BMC Medical Ethics
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1472-6939
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [287 journals]
- The elusive ideal of inclusiveness: lessons from a worldwide survey of
neurologists on the ethical issues raised by whole-genome sequencing
Authors: Thierry Hurlimann; Iris Jaitovich Groisman Béatrice Godard
Abstract: The anticipation of ethical issues that may arise with the clinical use of genomic technologies is crucial to envision their future implementation in a manner sensitive to local contexts. Yet, populations in l...
- A critique of the regulation of data science in healthcare research in the
Authors: John M. M. Rumbold; Barbara K. Pierscionek
Abstract: The EU offers a suitable milieu for the comparison and harmonisation of healthcare across different languages, cultures, and jurisdictions (albeit with a supranational legal framework), which could provide imp...
- Fair is fair: We must re-allocate livers for transplant
Authors: Brendan Parent; Arthur L. Caplan
Abstract: The 11 original regions for organ allocation in the United States were determined by proximity between hospitals that provided deceased donors and transplant programs. As liver transplants became more successf...
- Factors affecting willingness to share electronic health data among
Authors: Katherine K. Kim; Pamela Sankar, Machelle D. Wilson Sarah C. Haynes
Abstract: Robust technology infrastructure is needed to enable learning health care systems to improve quality, access, and cost. Such infrastructure relies on the trust and confidence of individuals to share their heal...
- Smart homes, private homes? An empirical study of technology
researchers’ perceptions of ethical issues in developing smart-home
Authors: Giles Birchley; Richard Huxtable, Madeleine Murtagh, Ruud ter Meulen, Peter Flach Rachael Gooberman-Hill
Abstract: Smart-home technologies, comprising environmental sensors, wearables and video are attracting interest in home healthcare delivery. Development of such technology is usually justified on the basis of the techn...