Clinical Ethics

A/Prof. Andrew Crowden1, Janet Crowden2 1University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2University of Southern Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Uncertainty surrounding confidentiality and disclosure in therapeutic relationships remains a problem. Breaches of confidentiality are not rare. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College...
  • June 12, 2018
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A/Prof. Helen Irving1,2, Dr Anthony Herbert1,2, Dr  Erin Sharwood1,2, Dr Jacqueline Duc1,2 1Children’s Health Queensland, South Brisbane, Australia; 2University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia It has been established that there is no ethical or legal differentiation between withholding and withdrawing life–sustaining therapies...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Janine Penfield Winters1 1Bioethics Center, University Of Otago, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand When shared decision-making breaks down and parents and medical providers have developed entrenched and conflicting views, ethical frameworks are needed to find a way forward.   My...
  • June 12, 2018
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Fiona Owens1, Dr Janine Winters1 1Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand Australia’s offshore processing of people seeking asylum has been in the world spotlight for a number of years.  The UN recently visited Nauru and condemned the treatment of people held...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Ben Gray1 1University of Otago Wellington, Newtown Wellington, New Zealand The Best Interest Standard (BIS) has been promoted for making decisions for children who lack capacity. This is uncontroversial: it describes standard modern patient centred care. The Calgary Cambridge...
  • June 12, 2018
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L. Gillam1, M.Spriggs, C.Delany, M.McCarthy. 1University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, 2Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, Australia Clinical Ethics Services are sometimes involved in cases where parents do not want their child to be told the truth about their medical condition. Two examples...
  • June 12, 2018
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Joanna Manning1 1Faculty Of Law University Of Auckland Despite a broad consensus that society owes an ethical obligation to compensate for research-related injury, and that no-fault is the best ethical response, an assessment of the compensation arrangements in place in...
  • November 21, 2016
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Jane Johnson1, Katrina Hutchison1 1 Department of Philosophy, Level 7 Building W6A, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW, 2109 jane.johnson@mq.edu.au It is well recognised that relationships between health care providers and industry have the potential to generate conflicts of interest with...
  • September 22, 2016
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Barbara Hayes1, Anne Marie Fabri1, Maria Coperchini2, Rafatullah Parkar3 , Zoe Austin-Crowe4 1 Northern Health, Bundoora Extended Care Centre, 1231 Plenty Road Bundoora, Vic, 3083.  barbara.hayes@nh.org.au 2 Western Health, Footscray Hospital, Gordon Street, Footscray, Vic, 3011 3 Monash Health, Kingston...
  • September 22, 2016
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Merle Spriggs1, Lynn Gillam2 1 Children’s Bioethics Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital / University of Melbourne, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, merle.spriggs@mcri.edu.au 2 Children’s Bioethics Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital / University of Melbourne, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052 l.gillam@unimelb.edu.au Labioplasty is...
  • September 22, 2016
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