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  1. Tuberculosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Recent scholarly attention to public health ethics provides an opportunity to analyze several ethical issues raised by the global tuberculosis...

    Authors: Geetika Verma, Ross EG Upshur, Elizabeth Rea and Solomon R Benatar

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2004 5:2

    Content type: Debate

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  2. Most medical schools in Japan have incorporated mandatory courses on medical ethics. To this date, however, there is no established means of evaluating medical ethics education in Japan. This study looks 1) To...

    Authors: Akira Akabayashi, Brian T Slingsby, Ichiro Kai, Tadashi Nishimura and Akiko Yamagishi

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2004 5:1

    Content type: Technical advance

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  3. Intensivists must provide enough analgesia and sedation to ensure dying patients receive good palliative care. However, if it is perceived that too much is given, they risk prosecution for committing euthanasi...

    Authors: Laura A Hawryluck, William RC Harvey, Louise Lemieux-Charles and Peter A Singer

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2002 3:3

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Ethics committees typically apply the common principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence and justice to research proposals but with variable weighting and interpretation. This paper reports a compariso...

    Authors: Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Brenda Lobb, Graham Davies, Israel Nachson and Sheila M Seelau

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2002 3:2

    Content type: Debate

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  5. The purpose of this study is to explore laypersons' attitudes toward the use of archived (existing) materials such as medical records and biological samples and to compare them with the attitudes of physicians...

    Authors: Atsushi Asai, Motoki Ohnishi, Etsuyo Nishigaki, Miho Sekimoto, Shunichi Fukuhara and Tsuguya Fukui

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2002 3:1

    Content type: Research article

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  6. A decade ago, we reviewed the field of clinical ethics; assessed its progress in research, education, and ethics committees and consultation; and made predictions about the future of the field. In this article...

    Authors: Peter A Singer, Edmund D Pellegrino and Mark Siegler

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2001 2:1

    Content type: Debate

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  7. The fair innings argument (FIA) is frequently put forward as a justification for denying elderly patients treatment when they are in competition with younger patients and resources are scarce. In this paper I ...

    Authors: Michael M Rivlin

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2000 1:1

    Content type: Debate

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    2.507 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.571 - 5-year Impact Factor
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