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- - 2014
This Ethics Committee report outlines the interests, obligations, and rights of the parties involved in gamete donation: both male and female donors who choose to provide gametes for use by others, recipients of donated gametes, and any offspring resulting from gamete donation. This document replaces the document "Interests, obligations, and ...
Londra Laura L Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Lutherville, MD, - - 2014
Since inception, the use of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) has been accompanied by ethical, legal, and societal controversies. Guidelines have been developed to address many of these concerns; however, the rapid evolution of ART requires their frequent re-evaluation. We review the literature on ethical and legal aspects of ART, highlighting ...
Solvoll Betty-Ann BA University of Nordland, Norway - - 2014
Healthcare providers caring for learning-disabled individuals in institutions face challenges of what is right or wrong in their daily work. Serving this group, it is of utmost importance for the healthcare staff to raise awareness and to understand how ethical values are at stake. What ethical challenges are discussed among ...
Carr Ambrose - - 2014
A report on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 27th annual meeting on the Biology of Genomes, held in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, 6-10 May 2014.
Rutter Michael M MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, - - 2014
This article is a commentary on Fearon et al. (2014, Genetic and environmental influences on adolescent attachment) published in this issue.
Verrinder Joy M - - 2014
Veterinarians increasingly face animal ethics issues, conflicts, and dilemmas, both in practice and in policy, such as the tension between clients' and animals' interests. Little has been done to measure the capacity of veterinarians to make ethical judgments to prevent and address these issues or to identify the effectiveness of ...
Mercer Julian J The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health at the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, - - 2014
As the international neuroendocrine community prepares to gather in Sydney, Australia for the 8th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology (ICN), I am delighted to welcome you to the August 2014 issue of Journal of Neuroendocrinology. It is pleasing to be able to report that Journal of Neuroendocrinology and our publishers, Wiley, ...
Alexander Walter - - 2014
The American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting drew more than 34,600 people to Chicago to learn about the latest research, including studies on lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, melanoma, multiple myeloma, and palliative care.
Bernstein Maurice M Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern - - 2014
A commentary on the Case Study "Bad Words," in the March-April 2014 issue.
Brown Nancy C NC St. Boniface General Hospital, 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 2A6, Canada, - - 2014
One of the challenges of modern healthcare ethics practice is the navigation of boundaries. Practicing healthcare ethicists in the performance of their role must navigate meanings, choices, decisions and actions embedded in complex cultural and social relationships amongst diverse individuals. In light of the evolving state of modern healthcare ethics ...
O'Mahony Brian B Irish Haemophilia Society, Dublin, - - 2014
The annual European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) Conference 2013, held in Bucharest, Romania, 4-5 October, was attended by over 200 patient advocates, policy makers and healthcare professionals from across Europe. Pfizer sponsored a satellite symposium at the conference entitled: 'Changing the policy landscape: haemophilia patient involvement in healthcare decision making', drawing ...
Griffith Richard R Swansea - - 2014
Liability for carelessness is given legal expression in the law relating to negligence. A patient harmed by the carelessness of a healthcare assistant can take action for damages.
Pinsky Ellen - - 2014
This essay treats Freud's "Observations on Transference-Love," written a hundred years ago, as the quintessential psychoanalytic document, defining the clinical setup, charting its dangers, and providing ethical precepts for guiding treatment. Above all, in the context of those ethical questions, Freud's paper confronts the immense power and necessary strangeness of ...
van Beers Britta C BC School of Law, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - - 2014
The main question in this article is how national legal orders in Europe, given their often restrictive laws on reproductive markets and assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs), are currently responding and should respond to reproductive tourism, in light of the fact that access to foreign reproductive markets seems to be making ...
Andorno Roberto R School of Law, University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 74/65, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland, - - 2014
Over the last decade, several European countries and the Council of Europe itself have strongly supported the use of advance directives as a means of protecting patients' autonomy, and adopted specific norms to regulate this matter. However, it remains unclear under which conditions those regulations should apply to people who ...
van der Wall E E EE Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands (ICIN)-Netherlands Heart Institute, Catherijnesingel 52, P.O. Box 19258, 3501 DG, Utrecht, the Netherlands, - - 2014
At the annual Spring Congress of the NVVC, the Durrer prizes were awarded to the authors of two of the best original/review articles published in the year 2013, one paper being more basically oriented and one paper being more clinically oriented. This annual tradition has existed since the year 2006.
Söderhamn Ulrika U University of Agder, - - 2014
Background:Ethical reflections over care practices are important. In order to be able to perform such reflections, healthcare professionals must learn to think critically about their care practice.Aim:The aim of this study was to evaluate whether an introduction to and practice in ethical reflections in community healthcare have consequences for the ...
Aidaros H - - 2014
Religion, ethics and culture are an important group of drivers for animal welfare policies in the Middle East. In many countries of the region the understanding of animal welfare is expressed more in terms of religious precepts and humane ethics than via regulations and legislation. In fact, regulatory and legislated ...
Morritt An A - - 2014
Taghizadeh R, Stevenson S, Williams N. A secure retraction technique for exposing the internal mammary vessels. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2013; 95: 533 doi 10.1308/003588413X13781990150491h.
Schlemper Bruno Rodolfo BR Jr Academy of Medicine, State of Santa Catarina and Member, Research Ethics Committee, Secretariat of the State of Santa Catarina. - - 2014
The major landmark in the implementation of bioethics in Brazil was the founding of the Brazilian Society of Bioethics (Sociedade Brasileira de Bioética - SBB) in 1995. Against the backdrop of an ethical vacuum in the healthcare sector, the SBB developed rapidly, with a special focus on the social inequalities ...
Bongers L M H - - 2014
This article discusses the significance of the Directive 2011/24/EU on the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare for the protection of individual patients' rights in the Netherlands by describing how its provisions are implemented in Dutch health law. The responsible Dutch authorities take the view that most of the ...
- - 2014
The BVA has produced two new leaflets explaining veterinary issues that your clients may be interested in.
McCullough Laurence B LB *Center for Medical Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza MS 420, Houston, TX 77030-3411, USA. - - 2014
The six papers in the 2014 clinical ethics number of the Journal get us back to the basics in the work of clinical ethics and clinical ethicists: getting clear about concepts that should be used in achieving deliberative clinical ethics. The papers explore the concepts of the best interests of ...
- - 2014
BVA's marketing officer, Zoe Winterton, announces the winners of a competition the Association held at the London Vet Show.
Ruhdel Irmela I German Animal Welfare Federation / Animal Welfare Academy, Neubiberg, - - 2014
The German Federal Administrative Court recently announced an order (finalized on January 20, 2014) on the neurobiological experiments on primate brains of Prof. Kreiter at the University of Bremen. With this order, a preceding court decision by the Higher Administrative Court of Bremen was established as final and absolute and ...
Berger Jeffrey T JT Division of Palliative Medicine and Bioethics, Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, 222 Station Plaza North, Mineola, NY 11501 USA. - - 2014
This retrospective of the last quarter century of clinical ethics offers an examination of some of the areas in which it should focus, and refocus, attention in the next.
Evans John H - - 2014
I respond to commentaries by Daniel Callahan and William J. Winslade on my article, "Defending the Jurisdiction of the Clinical Ethicist," all of which are in this issue of JCE.
Röcklinsberg H H Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, Uppsala, - - 2014
From January 2013, a new EU Directive 63/2010/EU requires that research using animals must undergo a harm-benefit analysis, which takes ethical considerations into account (Art. 38 (2) d) - a so-called 'project authorization' (Art. 36). A competent authority in each member state has to ensure that no project is carried ...
Bourgoin A A Thomson Reuters, Portland, Maryland, USA. - - 2013
Competition in the biological market offers a new set of opportunities and challenges within the healthcare industry. Biosimilars, like generic small-molecule drugs, can provide cost savings and increase patient access, while also promoting innovation. While large molecule manufacturers face many challenges unique to complex therapeutics, it is becoming clear that ...
Zampas Christina C International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2013
The practice of conscientious objection by healthcare workers is growing across the globe. It is most common in reproductive healthcare settings because of the religious or moral values placed on beliefs as to when life begins. It is often invoked in the context of abortion and contraceptive services, including the ...
Dantas Eduardo E World Association for Medical Law. - - 2013
This paper aims to discuss the development of the notion that the patient has the right to refuse treatment, and how the Brazilian legal system is dealing with bioethical dilemmas, such as the possibility of exercising autonomy through advance directives. The paper discusses the lack of legislation to regulate important ...
Mushiaki Shigeru - - 2013
Is "roboethics" the "ethics of humans" or the "ethics of robots"? According to the Roboethics Roadmap (Gianmarco Veruggio), it is the human ethics of robot designers, manufacturers, and users. And ifroboethics roots deeply in society, artificial ethics (ethics of robots) might be put on the agenda some day. At the ...
Miles Jonathan K - - 2013
The second of three commentaries on "A Defense of Genetic Discrimination," from the July-August 2013 issue.
Madaras Gary - - 2013
The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Technical Committee on Architectural Acoustics (TCAA) formed a new Healthcare Acoustics subcommittee at the 165th meeting in Montreal. The 1st meeting of the Healthcare Acoustics subcommittee will be held at the 166th meeting in San Francisco. This presentation will provide an overview of the ...
- - 2013
The BVA's legal services can help deal with employment issues. Here, Paul Beevers, who heads the BVA's team of legal advisers, considers some issues surrounding capability and performance in the workplace.
Vanderlaan Doug P - - 2013
The kin selection hypothesis posits that male androphilia (male sexual attraction to adult males) evolved because androphilic males invest more in kin, thereby enhancing inclusive fitness. Increased kin-directed altruism has been repeatedly documented among a population of transgendered androphilic males, but never among androphilic males in other cultures who adopt ...
Bhatia Prateek - - 2013
The rapid spread of the novel influenza virus of H1N1 swine origin led to widespread fear, panic and unrest among the public and healthcare personnel. The pandemic not only tested the world's health preparedness, but also brought up new ethical issues which need to be addressed as soon as possible. ...
- - 2013
A booklet that guides people through a new diagnosis of dementia has been launched by the Alzheimer's Society. It is designed for front line healthcare professionals to offer people who have recently been diagnosed with the condition and their relatives.
Cady Rebecca F - - 2013
This column provides executive summaries of developments in legal and regulatory issues related to healthcare, lists a bibliography of pertinent healthcare law-related articles, and discusses interesting health law court decisions.
Ghooi Ravindra B RB Scientia Clinical Services, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Three amendments to the drugs and cosmetics rules were published in quick succession in 2013. These addressed the issues of compensation of injury and death in clinical trials in addition to the role and registration of Ethics Committees. Of the three, the first and the third make an impact on ...
Wielgos Miroslaw - - 2013
Abstract Obstetricians confront a range of clinical ethical challenges. Obstetricians have the professional responsibility to manage these challenges using deliberative clinical ethical judgment. We define this concept, and on this basis, address the clinical ethical challenges of assisted reproduction, prenatal risk assessment and diagnosis, termination of pregnancy, cesarean delivery, and ...
Caplan Arthur L - - 2013
Clinical genomics is poised for a rapid expansion but more work must be done to build a supporting ethical infrastructure.
Ananda-Owens Kathryn - - 2013
I am writing in response to Matthew Arthur's letter in the June issue, and the replies thereafter from Drs. Lee, Riley, Wristen, and Professor Berenson. While I appreciated the replies, I believe they overlook a larger issue in the profession: the fundamental lack of anatomical and biomechanical knowledge among many, ...
Hilsenroth Mark J - - 2013
This article introduces the 50th anniversary special issue of Psychotherapy on the topic of Clinical Process. The primary focus of this issue is on the American Psychological Associations Division 29, applied clinical practice. The articles in this issue describe behaviors or techniques that help stimulate Clinical Process, shape its content, ...
Cady Rebecca F - - 2013
This column provides executive summaries of developments in legal and regulatory issues related to healthcare, lists a bibliography of pertinent healthcare law-related articles, and discusses interesting health law court decisions.
Buchhalter Jeffrey - - 2013
This is a commentary on a Cochrane review, published in this issue of EBCH, first published as:Prabhakar H, Bindra A, Singh GP, Kalaivani M. Propofol versus thiopental sodium for the treatment ofrefractory status epilepticus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD009202.DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009202.pub2.
Chambers David W - - 2013
Definitions are offered to distinguish among behavior that is legal, charitable, professional and moral. Moral acts are especially important because that is what people do to bring about the right and the good that is mutually sought by dentists, patients and the community. Ethics is an academic discipline that teaches ...
Santos Alexandra F - - 2013
This is a commentary on a Cochrane review, published in the issue of EBCH, first published as: Choo KJL, Simons FER, Sheikh A. Glucocorticoids for the treatment of anaphylaxis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007596. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007596.pub3.
- - 2013
Copyright of these abstracts is retained by the authors of the abstract unless assigned elsewhere by them. Abstracts are grouped by topic (either Small Animal or Large Animal) and then listed in alphabetical order of the first author's name. Presenters names are underlined. Names with asterisk indicate that the author ...
Park John J - - 2013
Last year in June, British doctors went on strike for the first time since 1975. Amidst a global economic downturn and with many health systems struggling with reduced finances, around the world the issue of public health workers going on strike is a very real one. Almost all doctors will ...
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