2017 Publications by Thaddeus Mason Pope

As the end of the year approaches, I take stock of what I published this year.  


Hopefully, a few more pieces will come out over the next few weeks. But even without those, I count: 

  • 3 law review articles
  • 2 book updates
  • 1 book chapter
  • 8 medical journal articles   
  • 4 bioethics journal articles 
  • Over 300 blog posts (of course)


Certified Patient Decision Aids: Solving Persistent Problems with Informed Consent Law, 45(1) JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 12-40 (2017).


Unbefriended and Unrepresented: Medical Decision Making for Incapacitated Patients without Healthcare Surrogates, 33(4) GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 923-1019 (2017).


Procedural Due Process and Intramural Hospital Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: The Texas Advance Directives Act, 10 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF HEALTH LAW AND POLICY 93-158 (2017).


THE RIGHT TO DIE: THE LAW OF END-OF-LIFE DECISIONMAKING (3d ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business) (with Alan Meisel & Kathy L. Cerminara) (2nd 2017 supplement).


THE RIGHT TO DIE: THE LAW OF END-OF-LIFE DECISIONMAKING (3d ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business) (with Alan Meisel & Kathy L. Cerminara) (1st 2017 supplement).


Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: Clinical, Psychiatric, Ethical and Legal Aspects, 177 JAMA INTERNAL MEDICINE (Nov. 6, 2017) (with Timothy Quill, Linda Ganzini, Bob Truog).


Informed Consent and the Oncologist: Legal Duties to Discuss Costs of Treatment, ASCO POST (Nov. 25, 2017).


Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED) to Hasten Death: May Clinicians Legally Support Patients to VSED? 15 BMC MEDICINE 187 (Oct. 2017).


New Legal Guidelines for Determination of Brain Death14(3) JOURNAL OF BIOETHICAL INQUIRY 323-328 (2017).


Palliative Care: Medically Futile and Potentially Inappropriate / Inadvisable Therapies, In: UpToDate, Post TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA (2017).


Legal Aspects in Palliative and End of Life Care in the United States, In: UpToDate, Post TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA. (Accessed on June 7, 2017).


Legal Briefing: Unwanted Cesareans and Obstetric Violence, 28(2) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 163-173 (2017).


Brain Death Rejected: Expanding Legal Duties to Accommodate Religious Objections, in LAW, RELIGION, AND AMERICAN HEALTH CARE 293-305 (Cambridge University Press 2017).


Revolutionizing Informed Consent: Empowering Patients with Certified Decision Aids, 10(5) THE PATIENT – PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH 537-539 (2017) (with Daniel S. Lessler).


Legal Briefing: New Penalties for Disregarding Advance Directives and DNR Orders, 28(1) JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 74-81 (2017).


Controlling the Misuse of CPR with Certified Patient Decision Aids and POLST, 17(2) AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS 35-37 (2017).


Physician Power to Declare Death by Neurologic Criteria Threatened, 26(3) NEUROCRITICAL CARE 446-449 (2017) (with Ariane Lewis).


TRIAD VIII: Nationwide Multicenter Evaluation to Determine Whether Patient Video Testimonials Can Safely Help Ensure Appropriate Critical Versus End-of-Life Care, 13(2) JOURNAL OF PATIENT SAFETY 51-61 (2017) (with Ferdinando L. Mirarchi et al.).


Medical Futility Blog (2017) (over 300 new posts – this year, the blog will surpass over three million pageviews, plus is republished on WestlawNext and other places).

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