restricted access   Volume 41, Number 5, September-October 2011

Table of Contents

Do doctors sometimes know best after all?

Field Notes

Field Notes

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From the Editor

Laughter in the Best Medicine

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Another Voice

Patient Autonomy and the Twenty-First Century Physician

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Growth Attenuation: Health Outcomes and Social Services

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To the Editor:

pp. 4-5

To the Editor:

pp. 5-6

To the Editor:

pp. 6-7

To the Editor:

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Benjamin S. Wilfond replies

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In Practice

Other People’s Stories

pp. 9-10

At Law

The FDA, Preemption, and Public Safety

pp. 11-12

Policy & Politics

Prohibiting Anonymous Sperm Donation and the Child Welfare Error

pp. 13-14


All That Glitters Isn’t Gold

pp. 15-18

Questioning the Universality of Medical Ethics: Dilemmas Raised Performing Surgery around the Globe

pp. 18-22

No More Larking Around! Why We Need Male LARCs

pp. 22-26

What Health Care Providers Know: A Taxonomy of Clinical Disagreements

pp. 27-36

Gallows Humor in Medicine

pp. 37-45

Book Review

The Varieties of Consent

pp. 46-47


Children and Genetic Identification of Talent

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