Christine Mitchell, RN, MS, MTS
Children’s Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Division of Medical Ethics
641 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
M.S., Nursing, Boston University
M.T.S., Ethics, Harvard University
- Mitchell, C. Integrity in Interprofessional Relationships in Responsibility in Health Care, Philosophy and Medicine Series, Volume 15, Agich, GJ, (ed), Boston, MA and Dordrecht, Holland, D. Reidel Publishing C, 163-184, 1982. [Reprinted in Edwards, RB and Graber, GC. Bioethics, New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, 63-72, 1989.].
- Report of the Special Committee on Biomedical Ethics (Chair, Hoffman, P., Vice-Chair, Mitchell, C.), Values in Conflict: Resolving Ethical Issues in Hospital Care. Chicago, IL, American Hospital Association, 1985. (2nd edition completed 1993)
- Mitchell, C. “On Heroes and Villains in the Linares Drama.” Law, Medicine and Health Care. 17:4, January 1990.
- Mitchell, C. Ethical Dilemmas, Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America 2:3, 427-430, September 1990.
- Coordinating Council on Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment Decision Making by the Courts, Guidelines for State Court Decision Making in Authorizing or Withholding Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment, first edition 1991, revised second edition 1993. (St. Paul, Minn, West Publishing Co).
- Truog, R., Berde, CB, Mitchell, C., Grier HE. Barbiturates in the Care of the Terminally Ill, New England Journal of Medicine, 327:1678-1682, December 3, 1992.
- Rosenbaum MD, Glen E., Jeffrey Burns MD, Judy Johnson JD, Christine Mitchell RN, Mary Robinson MDiv, MA, Robert D. Truog MD. Autopsy Consent Practice at US Teaching Hospitals: Results of a National Survey, Archives of Internal Medicine, 160(3), 374-80, Feb. 14, 2000.
- Truog MD, Robert D., Jeffrey P. Burns MD, MPH, Christine Mitchell RN, Judy Johnson JD, Walter Robinson MD, MPH. Pharmacologic Paralysis and Withdrawal of Mechanical Ventilation at the End of Life, The New England Journal of Medicine, 342(7), 508-511, Feb. 17, 2000.
- Burns JP, Mitchell C, Griffin JL, Truog RD, End-of-Life Care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit after the Forgoing of Life-Sustaining Treatment: Attitudes and Practices of Pediatric Critical Care Physicians and Nurses, Critical Care Medicine, 2000 Aug 28(8), 3060-6. Comment in: Critical Care Medicine, 2000 Aug 28(8): 3122-3.
- Truog, Robert and Christine Mitchell, Guest Editors, Special Issue on Ethics in Pediatrics, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 11 (2), Summer 2000.
- Johnson, Judith and Christine Mitchell, Responding to Parental Requests to Forego Pediatric Nutrition and Hydration, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 11(2), 128-135, Summer 2000.
- Mitchell, Christine and Robert D. Truog, From the Files of a Pediatric Ethics Committee, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 11(2), 2000, 112-120.
- Mitchell, Christine, When Living Is a Fate Worse Than Death, Newsweek, August 28, 2000, p.12.
- Mitchell, Christine, An Epilogue to “Jamie’s Story,” The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 13 (2), 151-153.
- Mitchell, Christine, The Moral of the Story, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 13 (2), 2002, 153-159.
- Mitchell, Christine and Robert Truog, Irene’s Story, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 13 (3), 2002, 230-231.
- Mitchell, Christine, Series Editors, Cases from the Harvard Ethics Consortium, The Journal of Clinical Ethics, quarterly, 2002-ongoing.