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Probing Transplant and Living Donor Candidates About Their Participation in Organ Vending
The selling of human organs for transplant is illegal in the United States and in most countries; however, such transactions still occur. Transplant hospitals and their personnel have multiple ethical duties, including (1) ...
The Ambiguous Effects of Tort Law on Bioethics: The Case of Doctor-Patient Communication
Tort law is an important tool in enforcing a minimal level of good behavior. But what is appropriate for law is not necessarily appropriate for ethics or for norms of professional practice.
Stressful Ethical Issues in Uremia Therapy
The objectives of this review are to introduce and explore the following representative ethical problems generated by modern renal replacement therapy: (1) reviewing the historical origin of medical ethics with specific ...
Recommended Ethics Curriculum for Medical Physics Graduate and Residency Programs: Report of Task Group 159
The AAPM Professional Council approved the formation of a task group in 2007, whose purpose is to develop recommendations for an ethics curriculum for medical physics graduate and residency programs. Existing program's ...
The Neglect of Racism as an Ethical Issue in Health Care
Race and racism has been increasingly implicated in known disparities in the health and health care of racial, ethnic and cultural minorities groups. Despite the obvious ethical implications of this observation, racism as ...
The Right to Secure Food in the Perspective of the General Improvement of the Fundamental Rights
The 9th International Congress of the European Society EurSafe (European Society of Agricultural and Food Ethics) was held on September 15-18, 2010, in Bilbao, Spain, gathering 150 experts from more than 20 countries, with ...
Ethics for Medical Educators: An Overview and Fallacies
Ethics is the rule of right conduct or practice in a profession. The basic principles of ethics are beneficence, justice and autonomy or individual freedom. There is very minor demarcation between ethics and the law. The ...
Survey on Perceptions of Indian Investigators on Research Ethics
The last decade has witnessed globalization of drug development with early phase studies being increasingly placed in the developing world. Whether research related ethical principles around informed consent, adverse event ...