NEW ETHICAL ISSUES FOR RADIATION PROTECTION IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY
- Autonomy, consent, and limiting healthcare costs. Graber, M. A.; Tansey, J. F. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jul2005, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p424
While protection of autonomy is crucial to the practice of medicine, there is the persistent risk of a disconnect between the notion of self-determination and the need for a socially responsible medical system. An example of unbridled autonomy is the preferential use of costly medications...
- Where respect for autonomy is not the answer. Gillon, Raanan // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/4/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6512, p48
Focuses on the autonomy of medical ethics in Great Britain. Categories of clinical circumstances; Delegation of decision making to doctors; List of moral determinants.
- Founders of bioethics: concepts in tension, dialogue, and development. Drane, James // Theoretical Medicine & Bioethics;Feb2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including an article on categories of care and consolation, a report on an on-going disagreement about the philosophical or theological foundations of ethics, and a report about an individual physician-philosopher's insights into...
- Moral principles and medical practice: the role of patient autonomy in the extensive use of radiological services. Hofmann, B.; Lysdahl, K. B. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jun2008, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p446
There has been a significant increase in the use of radiological services in the past 30 years. There are many reasons for this, but one has received little attention: the increased role of patient autonomy in healthcare. Patients demand x rays, CT scans, MRI, and positron emission tomography...
- Revisionism Misplaced: Why This Is Not the Time to Bury Autonomy. Rothman, David J. // Michigan Law Review;May99, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p1512
Analyzes the book `The Practice of Autonomy: Patients, Doctors, and Medical Decisions,' by Carl E. Schneider. Influence of bioethics on medicine; Impact of the principle of beneficence on medical ethics; Costs of a more general exercise of autonomy.
- CIA: The World Factbook: Congo, Republic of the. // CIA World Fact Book;2005, pN.PAG
Profiles the Republic of the Congo. History of independence; Legal and social system; Ethnic groups composition.
- SOUNDINGS. Robertson, Ian; Douglas, Colin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/21/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6940, p1376
Comments on medical practices and ethics in Great Britain. Need to be grateful for medical advances; Ethical aspects in taking credits for research; Discrimination in health services.
- Remembrance of conversations past: Oral advance statements about medical treatment. Sommerville, Ann // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/24/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6995, p1663
Reports on the increased public interest in advance statements or directives about medical treatment. Oral statements in medical practice; Principal advantage of advance statements; Fundamental legal basis of advance statements; Advice on how to make an advance directive.
- Is the Hippocratic oath still relevant? Lowes, Robert L. // Medical Economics;6/12/95, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p197
Reflects on the relevance of the Hippocratic oath to medical practice in the 1990s. Pluralism in the medical professions; Rise in oath-taking as a sign of the medical field's search for a conscience amid technological advances; Liberal and creative rewriting of the oath. INSETS: The...