BMC Medical Ethics
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1472-6939
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [289 journals]
- A qualitative study of participants’ views on re-consent in a
Authors: Mary Dixon-Woods; David Kocman, Liz Brewster, Janet Willars, Graeme Laurie Carolyn Tarrant
Abstract: Biomedical research increasingly relies on long-term studies involving use and re-use of biological samples and data stored in large repositories or “biobanks” over lengthy periods, often raising questions abo...
- Principle-based structured case discussions: do they foster moral
competence in medical students? - A pilot study
Authors: Orsolya Friedrich; Kay Hemmerling, Katja Kuehlmeyer, Stefanie Nörtemann, Martin Fischer Georg Marckmann
Abstract: Recent findings suggest that medical students’ moral competence decreases throughout medical school. This pilot study gives preliminary insights into the effects of two educational interventions in ethics clas...
- The importance of professional values from clinical nurses’ perspective
in hospitals of a medical university in Iran
Authors: Batool Poorchangizi; Jamileh Farokhzadian, Abbas Abbaszadeh, Moghaddameh Mirzaee Fariba Borhani
Abstract: Today, nurses are required to have knowledge and awareness concerning professional values as standards to provide safe and high-quality ethical care. Nurses’ perspective on professional values affects decision...
- Implicit bias in healthcare professionals: a systematic review
Authors: Chloë FitzGerald; Samia Hurst
Abstract: Implicit biases involve associations outside conscious awareness that lead to a negative evaluation of a person on the basis of irrelevant characteristics such as race or gender. This review examines the evide...
- Unconventional combinations of prospective parents: ethical challenges
faced by IVF providers
Authors: Robert Klitzman
Abstract: Professional guidelines have addressed ethical dilemmas posed by a few types of nontraditional procreative arrangements (e.g., gamete donations between family members), but many questions arise regarding how p...