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Case Studies in Public Health Ethics

Case Studies in Public Health Ethics Author Steven Scott Coughlin
ISBN-10 0875532322
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 180
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This new book of edited public health case studies illustrates the ethical concerns & problems in public health research & practice. Although challenges arising in public health ethics & epidemiology figure prominently, the focus of this book is much broader & encompasses many other areas of public health research & practice. The sixteen chapters discuss privacy & confidentiality protection, informed consent in public health research, ethics of randomized trials, the institutional review board system, scientific misconduct, conflicting interest, & much more. Emerging issues such as HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment, health care reform, cross-cultural research, & others are also addressed. An instructor's guide is provided at the end of the publication. This book is suitable for public health-related classroom discussions & professional public health workshops. $37.00 Non-Members; $26.00 APHA Members.



Public Health Ethics Cases Spanning the Globe

Public Health Ethics  Cases Spanning the Globe Author Drue H. Barrett
ISBN-10 9783319238470
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 329
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This Open Access book highlights the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public health. It is also a tool to support instruction, debate, and dialogue regarding public health ethics. Although the practice of public health has always included consideration of ethical issues, the field of public health ethics as a discipline is a relatively new and emerging area. There are few practical training resources for public health practitioners, especially resources which include discussion of realistic cases which are likely to arise in the practice of public health. This work discusses these issues on a case to case basis and helps create awareness and understanding of the ethics of public health care. The main audience for the casebook is public health practitioners, including front-line workers, field epidemiology trainers and trainees, managers, planners, and decision makers who have an interest in learning about how to integrate ethical analysis into their day to day public health practice. The casebook is also useful to schools of public health and public health students as well as to academic ethicists who can use the book to teach public health ethics and distinguish it from clinical and research ethics.



Ethics in Public Health and Health Policy

Ethics in Public Health and Health Policy Author Daniel Strech
ISBN-10 9789400763746
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 229
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Ethical issues associated with public health and health policy--related, for example, to pandemic plans and vaccination policies (c.f. SARS or pandemic influenza), preventive measures like screening (e.g. for breast cancer or dementia) or health information campaigns, social inequalities or health care rationing--are increasing in worldwide importance. Evidence-based information for valid benefit-harm assessment is often rare and hard to get for participants in public health interventions. Program implementation often disregards requirements of fair decision-making processes (like public participation, transparency, etc.). Originating from an international conference (based on a call for abstracts and external review), this volume contains contributions from a group of experts from multiple disciplines and countries. It covers (i) conceptual foundations of public health ethics, (ii) methodological approaches and (iii) normative analyses of specific issues and cases. Bridging theoretical foundations with practical applications, this volume provides a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners and students concerned with public health practice and policy.



Case Studies in Public Health

Case Studies in Public Health Author Theodore H. Tulchinsky
ISBN-10 9780128045862
Release 2018-03-12
Pages 604
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Case Studies in Public Health contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the makeup of what can be termed the New Public Health (NPH), which includes traditional public health, such as sanitation, hygiene and infectious disease control, but widens its perspective to include the organization, financing and quality of health care services in a much broader sense. Each case study is presented in a systematic fashion to facilitate learning, with the case, background, current relevance, economic issues, ethical issues, conclusions, recommendation and references discussed for each case. The book is a valuable resource for advanced students and researchers with specialized knowledge who need further information on the general background and history of public health and important scientific discoveries within the field. It is an ideal resource for students in public health, epidemiology, medicine, anthropology, and sociology, and for those interested in how to apply lessons from the past to present and future research. Explores the history of public health through important scientific events and flashpoints Presents case studies in a clear, direct style that is easy to follow Uses a systematic approach to help learn lessons from the past and apply them to the present



Ethics Case Studies for Health Information Management

Ethics Case Studies for Health Information Management Author Leah Grebner
ISBN-10 9781418049300
Release 2008-10-30
Pages 150
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Today’s health information professionals are working within an ever-changing environment of technology and regulatory guidelines. This dynamic workplace requires fundamental skills to appropriately manage and react to ethical dilemmas. Ethics Case Studies for Health Information Management provides real-world examples to prepare you for the inevitable challenges of the modern office and offers a methodology to interpret the various situations and determine courses of action. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Global Health Research in an Unequal World

Global Health Research in an Unequal World Author Gemma Aellah
ISBN-10 1786390043
Release 2016-09-14
Pages 274
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This book is a collection of fictionalized case studies of everyday ethical dilemmas and challenges, encountered in the process of conducting global health research in places where the effects of political and economic inequality are particularly evident. It is a training tool to fill the gap between research ethics guidelines and their implementation "on the ground." The cases focus on "relational" ethics: ethical actions and ideas that continuously emerge through relations with others, rather than being determined by bioethics regulation. They are based on stories and experiences collected by a group of social anthropologists who have worked with leading transnational medical research organizations across Africa in the past decade. Accompanied by guidelines, discussion questions and selected further readings, the book provides a flexible resource for training and self-study for people engaged in health research with, universities, international collaborative sites and NGOs and for everyone interested in the realities of global health research today."



Public Health Law and Ethics

Public Health Law and Ethics Author Milbank Memorial Fund
ISBN-10 0520231740
Release 2002
Pages 523
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A collection of articles and documents designed as a companion to Gostin's textbook, American Public Health Law.



Public Health Ethics

Public Health Ethics Author Ronald Bayer
ISBN-10 0195180852
Release 2007
Pages 418
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Since public health seeks to protect the health of populations, it inevitably confronts a range of ethical challenges having to do primarily with the friction between individual freedoms and what might be perceived as governmental paternalism. This volume brings together twenty-five articles by leading thinkers in the field, writing on topics that concern both classic and novel problems. They open up new terrain in each area, including tobacco and drug control, infectious disease, environmental and occupational health, the effect of new genetics on the publics health, and the impact of social inequalities on patterns of morbidity and mortality. The volume editors offer a context for discussion with introductory essays for each of the books five sections.



Evidence Based Medical Ethics

Evidence Based Medical Ethics Author John E. Snyder
ISBN-10 1603272461
Release 2008-10-09
Pages 240
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In the modern practice of medicine, new challenges complicate the ethical care of patients. Today’s times require a contemporary take on the concept of medical ethics. The idea for this textbook was born out of a need for a teaching resource that merges medical ethics theory with the practical needs of modern clinical medicine. In Evidence-Based Medical Ethics: Cases for Practice-Based Learning, the authors address what has been missing in existing text books and ethics courses to date – clear-cut ethical and legal guidelines that provide a method for the reader to learn how to systematically manage dilemmas seen in the everyday practice of medicine. The reader is guided through several "typical" patient scenarios and prompted by various questions that should be entertained by the treating health care provider. Then, relevant evidence-based medicine, legal precedent, and the ethical theory that applies to the situation are revealed. Often, finding the "best" ethical solution for each problem is automatic, as the solution often becomes self-evident during information-gathering. This general method is reinforced throughout the text with multiple different cases, using a practice-based approach by building on the reader’s developing skills. Additionally, we have sought to emphasize a culturally competent manner in resolving these dilemmas, respectfully addressing issues of age, gender, and culture whenever possible. The main goal of Evidence-Based Medical Ethics: Cases for Practice-Bases Learning is to assist the reader in adapting a patient-centered and evidence-based approach to dilemmas faced in their future practice of medicine.



Case Studies in Ethics and HIV Research

Case Studies in Ethics and HIV Research Author Sana Loue
ISBN-10 9780387713625
Release 2007-10-05
Pages 344
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This important work takes as its subject one of medicine’s most pressing arenas of ethical debate. There has been a consistent interest in ethical issues arising in the context of HIV research. Ongoing international and multi-site studies and the continuing search for an HIV vaccine continue to prompt examination of how this research is conducted. Also examined are how participants are engaged in the studies and the obligations of the researchers to individual participants and their communities during the course of and following the conclusion of the research. Each chapter of this book is authored primarily by one of the editors (secondarily by the other) and is accompanied by one to two case studies.



Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics

Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics Author Robert M. Veatch
ISBN-10 9780190277024
Release 2017-06-16
Pages 336
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Pharmacists constantly face ethical choices -- sometimes dramatic matters of life-and-death decisions, but more often subtle, less conspicuous choices that are nonetheless important. Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics identifies and discusses the broad range of ethics issues pharmacists confront in practice. Ranging from situations faced in direct patient care to broader issues, this book uses cases to explore topics and the ethical framework within which practitioners make decisions about such issues as assisted suicide, conscientious refusal, pain management, and confidentiality as well as the equitable distribution of drug resources within institutions or managed care organizations and clinical studies on vulnerable populations. As the scope of the pharmacist's role expands, pharmacists find themselves facing new ethical challenges. This third edition accounts for some of the many changes in pharmacy practice and in the delivery of health care since the second edition. It includes an entirely new chapter on health insurance and health system planning, and a discussion of the impact of the Affordable Care Act and cases that are updated to reflect current pharmacy practice models. It serves as a valuable resource regarding topics that are both specific to pharmacy practice and those that involve the health care system more generally.



Public Health Ethics and Practice

Public Health Ethics and Practice Author Stephen Peckham
ISBN-10 9781847421029
Release 2010
Pages 224
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This book examines the principles and values that support an ethical approach to public health practice and provides examples of complex areas which those practising, analysing and planning the health of populations have to navigate.



Ethics Dumping

Ethics Dumping Author Doris Schroeder
ISBN-10 9783319647319
Release 2017-12-04
Pages 134
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This book is published under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book provides original, up-to-date case studies of “ethics dumping” that were largely facilitated by loopholes in the ethics governance of low and middle-income countries. It is instructive even to experienced researchers since it provides a voice to vulnerable populations from the fore mentioned countries. Ensuring the ethical conduct of North-South collaborations in research is a process fraught with difficulties. The background conditions under which such collaborations take place include extreme differentials in available income and power, as well as a past history of colonialism, while differences in culture can add a new layer of complications. In this context, up-to-date case studies of unethical conduct are essential for research ethics training.



Public Health Law Ethics and Policy

Public Health Law  Ethics  and Policy Author Richard Bonnie
ISBN-10 162810211X
Release 2015-06-19
Pages 1105
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This pioneering book offers the most comprehensive and teachable compilation of materials on public health law now available. One of the challenges of teaching public health law is that the subject matter is not self-contained and touches every other body of law. This book solves that problem by organizing and integrating the material to address (1) cross-cutting themes in public health policy and (2) the policy tools used by public health policymakers and practitioners. In perhaps its most exciting innovation, Bonnie and Bernheim have constructed an intriguing and diverse menu of teachable units focused on specific policy problems or case studies in public health action. Each case study weaves together the perspectives of law, ethics and public policy. This book is richly interdisciplinary. Although the basic anatomy of the book is organized around the law, the materials feature the empirical perspectives of the public health sciences and draw on cross-cutting themes and normative frameworks of applied ethics and public policy. Although designed for students of law, the book can easily be adapted to courses designed for students in public health and public policy programs and other professional courses examining the role of law and public policy in advancing population health.



Essentials of Public Health Ethics

Essentials of Public Health Ethics Author Ruth Gaare Bernheim
ISBN-10 9781284053722
Release 2013-11-01
Pages 300
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As threats of infectious disease grow and the nation confronts chronic health problems such as diabetes and obesity, health professionals, citizens, and community stakeholders must address increasingly complex ethical conflicts about public health policies and practices. Essentials of Public Health Ethics introduces students to the field of public health ethics, by focusing on cases. Topics span the discipline of public health and integrate materials, concepts, and frameworks from numerous fields in public health, such as health promotion, environmental health and health policy. By delving into both historical and contemporary cases, including international cases, the authors investigate the evolution and impact of various understandings of the concept of the public over time, i.e., the public not only as a numerical population that can be defined and measured, but also as a political group with legally defined obligations and relationships, as well as diverse cultural and moral understandings. While the text examines a range of philosophical theories and contemporary perspectives, it is written in a way that presupposes no previous exposure to the philosophical concepts but at the same time provides challenging cases for students who do have more advanced knowledge. Thus the book should be useful in Schools and Programs in Public Health as well as for undergraduate public health courses in liberal arts institutions and for health sciences students at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels."



Case Studies in Nursing Ethics

Case Studies in Nursing Ethics Author Sara T. Fry
ISBN-10 9781449649883
Release 2010-08-30
Pages 506
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. As the healthcare professional in closest contact with both the patient and the physician, nurses face biomedical ethical problems in unique ways. Accordingly, Case Studies in Nursing Ethics presents basic ethical principles and specific guidance for applying these principles in nursing practice, through analysis of over 150 actual case study conflicts that have occurred in nursing practice. Each case study allows readers to develop their own approaches to the resolution of ethical conflict and to reflect on how the traditions of ethical thought and professional guidelines apply to the situation. The Fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated. It includes two new chapters, one on Moral Integrity and Moral Distress which contains AACN model of moral distress and work and one on Respect which addresses several aspects of the general problem of showing r



An Introduction to Global Health Ethics

An Introduction to Global Health Ethics Author Andrew D. Pinto
ISBN-10 9780415673525
Release 2013
Pages 166
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"The field of global health is expanding rapidly. An increasing number of trainees are studying and working with marginalized populations, often within low and middle-income countries. Such endeavours are beset by ethical dilemmas: mitigating power differentials, addressing cultural differences in how health and illness are viewed, and obtaining individual and community consent in research. This introductory textbook supports students to understand and work through key areas of concern, assisting them in moving towards a more critical view of global health practise. Divided into two sections covering the theory and practice of global health ethics, the text begins by looking at definitions of global health and the field's historical context. It draws on anti-colonial and anti-racist perspectives and concepts, developing social justice and solidarity as key principles to guide students. The second part focuses on ethical challenges students may face in clinical experiences or research. Topics such as working with indigenous communities, the politics of global health governance, and the ethical challenges of advocacy are explored using a case study approach. An Introduction to Global Health Ethics includes recommended resources and further readings, and is ideal for students from a range of disciplines including public health, medicine, nursing, law and development studies who are undertaking undergraduate and graduate courses in ethics or placements overseas"--Provided by publisher.