Most Recent Articles by Tafari Mbadiwe, MD, JD
The law surrounding informed consent has evolved from asking what a reasonable surgeon would have disclosed to focusing on what a reasonable patient would have wanted to know.
Rare diagnoses deserve our attention, too, and we'd do well not to rule them out as fantastical or impossible.
There is a sure-fire way for us to gain an upper hand with the flu virus, though. It's simple: get more people vaccinated.
There's no doubt that drugged driving is a growing problem, and one that, coincidentally or not, dovetails with expanding decriminalization of marijuana around the country.
Informed decisions that would allow safe, controlled and efficient organ donations in the absence of a declaration of brain or cardiac death remains a complete nonstarter.