Month: September 2016

Narcyz Ghinea1, Jessica Pace1, Claudia Harper1, Wendy Lipworth1 1 Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, the University of Sydney, Medical Foundation Building K25, NSW 2006. The cost of medicines is currently an issue of major concern to...
  • September 23, 2016
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Jane Williams1, Christopher Mayes1, Wendy Lipworth1 1 Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, Medical Foundation Building (K25) University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia Successful research is increasingly characterised as that which has ‘impact’, engages with stakeholders, and...
  • September 23, 2016
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Malcolm Parker1 1 School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Qld 4006, m.parker@uq.edu.au Continuing accreditation of medical education providers by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) requires them to define their graduate outcomes in consistency with the AMC’s Graduate...
  • September 23, 2016
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Paul Macneill1 1 Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 This address will take a critical approach to the emphasis given to  “advances in medical science and technology” and to “sophisticated diagnostic and...
  • September 23, 2016
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Evie Kendal1, Basia Diug2 1 Monash University, Alfred Centre, Melbourne VIC, 3004  2 Monash University, Alfred Centre, Melbourne VIC, 3004  It is known that medical and nursing students watch medical television dramas and comedies. One study from John Hopkins University...
  • September 23, 2016
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A/Prof. Clare Delany1,2 1 The Royal Children’s Hospital, Children’s Bioethics Centre 2 The University of Melbourne, Department of Medical Education A key pedagogical concept in current discussions about the role of higher education is that it helps students to construct...
  • September 23, 2016
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Dr Malcolm Smith1 1 Senior Lecturer, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, Qld, Australia 4001. E-mail: mk.smith@qut.edu.au The National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Ethical Guidelines on the...
  • September 23, 2016
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Belinda Reeve1 1 Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, F10 Eastern Avenue, Camperdown, NSW 2006, email: Belinda.reeve@sydney.edu.au Multinational food companies are a key “vector” for non-communicable disease, thanks to their role in manufacturing, selling, and promoting unhealthy foods and beverages....
  • September 23, 2016
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Michaela Okninski1 1University of Adelaide, Adelaide Law School Voluntary euthanasia is a controversial issue that has divided South Australian Parliament for over two decades now. While the issues contained within the euthanasia debate are vast, they can largely be reduced...
  • September 22, 2016
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Sam Boyle1 1 TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, s.boyle@law.uq.edu.au In order to investigate how courts and tribunals determine capacity, a case study was done in Queensland. The study compared capacity decisions by courts...
  • September 22, 2016
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