Outside the Hospital?
Jamie Dickey, PhD, Ross M. Ungerleider, MD, Joseph S. Coselli, MD, Lori D. Conklin, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 7: Should Sleep-Deprived Surgeons Be Prohibited From Operating Without Patients' Consent?
Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD, Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, and Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 8: Are Thoracic Surgeons Ethically Obligated to Serve as Expert Witnesses for the Plaintiff?
Donald C. Watson, Jr, MD, Francis Robicsek, MD, PhD, Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 3: RELATIONSHIPS WITH PATIENTS - AUTONOMY AND CONSENT
Chapter 9: Should a Jehovah's Witness Patient Who Faces Imminent Exsanguination Be Transfused?
Keith S. Naunheim, MD, Charles R. Bridges, MD, ScD, and Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 10: No Heroic Measures: How Soon Is Too Soon to Stop?
Thomas A. D'Amico, MD, Mark J. Krasna, MD, Diane M. Krasna, CRNA, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 11. Should Surgical Errors Always Be Disclosed to the Patient?
Constantine Mavroudis, MD, Constantine D. Mavroudis, MD, Keith S. Naunheim, MD, and Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 12: Another Surgeon's Error: Must You Tell the Patient?
Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, Chadrick E. Denlinger, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 13. Impending Loss of Insurance Coverage is an Indication to Proceed With Complex, Expensive Surgery
Anthony L. Estrera, MD , Sharon Ikonomidis, PhD, John S. Ikonomidis, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 14: Ethical Obligation of Surgeons to Noncompliant Patients: Can a Surgeon Refuse to Operate on an Intravenous Drug-Abusing Patient With Recurrent Aortic Valve Prosthesis Infection?
J. Michael DiMaio, MD, Tomas A. Salerno, MD, Ron Bernstein, JD, Katia Araujo, PsyD, Marco Ricci, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 4: INNOVATION AND USES OF TECHNOLOGY
Chapter 15: Surgical Innovation: Too Risky to Remain Unregulated?
Haavi Morreim, PhD,, Michael J. Mack, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 16: Who Should Adopt Robotic Surgery, and When?
Jessica K. Smyth, MD, Karen E. Deveney, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 17: Should Access to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Be Limited to High-Volume Surgical Centers?
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, Philip Green, MD, Gregg F. Rosner, MD, Martin B. Leon, MD, Allan Schwartz, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 18: Should the Use of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation be Rationed?
John E. Mayer, Jr, MD, Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 5: ORGAN DONATION AND TRANSPLANTATION
Chapter 19: Heart Donation Without the Dead Donor Rule
Franklin G. Miller, PhD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 20: Saving Lives Is More Important Than Abstract Moral Concerns: Financial Incentives Should Be Used to Increase Organ Donation
Benjamin Hippen, MD, Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 21: Prisoners on Death Row Should Be Accepted as Organ Donors
Shu S. Lin, MD, PhD, Lauren Rich, RN, BSN, Jay D. Pal, MD, PhD, Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 6: CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IN SURGERY
Chapter 22: Politely Refuse the Pen and Note Pad: Gifts From Industry to Physicians Harm Patients
Kenneth V. Iserson, MD, MBA, Robert James Cerfolio, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 23: Should the Financial Link Between Industry and Physician Consultants Be Severed?
Stephen J. Immelt, JD, Vincent A. Gaudiani, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 24: Full Disclosure-Should Presentations and Publications Include Dollar Amounts and Duration of Surgeon-Industry Relationships?
J. Peter Murphy, MD and Robert M. Sade, MD
SECTION 7: ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE POLICY
Chapter 25: Medical Ethics Collides With Public Policy: LVAD for a Patient With Leukemia
Patrick M. McCarthy, MD,, Richard D. Lamm, LLB, CPA, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 26: Should Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Be Regionalized?
Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, MD, MPH, Kim A. Eagle, MD, Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 27: A Clash of Rights: Should Smoking Tobacco Products in Public Places be Legally Banned?
Carolyn Dresler, MD, MPA, Mark J. Cherry, PhD, Robert M. Sade, MD
Chapter 28: Should a Medical Center Deny Employment to a Physician Because He Smokes Tobacco Products?
James W. Jones, MD, PhD. MHA, William M. Novick, MD, Robert M. Sade, MD