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Emergency Ethics

Edited by Bruce Jennings, John D. Arras, Drue H. Barrett and Barbara A. Ellis.

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Book. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 320 pages.

This book brings together some of the leading scholars in the fields of public health ethics and bioethics to discuss disaster or emergency ethics and ethical aspects of preparedness and...

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Medical Experimentation

Charles Fried.

Edited by Franklin Miller and Alan Wertheimer.

May 2016; published online June 2016.

Book. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 256 pages.

Charles Fried’s 1974 treatise is a classic statement of the moral relationship between doctor and patient as expressed in the concept of personal care. This concept is then tested in the...

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Ethics and the law involving the elderly

Chris Dodds, Chandra M. Kumar and Frédérique Servin.

in Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient

Published online May 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 2437 words.

• Ethics provide a system to judge whether care is for the individual’s or society’s benefit. • Ultimately ethical frameworks are the responsibility of society. • Duty of care follows from...

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Ethical Aspects of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Bruce Jennings and John D. Arras.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 33879 words.

This chapter provides an overview and distinctive approach to disaster ethics, emergency ethics, and public health ethics in general. It considers what kind of activity public health...

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Justice, Resource Allocation, and Emergency Preparedness

Norman Daniels.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 10116 words.

This chapter shows how the principles, considerations, and procedures that play a role in planning for population health emergencies can be applied to the context of allocation of scare...

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Vulnerable Populations in the Context of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning and Response

Madison Powers.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 6168 words.

This chapter describes several kinds of vulnerability to harm that arise in the context of emergency preparedness planning and response policy. First, it should be recognized that there are...

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Public Engagement in Emergency Preparedness and Response

Ruth Gaare Bernheim.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 9525 words.

This chapter argues that public engagement is essential for the social practices and activities of emergency preparedness, which provide a foundation for public health professional and...

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Professional, Civic, and Personal Obligations in Public Health Emergency Planning and Response

Angus Dawson.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 12409 words.

The responsibilities associated with public health emergency planning and response form a complex web of prima facie moral obligations. However, we cannot say before the fact which...

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Research in a Public Health Crisis

Alex John London.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; published online April 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 14045 words.

Profound moral tensions can arise from the conduct of research in the context of a public health emergency. Two of the leading frameworks for assessing the risks, benefits, and social value...

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Introduction

Charles Fried, Franklin Miller and Alan Wertheimer.

in Medical Experimentation

May 2016; published online June 2016.

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 2441 words.

This book does not seek to be definitive. There never will be a definitive treatment of the law and ethics of medical treatment in general, and so of medical experimentation in particular....

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