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Name: The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
This paper examines the practice implications of various state policies that provide publicly funded prenatal care to undocumented immigrants for health care workers who see undocumented patients. Dat...
Although veterinarians encounter ethical challenges in their everyday practice, few studies have examined how they make sense of and respond to them. This research used semi-structured interviews and ...
We argue that once a normative claim is developed, there is an imperative to effect changes based on this norm. As such, ethicists should adopt an "implementation mindset" when formulating norms, and ...
Environmental health ethics is a relatively young field of study, drawing on experience from medical ethics, public health ethics, and the ethics of radiological protection. Fundamental to all of thes...
Emerging technological developments in nano- and microsystems engineering have delivered powerful tools for neuroscience research over the last 50 years. However, only a few neural implants have been ...
The aim of this study is: 1. to test a new ethics educational intervention for nurse mangers, Ethics Quarter (EQ) and 2. to measure the feasibility and the usability of the EQ ...
The investigators are interested in using social norms to motivate people to sign up for a 100-day exercise challenge and exploring how to make social norms messages more effective.
Examining whether men with greater Avoidance to Femininity subscores using the Male Role Norms Inventory - Short Form will demonstrate differences in skin care knowledge, attitudes, and be...
The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a blended-learning model on physiotherapy students´ attitude, knowledge and opinions towards learning professional ethics. A simple-blin...
The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a higher education programme based on professional ethics in physiotherapy students. A simple-blind clinical trial was performed. A two-m...
Services provided by an individual ethicist (ETHICISTS) or an ethics team or committee (ETHICS COMMITTEES, CLINICAL) to address the ethical issues involved in a specific clinical case. The central purpose is to improve the process and outcomes of patients' care by helping to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems.
A philosophically coherent set of propositions (for example, utilitarianism) which attempts to provide general norms for the guidance and evaluation of moral conduct. (from Beauchamp and Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 4th ed)
Hospital or other institutional ethics committees established to consider the ethical dimensions of patient care. Distinguish from ETHICS COMMITTEES, RESEARCH, which are established to monitor the welfare of patients or healthy volunteers participating in research studies.
Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.
An approach to ethics that focuses on theories of the importance of general principles such as respect for autonomy, beneficence/nonmaleficence, and justice.
Bioethics is the study of controversial ethics brought about by advances in biology and medicine. Bioethicists are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine, politics, law, and philo...