Medical Ethics

1.     Robinson W. Commentary on "Family Dynamics and Children in Medical Research" J Clin EthicsWinter 1996: 7(4); 362-4.

2.     Robinson W. Focusing on Fundamentals. Ethics and Behavior 1996: 6(4); 377-79.

3.     Robinson W.  A Misguided Miracle: the use of placebos in clinical practice. Ethics and Behavior 1998; 8(1);93-95.

4.     Robinson W, Truog RD. Bragdon v. Abbott. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 199; 11(6): 494-498.

5.     Truog RD, Robinson W. Informed Consent for Research: The achievements of the past and the challenges of the future.  Anesthesiology. 1999; 90; 1499-1500.

6.     Robinson WM. Special Issues in Infants and Children. In: Curtis JR, Rubenfeld G, editors. The Transition from Cure to Comfort: Managing Death in the Intensive Care Unit. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.)*

7.     Robinson WM. Defining the Ethics of Space Medicine, Safe Passage: Astronaut Care for Exploration Missions (Academy of Sciences Press, 2001)

8.     Robinson WM. Frowning for the camera: some doubts on the widespread use of video surveillance for Munchausen's by proxy. Ethics and Behavior 2001; 11(2) 206-10.

9.     Robinson WM. Practical Wisdom and the Goals of Medicine. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques. 2002; 12(4).

10.  Robinson WM. Review of Cystic Fibrosis in the 20th Century, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2003; 36(4): 279-282

11.  Robinson WM, Newburger JW. Ethical Issues Concerning Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Syndromic Abnormalities. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, (Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual) 2003; 6.

12.  Robinson WM. The Narrative of Rescue in Pediatric Practice, in Stories Matter: The Role of Narrative in Medical Ethics R. Charon and M. Montello, editors (New York: Routledge Press) 2002.

13.  Robinson WM. The Boundaries of Identity. Hastings Center Report, March April 2002, 45-6.

14.  Robinson WM. Sane Enough to play along, Crazy enough to make you watch. Ethics and Behavior, 2003;13(4); 407-11.

15.  Robinson WM.  What’s Altruism got to do with it? American Journal of Bioethics 2003:3(4); 23-4

16.  Robinson WM. Ethics for astronauts. Med Ethics. 2004 Fall;11(3):1-2.

17.  Robinson WM and the IOM Committee on the Longitudinal Study of Astronaut Health. “Report on the Longitudinal Study of Astronaut Health,” (Academy of Science Press, 2004.)

18.  Cohen LM, Steinman TI, Robinson WM. Ending dialysis: new perspectives on end-of-life considerations.  Med Ethics (Burlingt Mass). 2004 Spring;11(2):5-8.

19.  Wolpe PR, Robinson WM. Dialogue: Bioethics in space. Med Ethics. 2005 Winter;12(1):10-11.

20.  Robinson WM. Unruh, BA. “The Willowbrook Hepatitis Experiments” in The Oxford Textbook of Research Ethics, Oxford University Press: 2008

21.  Robinson WM.  Some Thoughts on Money and Health Care in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, 2012.

22.  Robinson WM. Watching Boston Med. J Clin Ethics. 2013 Spring;24(1):67-9.