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Your Doctor’s Tainted Information

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the bias in the medical literature. Financial conflicts of interest can taint medical information and lead to excessive costs and inappropriate medical decisions. Many people ... More


Money-Warped Behavior

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter establishes that financial conflicts of interest are rife in medicine. In fact, conflicting responsibilities are a commonplace characteristic of everyday life, in politics, and in ... More


Writing

Dan Bouk

in How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259178
eISBN:
9780226259208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259208.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter argues that life insurers developed turn of the century systems for personalizing the making of risks as a way of preserving corporate correspondent networks. It follows the medical ... More


Mother, My Medical Record: What Role Do Patients with Chronic Conditions and Parents Play in the Management of Their Medical Information?

Carsten S. Østerlund, Nienke P. Dosa, and Catherine Arnott Smith

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates how young adults with chronic disease and their parents interact with their medical records. It analyzes how medical information is stored, who is involved in record keeping, ... More


Medical Data, New Information Technologies, and the Need for Normative Principles Other than Privacy Rules

Anton Vedder

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Recent technological developments invite us to reconsider traditional conceptions of privacy and to extend the normative framework for the moral and legal assessment of new information technologies. ... More


Answering the Unaskable

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Most Internet users have sought medical information online. This chapter investigates where people search for such information, the types of information they search for, and whether they find what ... More


Research on medical records without informed consent

Franklin G. Miller

in The Ethical Challenges of Human Research: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199896202
eISBN:
9780190267681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896202.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ethical issues surrounding research on medical records without informed consent. Electronic information technology has significantly enhanced the capability of conducting ... More


Introduction

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book underscores the power that medicine enjoys—a power not born merely of its own scientific advances and real therapeutic achievements but also of the receptivity of popular culture to ... More


The Newborn Baby

Adrian Sandler

in Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855478
eISBN:
9781469604626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867860_sandler.10
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of important issues about the behavior and development of the newborn baby, followed by a section on habilitation issues, especially feeding. Next, many aspects ... More


Applications

Jason Hanna

in In Our Best Interest: A Defense of Paternalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190877132
eISBN:
9780190877163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877132.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter considers some possible implications of pro-paternalism for tobacco and alcohol policy, compulsory insurance laws, and the physician–patient relationship. It is argued that ... More


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