Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults. Ethical and Legal Perspectives

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults

Monty Nelson · Marguerite Trussler Editors 2016 International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine Volume 63 The origins of this edited volume began in 2013. As part of a Canadian delegation of clinicians and judges spearheaded by Mr. Neil Skinner, executive legal counsel to the Provincial Court of Alberta, we attended the 33rd Congress of […]

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Toward Post Ageing

Toward Post Ageing-1

Katarina Friberg Felsted • Scott D. Wright 2014 Healthy Ageing and Longevity Volume 1 Technology in an Ageing Society It is possible to make two predictions about the United States, indeed, all advanced industrialized countries, between now and, say, the year 2035. First, the pace of technological change will continue, as manifested in telecommunications, medical […]

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Human Subjects Research after the Holocaust

Human Subjects Research after the Holocaust-1

Sheldon Rubenfeld • Susan Benedict Editors 2014 In December 2012 and April 2013, the Center for Medicine after the Holocaust (CMATH) convened meetings on human subjects research after the Holocaust. The first was held in Houston and was cosponsored by The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (now Houston Methodist Research Institute) with additional support provided by […]

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Ethics in Medicine

Ethics in Medicine-1

Shabih H. Zaidi 2014 Medical science has been around for a long time; in fact, it has probably existed since the first man became sick. Over time it has evolved and become specialised. The medical profession is one of the most respectable ones in the world. Due to the nature of its work, curing bodies […]

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Clinical Trials in Latin America: Where Ethics and Business Clash

Clinical Trials in Latin America

Nuria Homedes • Antonio Ugalde Editors 2014 This important, collaborative book describes current aspects of clinical research in Latin American countries from regulatory, operational, and cultural perspectives. The opportunity to write the introduction makes me very happy, for the following reasons: • It allows me to continue to be a part of the story of […]

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Advance Directives

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Peter Lack • Nikola Biller-Andorno Susanne Brauer Editors 2014 Advance directives have been intensely debated since the 1980s. Over the past few years, a growing number of articles have focused not only on general ethical questions but also on matters of implementation, as advance directives have become increasingly widespread in institutions such as hospitals and […]

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