Cancer: it's time to change the sign
- CANCER PATIENTS GET THE WORD OUT. Horn, Clare; Althoff, Susanne; Nachatelo, Melissa // Natural Health;Dec2001, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p19
Reports the efforts made by grass-roots group of cancer patients and their families in advocating the nontoxic cancer treatment, 714X in the United States. Importance of the ordinary people in applying pressure on the cancer establishments; Developer of the treatment; Testimonies of cancer...
- Should drug companies be allowed to talk directly to patients? Garlick, Wendy; jones, Trevor // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7402, p1302
Discusses the quality and quantity of the information that is supplied to patients from the pharmaceutical manufacturers that provide their medicines. Launch of the Expert Patient initiative in 2001 by the government in England to encourage patients to become better informed; How companies in...
- Help from Hume Reconciling Professionalism and Managed Care. Kopelman, Loretta M. // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Aug99, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p396
Health care systems are widely criticized for limiting doctors' roles as patient-advocates. Yet unrestricted advocacy can be unfairly partial, costly, and prejudicial. This essay considers three solutions to the problem of how to reconcile the demands of a just health care system for all...
- Company Profile for Fight Colorectal Cancer. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/18/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article informs that a Fight Colorectal Cancer, an advocacy organization, has demanded better medical policies to cure colon and rectal cancer.
- ADVERTISING AND MARKETING. Capozzi, James D.; Rhodes, Rosamond // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 11, p1668
Focuses on the ethical issue of medical marketing. Argument that advertising is unprofessional resulting to the prohibition of physicians from advertising; Encouragement of medical marketing from the competition for patients and market share.
- A survey of the perspectives of patients who are seriously ill regarding end-of-life decisions in some medical institutions of Korea, China and Japan. Ivo, Kwon; Younsuck, Koh; Ho, Yun Young; Sang-Yeon, Suh; Seog, Heo Dae; Hyunah, Bae; Kenji, Hattori; Xiaomei, Zhai // Journal of Medical Ethics;May2012, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p310
Purpose The debate about the end-of-life care decision is becoming a serious ethical and legal concern in the Far-Eastern countries of Korea, China and Japan. However, the issues regarding end-of-life care will reflect the cultural background, current medical practices and socioeconomic...
- Substitute decision making in medicine: comparative analysis of the ethico-legal discourse in England and Germany. Ralf Jox; Sabine Michalowski; Jorn Lorenz; Jan Schildmann // Medicine, Health Care & Philosophy;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p153
AbstractÂ Â Health care decision making for patients without decisional capacity is ethically and legally challenging. Advance directives (living wills) have proved to be of limited usefulness in clinical practice. Therefore, academic attention should focus more on substitute decision making...
- Patient Advocacy: Roles for Nurses and Leaders. Smith, Alison P. // Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p88
Focuses on the ethical perspective of patient advocacy in the U.S. Implementation of a patient safety program by hospitals; Description of nursing role in the definition of patient advocacy; Details on the moral values system of the nursing profession.
- About the Responsibility and Obligation to Protect Patient Privacy. Ying-Kuan Wang // Tzu Chi Nursing Journal;Dec2013, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p12
No abstract available.