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  1. Motivation is a crucial and widespread theme within medicine. From clinical to surgical scenarios, acquiescence in taking a pill or coming to a consultation is imperative for medical treatment to thrive. The “...

    Authors: Leonardo Augusto Negreiros Parente Capela Sampaio and José Ricardo de Carvalho Mesquita Ayres

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:14

    Content type: Research

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  2. The bioethical debates concerning living donation and surrogacy revolve around similar ethical questions and moral concepts. Nevertheless, the ethical discourses in both fields grew largely isolated from each ...

    Authors: Katharina Beier and Sabine Wöhlke

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:13

    Content type: Research

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  3. Every successful health care system should be based on some general humanistic ideals. However, the nationally organized health care systems of most European countries usually suffer from a deficiency in commo...

    Authors: Ante Kvesić, Kristina Galić and Mladenka Vukojević

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:12

    Content type: Review

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  4. There is longstanding consensus on the need to include pregnant women in research. The goal of clinical research is to find highly regulated, carefully controlled, morally responsible ways to generate evidence...

    Authors: Dan Kabonge Kaye

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:11

    Content type: Review

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  5. During the last three decades there has been a wave of interest in narrative and narrativity in the humanistic and the social sciences. This “narrative turn” has spilled over to medicine, where narrative medic...

    Authors: Rolf Ahlzén

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:9

    Content type: Review

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  6. Better memory, greater motivation and concentration lead to greater productivity, efficiency and performance, all of which are features that are highly valued in a modern society focused on productivity. In th...

    Authors: Tina Tomažič and Anita Kovačič Čelofiga

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. Healthcare is permeated by phenomena of vulnerability and their ethical significance. Nonetheless, application of this concept in healthcare ethics today is largely confined to clinical research. Approaches th...

    Authors: Joachim Boldt

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. Efficiency as quantified and promoted by cost-effectiveness analysis sometimes conflicts with equity and other ethical values, such as the “rule of rescue” or rights-based ethical values. We describe the utili...

    Authors: Elliot Marseille and James G. Kahn

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:5

    Content type: Research

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  9. Psychiatric disorders present distinct clinical challenges which are partly attributable to their multifactorial aetiology and the absence of laboratory tests that can be used to confirm diagnosis or predict r...

    Authors: A. C. Palk, S. Dalvie, J. de Vries, A. R. Martin and D. J. Stein

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:4

    Content type: Review

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  10. Previous empirical work among physicians has led us to propose that clinical practice is experienced by clinicians as an engagement-in-the-clinical-situation. In this study, we pursue our exploration of clinic...

    Authors: Michael Saraga, Donald Boudreau and Abraham Fuks

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. In an everyday private practice setting, regularly also existential topics will emerge from doctor-patient encounters. These are often questions of coping with life and lifestyle. To enable a thorough discussi...

    Authors: Gernot Rüter and Thomas Fröhlich

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  12. Use of humanities content in American medical education has been debated for well over 60 years. While many respected scholars and medical educators have purported the value of humanities content in medical tr...

    Authors: Mary E. Kollmer Horton

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2019 14:1

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. In an increasingly data-driven age of medicine, do companies that offer genetic testing directly to patients represent an important part of personalising care, or a dangerous threat to privacy? Should we celeb...

    Authors: Christian Michael Armstrong Holland, Edward Harry Arbe-Barnes, Euan Joseph McGivern and Ruairidh Mungo Connor Forgan

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:14

    Content type: Meeting report

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  14. This paper assesses possible reasons why Hermann J. Muller avoided peer-review of data that became the basis of his Nobel Prize award for producing gene mutations in male Drosophila by X-rays.

    Authors: Edward J Calabrese

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:15

    Content type: Review

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  15. The 2018 Varsity Medical Ethics debate convened upon the motion: “This house believes that the constant monitoring of our health does more harm than good”. This annual debate between students from the Universi...

    Authors: Chris Gilmartin, Edward H. Arbe-Barnes, Michael Diamond, Sasha Fretwell, Euan McGivern, Myrto Vlazaki and Limeng Zhu

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:12

    Content type: Meeting report

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  16. Neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero proposed the HEAVEN procedure – i.e. head anastomosis venture – several years ago, and has recently received approval from the relevant regulatory bodies to perform this body-head tra...

    Authors: Zaev D. Suskin and James J. Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:10

    Content type: Editorial

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  17. Edmund Pellegrino lamented that the cultural climate of the industrialized West had called the fundamental means and ends of medicine into question, leading him to propose a renewed reflection on medicine’s ba...

    Authors: Joel Michael Reynolds

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:8

    Content type: Research

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  18. Despite an expansive literature on communication in medicine, the role of language is dealt with mostly indirectly. Recently, narrative medicine has emerged as a strategy to improve doctor-patient communicatio...

    Authors: Berkeley Franz and John W. Murphy

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:5

    Content type: Research

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  19. Clinical ethics consultation (CEC), as an activity that may be provided by clinical ethics committees and consultants, is nowadays a well-established practice in North America. Although it has been increasingl...

    Authors: Alessandra Gasparetto, Ralf J. Jox and Mario Picozzi

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. Expertise has been a contentious concept in Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM). Especially in the early days of the movement, expertise was taken to be exactly what EBM was rebelling against—the authoritarian prono...

    Authors: Sarah Wieten

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:2

    Content type: Research

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  21. Today, thanks to biomedical technologies advances, some persons with fertility issues can conceive. Transgender persons benefit also from these advances and can not only actualize their self-identified sexual ...

    Authors: Agnès Condat, Nicolas Mendes, Véronique Drouineaud, Nouria Gründler, Chrystelle Lagrange, Colette Chiland, Jean-Philippe Wolf, François Ansermet and David Cohen

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2018 13:1

    Content type: Review

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  22. Ethical analyses of disorders of consciousness traditionally focus on residual awareness. Going one step further, this paper explores the potential ethical relevance of the unawareness retained by patients wit...

    Authors: Michele Farisco and Kathinka Evers

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:11

    Content type: Review

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  23. As suggested by Shook and Giordano, understanding and therefore addressing the urgent international governance issues around globalizing bio-medical/technology research and applications is limited by the perce...

    Authors: David S. Basser

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:9

    Content type: Research

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  24. This paper describes an episode in the life of the prominent plant radiation geneticist, Lewis J. Stadler (1897–1954) during which he became a target of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) concerning loy...

    Authors: Edward J. Calabrese

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:8

    Content type: Review

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  25. This article aims to contribute to a better conceptualization of pain and suffering by providing non-essential and non-naturalistic definitions of both phenomena. Contributions of classical evidence-based medi...

    Authors: Noelia Bueno-Gómez

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:7

    Content type: Research

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  26. Medical tourism, the practice of persons intentionally travelling across international boundaries to access medical care, has drawn increasing attention from researchers, particularly in relation to potential ...

    Authors: Krystyna Adams, Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks and Rory Johnston

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:4

    Content type: Research

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  27. Much of the fear and uncertainty around Zika epidemics stem from potential association between Zika virus (ZIKV) complications on infected pregnant women and risk of their babies being born with

    Authors: Ernest Tambo, Ghislaine Madjou, Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa, Oluwasogo A. Olalubi, Chryseis F. Chengho and Emad I.M. Khater

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  28. As a discipline, neuroethics addresses a range of questions and issues generated by basic neuroscientific research (inclusive of studies of putative neurobiological processes involved in moral and ethical cogn...

    Authors: Kira Becker, John R. Shook, Martina Darragh and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:1

    Content type: Editorial

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2017 12:2

  29. During a commercial surrogacy arrangement, the event of embryo transfer can be seen as the formal starting point of the arrangement. However, it is common for surrogates to undergo a failed attempt at pregnanc...

    Authors: Sayani Mitra and Silke Schicktanz

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:9

    Content type: Research

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  30. Neuroethics describes several interdisciplinary topics exploring the application and implications of engaging neuroscience in societal contexts. To explore this topic, we present Part 3 of a four-part bibliogr...

    Authors: Amanda Martin, Kira Becker, Martina Darragh and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:7

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. The 2015 Varsity Medical Ethics debate convened upon the motion: “This house believes nootropic drugs should be available under prescription”. This annual debate between students from the Universities of Oxfor...

    Authors: Emma Thorley, Isaac Kang, Stephanie D’Costa, Myrto Vlazaki, Olaoluwa Ayeko, Edward H. Arbe-Barnes and Casey B. Swerner

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:6

    Content type: Meeting report

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  32. It is almost universally accepted that traditional provider-patient relationships should be governed, at least in part, by the ethical principles set forth by Beauchamp and Childress (Beauchamp and Childress, ...

    Authors: Mark A. Graber and Olivia Bailey

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  33. Critical to conducting high quality research is the ability to attract and retain participants, especially for longitudinal studies. Understanding participant experiences and motivators or barriers to particip...

    Authors: Whitney Barnett, Kirsty Brittain, Katherine Sorsdahl, Heather J. Zar and Dan J. Stein

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2016 11:3

    Content type: Research

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