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James L. Bernat, MD

Bernat JL. How can we achieve uniformity in brain death determinations? Neurology 2008;70:252-253.

Larriviere DG, Bernat JL. Threats to physician autonomy in a performance-based reimbursement system. Neurology 2008;70:2338-2342.

Bernat JL. The boundaries of organ donation after circulatory death. New England Journal of Medicine 2008;359:669-671.

Bernat JL. Theresa Schiavo's tragedy and ours, too. Neurology 2008;71:964-965.

Fins JJ, Illes J, Bernat JL, Hirsch J, Laureys S, Murphy E. Neuroimaging and disorders of consciousness: envisioning an ethical research agenda. American Journal of Bioethics 2008;8(9):3-12.

Bernat JL. Chronic consciousness disorders. Annual Review of Medicine 2009;60:381-392.

Bernat JL. Ethical issues in the treatment of severe brain injury: the impact of new technologies. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 2009;1157:117-130.

Vertrees SM, Bernat JL. An ICU ethics consultation: a second look. Neurocritical Care 2009;11:296-298.

Bernat JL. Contemporary controversies in the definition of death. In, Laureys S, Schiff N, Owen A (eds). Coma Science: Clinical and Ethical Implications. Progress in Brain Research 2009;177:21-31.

Bernat JL, Capron AM, Bleck TP, Blosser S, Bratton SL, Childress JF, DeVita, MA, Fulda GJ, Gries CJ, Mathur M, Nakagawa TA, Rushton CH, Shemie SD, White DB. The circulatory-respiratory determination of death in organ donation. Critical Care Medicine 2010;38:963-970.

Rubin EB, Bernat JL. Consent issues in neurology. Neurologic Clinics 2010;28:459-473.

Bernat JL. How auto-resuscitation impacts death determinations in organ donors. Critical Care Medicine 2010;38:1377-1378.

Bernat JL. Point/Counterpoint Editorial: Are donors after circulatory death really dead and does it matter? Yes and Yes. Chest 2010;138:13-16; 18-19.

Bernat JL. The debate over death determination in DCD. Hastings Center Report 2010;40(3):3.

Bernat JL. The natural history of chronic disorders of consciousness. Neurology 2010;75:206-207.

Bernat JL. How the distinction between "irreversible" and "permanent" illuminates circulatory-respiratory death determination. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 2010;35(3):242-255.

Racine E, Rodrigue C, Bernat JL, Riopelle R, Shemie SD. Observations on the ethical and social aspects of disorders of consciousness. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2010;37:758-768.

Bernat JL. Current controversies in states of chronic unconsciousness. Neurology 2010;75 (Suppl 1): S33-S38.

Rodrigue C, Riopelle RJ, Bernat JL, Racine R. Caring for patients with disorders of consciousness: highlights from the perspectives of healthcare providers on communication and end-of-life decision making, Res Cogitans 2011;8(1):25-32.

Rubin EB, Bernat JL. Ethical aspects of disordered states of consciousness. Neurologic Clinics 2011;29:1055-1071.

Sheth KN, Nutter T, Stein DM, Scalea TM, Bernat JL. Auto-resuscitation after asystole in patients being considered for organ donation. Critical Care Medicine 2012;40:158-161.

Hutchins JC, Rydell CM, Griggs RC, Sagsveen M, Bernat JL. American Academy of Neurology policy on pharmaceutical and device industry support. Neurology 2012;78:750-754.

Bernat JL. Restoring medical professionalism. Neurology 2012;79:820-827.

Jox RJ, Bernat JL, Laureys S, Racine E. Disorders of consciousness: medical and ethical aspects of requests for novel diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Lancet Neurology 2012;11:732-738.

Freeman RB, Bernat JL. Ethical issues in organ transplantation. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2012;55:282-289.

Bernat JL. Determining death in uncontrolled DCDD organ donors. Hastings Center Report 2013;43(1):30-33.

Bernat JL. Ethical and quality pitfalls in electronic health records. Neurology 2013;80:1057-1061.

Bernat JL. Controversies in defining and determining death in critical care. Nature Reviews Neurology 2013;9:164-173.

Rodrigue C, Riopelle R, Bernat JL, Racine E. Perspectives and experience of health care professionals on diagnosis, prognosis, and end-of-life decision-making in patients with disorders of consciousness. Neuroethics 2013;6:25-36.

Raphael A, Hawkes CH, Bernat JL. To tell or not to tell? Revealing the diagnosis in multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders 2013;2:247-251.

Bernat JL, Bleck TP, Blosser S, Bratton SL, Capron AM, Cornell D, DeVita, MA, Fulda GJ, Glazier AK, Gries CJ, Mathur M, Nakagawa TA, Shemie SD. Circulatory death determination in uncontrolled organ donors: a panel viewpoint. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2013;epub before print.

Bernat JL. Increasing awareness in unawareness. JAMA Neurology 2013;70:1231-1232.

Bernat JL. Life or death for the dead-donor rule? New England Journal of Medicine 2013;369:1289-1291.

Bernat JL. Revisiting the definition and criterion of death. American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine 2013;12(2):28-31.

Bernat JL. On non-congruence between the concept and determination of death. Hastings Center Report 2013;43(6): (in press).

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