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Consent to Medical Care: The Importance of Fiduciary Context

Steven Joffe and Robert D. Truog

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses three of the central challenges in the literature on informed consent to medical treatment. First, how does the nature of the physician-patient relationship, which establishes ... More


 Distinguishing Features of Women's Health Care

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Sex and gender differences in women’s health care are delineated. Models of the physician-patient relationship and casuistic and principlist methods of moral reasoning are critiqued on grounds of ... More


Training patients to reach their communication goals: a concordance perspective

Carma L Bylund, Thomas A D'Agostino, and Betty Chewning

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0053
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Improving clinicians' communication is necessary, but not sufficient to achieve the best possible communication in a clinical encounter. This chapter focuses on an area that has received much less ... More


A First Visit with the Doctor

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reflects on the doctor's normal day at the clinic based on personal experience. In particular, it cites the constant diversions and other challenges throughout a long and arduous day ... More


Consent and private liability in clinical research

Paul B. Miller and Josephine Johnston

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/9780199231461.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores general theoretical questions relating to consent and private liability in clinical research, focusing on the implications of consent for private law duties of care governing ... More


Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

Dennis Rosen

in Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164443
eISBN:
9780231538046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164443.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the importance of good communication between physician and patient, and how its promotion and enhancement can lead to a better and more efficient healthcare system. Good ... More


“Tell Him Not to Drive”

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reflects on various issues surrounding medical care of the elderly. It first shares his views regarding an older patient's ability to drive a motor vehicle safely, giving examples of ... More


Epilogue

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book concludes with an epilogue, which looks back and reflects on the evolution of the practice of medicine. It acknowledges the technical improvements in the delivery of health care that were ... More


The therapeutic orientation to clinical trials

Donald L. Rosenstein

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/9780199896202.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the ethics of therapeutic orientation to clinical trials. Clinical trials have traditionally been understood as continuous with clinical medicine. In providing medical care ... More


Conclusion: WHY DOES IT MATTER IF CAM IS RELIGIOUS (AND NOT CHRISTIAN)—EVEN IF IT WORKS?

Candy Gunther Brown

in The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985784
eISBN:
9780199367801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985784.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion considers biomedical ethics, tort law, and constitutional law. CAM providers use camouflage or self-censorship to avoid offense, and pragmatic consumers fail to ask questions, ... More


integrity and boundary setting: antwone fisher

sherry i. braheny

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/9780199735365.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issue of professional boundaries as seen in the film Antwone Fisher (2002). The film focuses on the relationship between Antwone Fisher (Derek Luke) and Navy psychiatrist ... 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


When Worlds Collide

Dennis Rosen

in Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164443
eISBN:
9780231538046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164443.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the importance of recognizing the differences in culture, belief systems, and disease conceptualization in establishing meaningful dialogue and constructing satisfactory ... More


professional boundaries: waitress

douglas s. diekema

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/9780199735365.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issue of professional boundaries as seen in the film Waitress (2007). The film tells the story of Jenna (Keri Russell), a small-town waitress trapped in an unhappy ... More


Abortion: Reporting a Crime or Preserving Confidentiality?

Andreas-Holger Maehle

in Contesting Medical Confidentiality: Origins of the Debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226404820
eISBN:
9780226404967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404967.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes nineteenth- and early twentieth-century debates on the question whether doctors should be obliged to report illegal abortions to the authorities. While some American physicians ... More


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