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General Reports
         

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Autonomy and confidentiality: patients' perspectives.
Abdalrahman IB, Osman AM, Ali BM,  et al

Trop Doct. 2014 Dec 23. pii: 0049475514564641
Abstract

Autonomy, Paternalism, and Justice: Ethical Priorities in Public Health.
Buchanan DR
.Am J Public Health. 2008 Jan;98(1):15-21.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Ethics needs principles--four can encompass the rest--and respect for autonomy should
be "first among equals"
Gillon R
J Med Ethics 2003;29:307-312
Paper


Respect
         

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Moral responsibility and respect for autonomy: meeting the communitarian challenge.
Guathier CC.
Kennedy Inst Ethics
J 2000 Dec;10(4):337-52
Abstract

Respect
         

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Moral responsibility and respect for autonomy: meeting the communitarian challenge.
Guathier CC.
Kennedy Inst Ethics
J 2000 Dec;10(4):337-52
Abstract

Gender
         

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Intersections of gender and age in health care: adapting autonomy and confidentiality for
the adolescent girl.
Pinto KC. 
Qual Health Res. 2004 Jan; 14(1): 78-99.
Abstract

Patient Access to Medical Information
 

      Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Ethics and diagnosis related groups.
Lenk C, Biller-Andorno N, Alt-Epping B,et al
Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2005 Jul 8;130(27):1653-5.
Abstract

Whose information is it anyway? Informing a 12-year-old patient of her terminal prognosis.
Goldie J, Schwartz L, Morrison J. 

J Med Ethics
. 2005 Jul;31(7):427-34

Abstract

 

Treatment Decisions
         

Adults

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Patient autonomy and the challenge of clinical uncertainty.
Parascandola M, Hawkins J, Danis M.

Kennedy Inst Ethics
J 2002 Sep;12(3):245-64
Abstract
 
HIV/AIDS patient involvement in antiretroviral treatment decisions.
Marelich WD, Johnston Roberts K, Murphy DA, Callari T.
AIDS Care 2002 Feb;14(1):17-26
Abstract
 

Pregnant Women

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

"She made up a choice for me": 22 HIV-positive women's experiences of involuntary sterilization in two South African provinces.
Strode A, Mthembu S, Essack Z.
Reprod Health Matters. 2012 Dec;20(39 Suppl):61-9
Abstract 

Postmortem cesarean section with infant survival: a case report of an HIV-infected patient
Esposito MA, DeLony R, Goldstein PJ
Md Med J 1997 Oct;46(9):467-7
A
bstract
 

Children

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
How paediatric residents involve children during medical decision-making?
Andre N, Gaudart J, Bernard JL, Chabrol B.
 
Arch Pediatr. 2005 Jul;12(7):1068-107
Abstract 

Fairness and reasonableness of the child's decision:' a proposed legal standard for
children's
participation in medical decision making 
Walker NE, Doyon T.
Behav Sci Law 2001;19(5-6):611-36
Abstract 


Forced Treatment
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Force-Feeding, Autonomy, and the Public Interest.
Gross ML.

N Engl J Med
. 2013 Jun 12.
Paper

"She made up a choice for me": 22 HIV-positive women's experiences of involuntary sterilization in two South African provinces.
Strode A, Mthembu S, Essack Z.
Reprod Health Matters. 2012 Dec;20(39 Suppl):61-9
Abstract 

Treating competent patients by force: the limits and lessons of Israelís Patientís
Rights Act

Gross
ML  
J Med Ethics 2005;31:29-34
Abstract


HIV Testing
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
HIV exceptionalism, CD4+ cell testing, and conscientious subversion
Jansen LA 
J Med Ethics 2005;31 322-326
Abstract

Anonymous versus confidential HIV testing: client and provider decision making under
uncertainty.
Grusky O, Roberts KJ, Swanson AN
AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2005 Mar;19(3):157-66.
Abstract


Reproductive Choices
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Should HIV discordant couples have access to assisted reproductive technologies?
Spriggs M,  Charles T
Journal of Medical Ethics (Prepublication Archives)
Paper
 
Use of assisted reproductive technology to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV in
discordant couples wishing to have their own children where the male partner is
seropositive with an undetectable viral load.

Baker HW, Mijch A, Garland S, et al
 
J Med Ethics.
2003 Dec;29(6):315-320
Abstract 
 
Should HIV discordant couples have access to assisted reproductive technologies?
Spriggs M, Charles T.
J Med Ethics. 2003 Dec;29(6):325-329.
Abstract 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE   
How men's power over women fuels the HIV epidemic.
Gupta GR.
BMJ 2002 Jan 26;324(7331):183-4        
Commentary


Infant Circumcision
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  A covenant with the status quo? Male circumcision and the new BMA guidance to doctors
Fox M, Thomson M 
J Med Ethics2005;31:463-469;
Abstract
 

Autonomy and the Law
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  The instrumental uses of autonomy: A review of AIDS law and policy in Europe.
Harrington J.
Soc Sci Med 2002 Oct;55(8):1425
Abstract
 

Autonomy and Religion
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Children of Jehovah's Witnesses and adolescent Jehovah's Witnesses: what are their
rights?
Woolley S.
Arch Dis Child. 2005 Jul;90(7):715-9.

Abstract
 

Provider-Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia
         

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Oregon hospice chaplains' experiences with patients requesting physician-assisted suicide.
Carlson B, Simopolous N, Goy ER
J Palliat Med.
2005 Dec;8(6):1160-6.
Abstract
 
Prevalence and content of written ethics policies on euthanasia in Catholic healthcare
institutions in Belgium (Flanders).

Gastmans C, Lemiengre J,
van der Wal G, et al
 

Health Policy.
2005 Oct 8;
Abstract
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Taking the final step: changing the law on euthanasia and physician
assisted suicide: Changes in BMA policy on assisted dying

Sommerville A
 
BMJ  2005;331:681-683
Paper
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Taking the final step: changing the law on euthanasia and physician
assisted suicide: Time for change

Branthwaite MA 

BMJ 
 2005;331:681-683 
Paper
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Taking the final step: changing the law on euthanasia and physician
assisted suicide: Legalised euthanasia will violate the rights of vulnerable patients

George RJD, Finlay IG, Jeffrey D  
BMJ
  2005;331:684-685
Paper
 
The complexity of nurses' attitudes toward euthanasia: a review of the literature.
Berghs M, Dierckx de Casterle B, Gastmans C.
J Med Ethics. 2005 Aug;31(8):441-6
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
When is physician assisted suicide or euthanasia acceptable?
Frileux S,  Lelievre C,  Munoz Sastre MT, et al
J Med Ethics 2003;29:330-336
Paper

 


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