Browsing Center for Bioethics Core Faculty Scholarship by Title

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  • Schwartz, Peter H; Imperiale, Thomas F; Kloss, Holly N; Perkins, Susan M; Rawl, Susan M; Sachs, Greg A; Meslin, Eric M (Society for Medical Decision Making, 2010-10-25)
    Research in behavioral economics suggests that individuals facing complex decisions benefit from being given a “nudge” towards one option, especially in situations where making any choice, as opposed to none, is preferred. ...
  • Meslin, Eric M; Blasimme, Alessandro; Cambon-Thomsen, Anne (http://www.clintransmed.com/content/2/1/14, 2013-07-27)
    Translating the knowledge from biomedical science into clinical applications that help patients has been compared to crossing a valley of death because of the many issues that separate the bench from the bedside and threaten ...
  • Sidle, JE; Were, E; Wools-Kaloustian, K; Chuani, C; Salmon, K; Tierney, WM; Meslin, EM (University of California Press Caliber (Online service), 2006-06)
    International collaborators in biomedical sciences face ethical challenges in the design,review, and conduct of research. Challenges include differences in research ethics capacity, cultural differences in interpretation ...
  • Torke, Alexia M; Schwartz, Peter H; Holtz, Laura R; Montz, Kianna (2013-04)
    Importance Although there is a growing recognition that older adults and those with extensive comorbid conditions undergo cancer screening too frequently, there is little information about patients' perceptions regarding ...
  • Schwartz, Peter H; Edenberg, Elizabeth; Barrett, Patrick R; Perkins, Susan M; Meslin, Eric M; Imperiale, Thomas F (2013-02)
    BACKGROUND: While several tests and strategies are recommended for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, studies suggest that primary care providers often recommend colonoscopy without providing information about its risks ...
  • Vreeman, Rachel C; Nyandiko, Winstone M; Meslin, Eric M (Regents of the University of California, 2009-03)
    Multinational collaborators in health research face particular ethical challenges when conducting studies involving vulnerable populations such as children. We use an example from our first attempt to implement pediatric ...
  • Croft, Daniel; Jay, Stephen J; Meslin, Eric M; Gaffney, Margaret M; Odell, Jere D (2012-09)
    As the modern medical system becomes increasingly complex, a debate has arisen over the place of advocacy efforts within the medical profession. The authors argue that advocacy can help physicians fulfill their social ...
  • Girod, Jennifer; Drabiak, Katherine (Indiana University, 2008)
  • Schwartz, Peter H (2011-03)
    Patients should not always receive hard data about the risks and benefits of a medical intervention. That information should always be available to patients who expressly ask for it, but it should be part of standard ...
  • Schwartz, Peter H (2014)
    I argue that ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the tumor most commonly diagnosed by breast mammography, cannot be confidently classified as cancer, i.e. as pathological. This is because there may not be dysfunction present ...
  • Gaffney, Margaret M. (2009-10-12)
    The lecture, sponsored by the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, outlines the history of physician participation in torture, identifies professional, international and military codes that are relevant to ...
  • Meslin, Eric M; Schwartz, Peter H (Cambridge University Press, http://www.cambridge.org/9780521744416, 2010)
    Most people do not know there are different kinds of medical studies; some are conducted on people who already have a disease or medical condition, and others are performed on healthy volunteers who want to help science ...
  • Evans, BJ; Flockhart, DA (Food & Drug Law Journal, 2006)
    Various proposals have been advanced in response to recent problems with the safety of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs. Many call for incremental change, such as new safety oversight bodies or minor ...
  • Schwartz, Peter H (The American Journal of Bioethics: AJOB, 2009-04)
    Personal genomic screening, especially when marketed direct-to-consumers, threatens to worsen the inefficient use of healthcare resources that Burger and Kass discuss in the case of unproven screening tests. The information ...
  • Meslin, EM (2006-02-06)
    First lecture in a series: International Research Ethics. February 3, 2006.
  • Evans, BJ (Food & Drug Law Journal, 2006)
    Genetically targeted drug and biologic therapies promise a new era of personalized medicine, but there has been frustration with how slowly these therapies are moving from concept to actual clinical application. Various ...

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