TITLE

Pediatric cases benefit from better consent

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits of the EmmiKids informed consent system. The author explains that through the system, parents are given the chance to talk to physicians about their children's health problems. Nemours Center provides online, print and video information to educate families on children's health.
ACCESSION #
24729736

 

Related Articles

  • For what am I participating? The need for communication after receiving consent from biobanking project participants: experience in Japan. Watanabe, Maiko; Inoue, Yusuke; Chang, Chiungfang; Hong, Hyunsoo; Kobayashi, Izumi; Suzuki, Satoshi; Muto, Kaori // Journal of Human Genetics;May2011, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p358 

    This paper introduces methods used to communicate with participants in the 'Biobank Japan Project (BBJP)', which is a disease-focused biobanking project. The methods and their implications are discussed in the context of the ethical conduct of the biobanking project. Informed consent, which...

  • How Effective Are You? Reidenberg, Daniel // Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association;Spring2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p43 

    The author offers his views on issues concerning the psychotherapist's failure to provide the client with informed consent. He thinks that therapists have a clear ethical obligation to inform their patient as soon as possible about their treatment, their diagnosis and the risks when necessary....

  • THE ROLE OF THE ETHICS COMMITTEE IN HOSPITAL PRACTICE. Frenkel, David A. // Medicine & Law (World Association for Medical Law);2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p627 

    The author has been the chairman of the Ethics Committee of Soroka Medical Center in Beer-Sheva since its inception in January 1998. This paper describes the work of the Committee and provides several cases for illustration. The majority of the cases involve physicians' petitions to proceed with...

  • Assent is not consent. Sibley, Amanda; Sheehan, Mark; Pollard, Andrew J. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jan2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p3 

    A recent article from Archives of Disease in Childhood outlined problems with the act of gaining child assent for research participation. However the arguments used in the article are incomplete or misguided. Rather than being harmful, assent should be seen as an ethically-appropriate way in...

  • The duty to decide. Cornock, Marc // Nursing Standard;1/19/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 19, p26 

    This article focuses on the legal and ethical issues of consent. Consent can only come from the person who is going to receive the treatment, unless that person is under 18, when someone with parental responsibility may give consent. Where the adult patient is unable to give consent, any...

  • Ask the Expert: Common Questions About Health Literacy. Scudder, Laurie // National Women's Health Report;Oct2004, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p7 

    Answers several questions on health literacy in the U.S. How to tell if patients have a reading or other health literacy problems; Arrangements that can be made for a breast cancer patient, who doesn't speak English, to ensure treatment procedure information is translated for her and how her...

  • Does time affect the validity of patient's consent? Dewbury, Christine // Pulse;1/26/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p28 

    Discusses the issue concerning making judgment about the validity of patient's consent in connection with the date for disclosure. Definition of a legally valid consent; Right of the patient to change his or her mind about the matter of consent in the intervening period; Case in which patient...

  • Discussing Treatment Options with Patients. LEFEVRE, MICHAEL // American Family Physician;3/1/2010, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p645 

    The author emphasizes the challenge being faced by physicians in the U.S. in discussing treatment options, including the risks and benefits of drugs and procedures to their patients. He says that the need for communication on medical examinations and treatment choices is propelled by the ethical...

  • The European health strategy—so what next? McCarthy, Mark // European Journal of Public Health;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p554 

    The article presents a viewpoint on the issues with the European health strategy, which was intended to provide an overarching strategic framework, spanning core issues in health. Accordingly, the new health strategy has been structured as four principles and three objectives that are closely...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics