Public Health Ethics – Relationships between ethics and law

Bridie Walsh1, Adrian Walsh2 1 University of Melbourne 2 University of New England In 1991 in the landmark case of Lynch v Lynch, the NSW Court of Appeal, held that a woman found to be guilty of negligent driving while pregnant...
  • September 22, 2016
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Neil Pickering1 1 Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin 9016 In 1980, Thomas Szasz appeared in Oakland, California, in the case of People of the State of California vs Darlin June Cromer.  Cromer was charged with the...
  • September 22, 2016
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Monique Jonas1 1 School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 9201 Auckland, New Zealand In many jurisdictions, the state funds and/or provides child health advice. Advice is characterised by its discretionary quality: unlike laws or directives, recipients are...
  • September 22, 2016
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Sandra L Bradley1 1 ACD Consultant, Adelaide, South Australia, 5041, sandrabradley2@bigpond.com In South Australia there is a new Advance Care Directive Form. There was an intensive exercise in educating clinicians and hospital systems in the acceptance and implementation of these...
  • September 22, 2016
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