Essays Tagged: "Informed consent"

Ethical Procedures and Guidelines Defining Pschycological Research

o inform subjects of the basic procedure that they will be agreeing to. This flows into the idea of informed consent.Informed consent means basically that the subject must be informed of the basic pro ... uld not be any variations from the agreed upon plan. Whenever there is a doubt about whether or not informed consent is necessary , an institution or expert in the area of the subjects should be consu ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Lawsuits against medical malpractices.

ommon these days. Medical malpractice is seen as medication errors, improper diagnosis, and lack of informed consent. These litigations involve suits against doctors, hospitals, nurses, and other heal ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Informed Consent among prisoners-Ethics

Professional Ethics Opinion #2Prisoners can give informed consent freely depending on the imprisonment they are serving. If they are imprisoned in a ... are serving. If they are imprisoned in a psychiatric facility, then they should not be able to give informed consent because they are not in the right mind to give the consent. However, if they were i ... r them not to. For this discussion, I will assume they are in the right defines informed consent as "Consent by a patient to a surgical or medical procedure or participation in a c ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"At long last the English courts now recognise and endorse patient autonomy" Discuss.

dical opinion."For consent to be valid there are three considerations; was the consent sufficiently informed? Was the patient competent to consent? Was the consent uncoerced?With regard to the amount ... pected to receive it was established in the case of Chatterton v. Gerson that "once that patient is informed in broad terms of the nature of the procedure which is intended, and gives her consent, tha ...

(11 pages) 170 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

There are some aspects of human behavior and mental processes that would not be ethical to study even if the participants freely consented to be studied.

5 key ethical issuesrevolving around human psychological research, including: Freedom from coercion,informed consent, limited deception, adequate debriefing, and confidentiality (Lahay, pg.48). Accord ... dying children. Even though parental consent may be giventhe child would not necessarily have to be informed of the study. An example might be astudy where a badly behaved child is seated next to a co ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Risk Management Project

Risk Management ProjectInformed consent is the legal concept that an individual has the right to make decisions affecting h ... gal concept that an individual has the right to make decisions affecting his or her well-being. The informed individual should have the information needed to understand the risks and potential benefit ... enefits that could result from their decisions. Georgia law protects the individual's right to give informed consent by requiring the disclosure of information by the individual to whom consent is giv ...

(7 pages) 215 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Statutory Rape.

e. Although the sex is not forced or coerced, the law says that young girls are incapable of giving informed consent, the act legally considered nonconsensual, but who defines this?Typically, the stat ...

(3 pages) 101 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Informed Consent in Canada

at health-care practitioners, including dentists, have an ethical and legal duty to ensure that the informed consent of patients is obtained prior to the provision of health-care treatment. Informed c ... icians and Surgeons of Ontario, "The patient's decision to consent to (or refuse) treatment must be informed; that is, the patient must receive information about the nature of the proposed treatment, ...

(7 pages) 71 0 4.6 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Paradigm case study -introduction and discussion

a state of constant change and in reciprocal interaction with the environment (Pearson et al. 1996).Informed consent was given verbally and issues concerning confidentiality were discussed, this is ma ...

(12 pages) 225 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Informed consent or doctor knows best? Legal issues in Nursing

Informed consent or doctor knows best?In nowadays world, legal issues form an integral part of socie ... at they should not give themselves to pressure done by others in doing actions which are not wanted.Informed consent in decision making has become an important aspect. In fact informed consent is when ... fore agreeing to give consent. Also, some acts legally cannot be carried out because of the lack of informed consent. (Wikipedia, 2007) When a person does not have the mental abilities to give consent ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Equality in health care

appeared to understand and began to undress her lower half of clothing. Gita never granted official informed consent for her internal examination.Charlie, not his real name, was attending an outpatien ... n/2001/ethnicity/scope.shtml 25th April 2002)Legal differences can arise for healthcare staff also. Informed consent is crucial to any examination or procedure and a language barrier can make this ext ...

(7 pages) 207 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ment, give it to her. We will explain the infertility later." When told that she would need to give informed consent to the radiation treatment and surgery, her father replies, "but she doesn't unders ... ot refuse the treatment. Although she is being treated in a country where autonomy is respected and informed consent is required as a condition for treatment, for Leah, exercising her autonomy by givi ...

(22 pages) 393 0 4.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Research in Ethics

on subjects who are grouped in a place, but might still not want to participate.Another idea is of informed consent, which means that possible research participants are fully informed of all the risk ... re possibly harmful then the person has the right to know. The person also has the right to make an informed decision. It would be unfair to expose a subject to either an environment or situation, tha ...

(2 pages) 81 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Five Ethical Principles for Research With Human Participants

in advance must be communicated to prospective research participants or their legal equivalent, and informed consent must be obtained (except in special cases approved by the IRB, such as research inv ... in special cases approved by the IRB, such as research involving a placebo control, in which fully informed consent compromises a scientifically required research design). Sometimes research presents ...

(5 pages) 204 0 4.3 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods

lowing essay answers three questions that I have chosen in an essay format1. Discuss the purpose of informed consent and confidentiality in counseling relationships. Discuss the legal restrictions to ... o whom counselors owe the ethical obligation of confidentiality, parental consent and legal rights, informed consent, and competency level of the minor. In addition, specific concerns may include the ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

AIDS and Ethical Treatment of Infected Patients

related to HIV/AIDS testing, treatment, and research. Key issues analyzed include confidentiality, informed consent, and end of life, research design, conflict of interest, vulnerable populations, an ... cy argue that disclosure of health care worker HIV infection is necessary to meet the obligation of informed consent. They also argue that the health care workers' obligations to act in patients' best ...

(16 pages) 67 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Nurse Accountability – Consent for Catheterisation, Professional Law and Ethics.

explanatory details towards Mrs Jones about what the procedure precisely entailed, and she was not informed of the risks or benefits. Therefore Mrs Jones was unable to ask any questions, or express a ... nt.Based on a case actually experienced by the author, this assignment considers how the concept of informed consent is articulated in nursing care, by exploring the legal, ethical and professional is ...

(15 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Guidelines for Advocacy

ers should not remain secret. The burden of responsibility is on the professional worker to provide informed consent so that clients have an understanding of what is to remain confidential, what will ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Ethical Standards for Research

safe against a possibility of injury, disability, or death.The client will need to sign a voluntary informed consent to participate in any research study. Direct benefits may not apply to the client, ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Issues in Psychological Psychology

ues associated with psychology testing are maintaining confidentiality, guarding test security, and informed consent.Maintaining confidentiality means that the psychologist must handle test results as ... 2007). Psychologists need to gain voluntary permission from the person before a test is conducted. Informed consent involves ongoing permission, but the person may retract permission at any time (Hog ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology