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    The Best Interest Standard: Same Name but Different Roles in Pediatric Bioethics and Child Rights Frameworks.Lainie Friedman Ross & Alissa Hurwitz Swota - 2017 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 60 (2):186-197.
    The "best interest of the child" standard is central to both pediatric bioethics and the child rights community. In pediatric bioethics in the United States, the best interest of the child standard is cited as the guidance principle for parental decision-making.1 Likewise, in the child rights community, the best interest of the child standard is "of paramount consideration" ). Both approaches also recognize parental rights and responsibilities and support a role for the maturing child in the decision-making process. Why, then, (...)
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  2. Cultural and religious issues in healthcare.Alissa Hurwitz Swota - 2012 - In D. Micah Hester & Toby Schonfeld (eds.), Guidance for healthcare ethics committees. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
     
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    Cultural Diversity in the Clinical Setting.Alissa Hurwitz Swota - 2008 - In Micah D. Hester (ed.), Ethics by committee: a textbook on consultation, organization, and education for hospital ethics committees. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield.
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    Culture, Ethics, and Advance Care Planning.Alissa Hurwitz Swota - 2009 - Lexington Books.
    In the fast-paced world of clinical medicine, recognizing and acknowledging differences in worldviews is often overlooked. When dealing with the delicate issues broached in advance care planning, such oversights can lead to deep rifts within the health care provider-patient relationship. By providing guidance to those engaged in such endeavors and setting advance care planning in a global context, health care practitioners will be better able to care for their patients and achieve the noble goal of advance care planning_giving volume to (...)
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    Changing policy to reflect a concern for patients who sign out against medical advice.Alissa Hurwitz Swota - 2007 - American Journal of Bioethics 7 (3):32 – 34.
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