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    Clinical ethics consultations: a scoping review of reported outcomes.Ann M. Heesters, Ruby R. Shanker, Kevin Rodrigues, Daniel Z. Buchman, Andria Bianchi, Claudia Barned, Erica Nekolaichuk, Eryn Tong, Marina Salis & Jennifer A. H. Bell - 2022 - BMC Medical Ethics 23 (1):1-65.
    BackgroundClinical ethics consultations can be complex interventions, involving multiple methods, stakeholders, and competing ethical values. Despite longstanding calls for rigorous evaluation in the field, progress has been limited. The Medical Research Council proposed guidelines for evaluating the effectiveness of complex interventions. The evaluation of CEC may benefit from application of the MRC framework to advance the transparency and methodological rigor of this field. A first step is to understand the outcomes measured in evaluations of CEC in healthcare settings. ObjectiveThe primary (...)
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  2. Responding to Hospital Staff’s Paranormal Experiences Related to a Medical Assistance in Dying Room.Olivia Schuman, Paula Chidwick, Angel Petropanagos, Jill Oliver, Marina Salis, Gurwinder Gill, Sula Kosacky & Michelle Miller Burnett - 2020 - Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique 3 (1):172-174.
    Staff reported paranormal experiences in connection with the outpatient Medical Assistance in Dying room at the hospital. This case study reports on staff experiences and illustrates how the Ethics team’s role expanded to deal with this novel situation by facilitating an interdisciplinary response.
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    Ethics of Amnestics and Analgesics: The Role of Memory in Mediating Pain and Harm.Marina Salis & Connor T. A. Brenna - 2022 - Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique 5 (4):60-67.
    Analgesia and amnesia represent two complimentary pillars of anesthesia directed, respectively, at mitigating the experience of pain and the processes of encoding that experience into memory. These elements are typically combined in modern anesthetic techniques, but some circumstances exist – such as conscious sedation – in which the conditions of amnesia are satisfied while analgesia plays an auxiliary and often incomplete role. These activities reflect a widely held yet underrecognized belief in clinical practice that although pain experiences may be short-lived, (...)
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