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Moral entanglements : the ancillary-care obligations of medical researchers

Author: Henry S Richardson
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richardson's book is a defense of a position on a neglected topic in medical research ethics. Richardson points out that ethical regulations do not address one of the key dilemmas faced by medical researchers - whether or not they have obligations towards subjects who need care not directly related to the purpose of the study.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry S Richardson
ISBN: 9780199979196 0199979197 0195388933 9780195388930 9781283656764 1283656760 6613969265 9786613969262 0199874840 9780199874842
OCLC Number: 826068434
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface ; Chapter 1: Medical Researchers' Ancillary-Care Obligations: ; A Perplexing Issue ; Ancillary-Care Obligations and the Distinctive Ancillary-Care Obligation ; Chapter 2: Special Ancillary-Care Obligations: The Partial-Entrustment Model ; The Existing Lack of Guidance ; Scope: Partial Entrustment of Aspects of Health ; The Variable Strength of Ancillary-Care Claims ; Combining the Tests of Scope and Strength ; Controversy Surrounding the Scope Requirement ; Chapter 3: The Moral Basis of the Partial Entrustment ; A Range of Intimacies ; The Duty to Warn ; Autonomy-Centered Reasons for Privacy Rights ; Ancillary Duties of Care ; Why Those Accepting Privacy Waivers Take on Special Responsibilities ; How the Duty to Warn Blocks Maintaining a Tactful Silence ; How the Duty to Warn Indirectly Supports Tactful Engagement ; How the Duty of Tactful Engagement Provides a Focus for Beneficence ; Returning to the Context of Medical Research ; Potential Rival Accounts: Vulnerability and Threat Avoidance ; Chapter 4: Justice, Exploitation, and Ancillary Care ; Why Special Ancillary-Care Obligations Cannot Rest on Justice ; Will Providing Ancillary Care Conflict with Justice? ; Justice Reinforcing Ancillary-Care Claims ; Chapter 5: Limits on the Waiver of Ancillary-Care Obligations ; The Difficulty of Annulling Ancillary-Care Claims ; Moral Constraints on Soliciting Waivers of Ancillary-Care Claims ; Chapter 6: Gradations of Ancillary-Care Responsibility ; Within the Scope: Minimally, Clearly, or Centrally? ; Variations in the Expectable Depth of the Researcher-Participant Relationship ; Variation in Relative Cost ; Putting These Factors Together ; Conclusion ; Chapter 7: Issues for Further Exploration ; Needed Conceptual Work ; What Does It Mean To Provide Ancillary Care? ; Who Are the Researchers? ; Who Are <"Participants>"? ; What are some of the important boundaries of <"medical research>"? ; What if ancillary non-medical problems are encountered? ; Needed Empirical Work ; Chapter 8: Philosophical Implications and Practical Steps ; Philosophical Implications ; Practical Steps ; References ; Tables ; Table 1: General and Special Grounds of Ancillary-Care Obligations ; Table 2: Functions of Obtaining Informed Consent ; Figures ; Figure 1: The Partial-Entrustment Model's Two Tests ; Figure 2: The Elements Generating Privacy-Based Moral Entanglements ; Figure 3: Privacy-Based Moral Entanglements: Putting the Pieces Together ; Figure 4: Four Grades of Ancillary-Care Obligation for ART Provision ; Cases ; Advanced Cervical Cancer in a HIV-transmission Study ; Brain Scans ; Grimes v. the Kennedy Krieger Institute ; Juba ; Malaria Researchers and Schistosomiasis ; N's Seatmate's Pills ; Quinodyne ; The Massage Therapist and the Mole ; the Nepal Newborn Washing Study ; The Old Man and the Groceries ; The Participant's Feverish Child ; The Reporter and the Peasant ; The Tax Accountant and the Gambling Addict ; Transfusion for a Jehovah's Witness ; Welts
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Abstract:

Richardson's book is a defense of a position on a neglected topic in medical research ethics. Richardson points out that ethical regulations do not address one of the key dilemmas faced by medical researchers - whether or not they have obligations towards subjects who need care not directly related to the purpose of the study.

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Moral Entanglements repays close study and sets a fine example of the kind of work to which normative ethics should aspire: engaged, relevant, philosophically rich, and insightful. * Alex John Read more...

 
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