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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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‘A Burden on the County’: Madness, Institutions of Confinement and the Irish Patient in Victorian Lancashire

Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 14291 words.

This article explores the responses of the Poor Law authorities, asylum superintendents and Lunacy Commissioners to the huge influx of Irish patients into the Lancashire public asylum...

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‘A Cheap, Safe and Natural Medicine’: Religion, Medicine and Culture in John Wesley's Primitive Physic

David E. Shuttleton.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 976 words.

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‘A constant irritation to the townspeople’? Local, Regional and National Politics and London's County Asylums at Epsom

Rob Ellis.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10618 words.

In 1908, The Times described London County Council's asylums near Epsom as ‘a constant irritation to the townspeople’. The article was specifically concerned with the patient walking...

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A. D. Cliff, M. R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D. F. Stroup and S. B. Thacker, <i>Emergence and Re-Emergence: Infectious Disease: A Geographical Analysis</i>

Michael Bresalier.

in Social History of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 788 words.

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à la mode

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Bœuf à la mode is beef braised in the classic way; also (in USA) fruit or other sweet pie served with ice cream.

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‘A Mysterious Discrimination’: Irish Medical Emigration to the United States in the 1950s

Greta Jones.

in Social History of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9379 words.

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Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Ireland exported a considerable number of her medical graduates, mainly to Britain and the British...

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‘A Prostitution of the Profession’? Forcible Feeding, Prison Doctors, Suffrage and the British State, 1909–1914

Ian Miller.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10899 words.

Historians have castigated the British medical profession for endorsing forcible feeding during the suffragette hunger strike campaigns of 1909 to 1914. This article reconsiders the...

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A. W. Bates, <i>The Anatomy of Robert Knox: Murder, Mad Science and Medical Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Edinburgh</i>

Lisa Rosner.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 667 words.

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Abandoning Informed Consent: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come

Becky Cox White.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

In a recent critique of informed consent, Robert Veatch argues that the practice is in principle unable to attain the goals for which it was developed. We argue that Veatch's focus on the...

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