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The Limits of Consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine

Oonagh Corrigan, John McMillan, Kathleen Liddell, Martin Richards, and Charles Weijer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231461
eISBN:
9780191723858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Since its inception as an international requirement to protect patients and healthy volunteers taking part in medical research, informed consent has become the primary consideration in research ... More


Autonomy and Respect

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Consensus principles provide the core of morality (ethics) but morality becomes authoritative to the extent that it can be shown to derive from the basic principle of the nature of the individual ... More


Is there an obligation to participate in medical research? 1

Stephen John

in The Limits of Consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231461
eISBN:
9780191723858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that proper awareness of the benefits generated by medical research leads to the conclusion that within a society such as the UK, where everyone has a guarantee of future access ... More


Schools and Childhood Obesity

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

in Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Schools have gained attention as a promising site for interventions to address or prevent weight gain among children. This chapter emphasizes three goals of schooling–children’s flourishing and ... More


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