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The Ethics of Research in Infectious Disease:: Experimenting On This Patient, Risking Harm To That One

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Research ethics has focused on protecting the autonomy of the individual research subject, insisting on informed consent and a reasonable risk/benefit ratio for a study to be ethical. At the same ... More


Patient Preferences: The Relative (Un)Importance of Race and Gender Concordance

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the complex and sometimes contradictory nature of race and gender preferences among middle-class Black women. First, the author presents a case study of Tammy, a focus group ... More


research and racism: miss evers’ boys

annette dula

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issues of medical research and racism as seen in the film Miss Evers' Boys (1997). The film is a fictionalized account of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study (formally known as ... More


Justice and the Living Human Web

Nathan Carlin

in Pastoral Aesthetics: A Theological Perspective on Principlist Bioethics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190270148
eISBN:
9780190270155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270148.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on justice. Part one begins with a discussion of how justice is articulated in Principles of Biomedical Ethics. This is followed by two classic cases concerning justice: the ... More


Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Tina K. Sacks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Although the United States spends almost one-fifth of all its resources on funding healthcare, the American system is dogged by persistent inequities in the treatment of racial and ethnic minorities ... More


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