Clinical Ethics

Dr Michael Chapman1,2, Prof Jennifer  Philip3,4,5, Prof Paul Komesaroff6 1Canberra Hospital, Department of Palliative Care, Woden, Australia, 2ANU Medical School, Canberra, Australia, 3Melbourne University, Department of Medicine, Parkville, Australia, 4St Vincent’s Hospital Department of Palliative Care, Fitzroy, Australia, 5Victorian Comprehensive...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Cynthia Forlini1, Dr George Skowronski1,2, Dr Michael O’Leary3,4, Prof Ian Kerridge1,5 1Sydney Health Ethics, The University Of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia, 2Intensive Care Unit, St. George Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 3New South Wales Organ and Tissue Donation Service, Sydney, Australia,...
  • June 13, 2018
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Eliana Close1, Malcolm Parker, Andrew Crowden, Lindy Willmott, Benjamin P White, Cindy Gallois, Nick Graves, Sarah Winch, Leonie Callaway 1Australian Centre For Health Law Research, QUT Faculty of Law, Brisbane, Australia Context: Due to advances in medical technology, up to two-thirds...
  • June 13, 2018
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Anson Fehross1 1University Of Sydney, Sydney Health Ethics, Camperdown, Australia In Life’s Dominion, Ronald Dworkin provides the example of Margo. In the early stages of dementia, Margo arranged an advance directive instructing no intervention beyond comfort care once the disease...
  • June 12, 2018
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Jessica Young1, Dr Janine Penfield Winters1, Associate Professor Chrystal Jaye2, Dr Richard Egan, Mr Tony Egan2 1Bioethics Center, University Of Otago, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand; 2Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago Euthanasia is currently a topic of wide...
  • June 12, 2018
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Julie Letts1 1Lettsconsulting, Sydney, Australia “Intimacy – a place for solace, privacy, confiding, telling and retelling one’s story – is the lathe upon which the challenge of death can be answered.”(1)  This is even more poignantly so when the ageing,...
  • June 12, 2018
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Taryn Knox1, Associate Professor Lynley  Anderson1, Professor Alison Heather2 1Bioethics Centre, University Of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2Department of Physiology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand How should we respond when an elite athlete wishes to move from the male...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Lisa Dive1 1University Of Sydney, University Of Sydney, Australia The right not to know one’s genetic or genomic information is accepted by many as an absolute right, despite the debate that has occurred in recent decades. I will argue...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Christopheer Gyngell1 1University Of Melbourne/Murdoch Children’s Research Institute  , Melbourne, Australia Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are a priority implementation area for genomic medicine. Rapid genomic testing in the NICU is expected to be genomic medicine’s ‘critical application’, providing...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Lauren Notini1, Dr Christopher Gyngell2,3 1Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and Biomedical Ethics Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Parkville, Australia; 2Biomedical Ethics Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; 3Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne ‘Artificial’ or in vitro-derived...
  • June 12, 2018
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