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Inside this Issue

Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 2017


Bias in Pediatric Medicine

From the Editors

Nneka Sederstrom and Michael Sprehe



Gatekeeping and Bias Against Pediatric Risk in Solid Organ Transplant

    Aaron G. Wightman and Simon P. Horslen


Cultural Bias in American Medicine: The Case of Infant Male Circumcision

    Brian D. Earp and David M. Shaw


Partial Survivors: The Brokenness of Intact Survival

    Paul C. Mann


If Truth Be Told: Paternal Nondisclosure and Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections

    William Sveen, Meera Sury, and Jennifer Needle


"An Opportunity to Fail": An Examination of Bias in Pediatric Resident Case Presentations

    Hellen Ransom and Ronald M. Perkin


The Ethical Implications of Bias in Counseling Parents of Children with Trisomy 13 and 18

    Rebecca J. Benson, Laura A. Shinkunas, and

    Joy Salls


Caregivers’ Bias and Communication at Patient

"Hand-Off": The Benefits of the Bring it Bedside Program

    Linda Lefrak and Rachael Lamsal


The Family Voice

Mother Love

    Perla Morley


Desperation. Exhaustion. Fear.

    Julie Martindale


Perfect "Children’s Parents"

    Stacy Holzbauer


Inside this Issue

Volume 1, Number 2, Winter 2019


Complexities of Communication in Pediatric Medicine

Introduction to the Issue
Maurice G. Sholas

Your Child Does Not Have Chronic Lyme Disease:

A Commentary on Communication, Beneficence, and Consent

Erin King


Pediatric Oncology Careproviders’ Attitudes on and Perceptions of Assent

Camille Lucjak, K. Jane Lee, and Kellie R. Lang


Difficult Conversations in the Ambulatory Pediatric Setting

Sheldon Berkowitz


Caring for Patients and Families in Challenging Circumstances: Preparing for and Engaging in Difficult Conversations

Theresa M. Huntley


A Critical Analysis of Futility Discourse in Pediatric Critical Care

Ian Wolfe


The Family Voice

Dads Are Parents, Too

Paige Schram


A Successful Failure

Beth Wakefield


Without Regret

Jennifer Wagner