Tafari Mbadiwe, MD, JD

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Should Surgeons Disclose Sleep Deprivation to Patients During Informed Consent?

Should Surgeons Disclose Sleep Deprivation to Patients During Informed Consent?

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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.

"Surprise Babies" -  Not as Rare as You Think

"Surprise Babies" - Not as Rare as You Think

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Rare diagnoses deserve our attention, too, and we'd do well not to rule them out as fantastical or impossible.

Digging Deeper Into the Flu Vaccine and Its Importance to Public Health

Digging Deeper Into the Flu Vaccine and Its Importance to Public Health

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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.

A Closer Look Into the Drugged-Driving Epidemic

A Closer Look Into the Drugged-Driving Epidemic

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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.

Transplant Surgery: Are We Doing Enough (Of It)?

Transplant Surgery: Are We Doing Enough (Of It)?

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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.

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