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Responsibility in health care
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
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Moral challenges in managed care
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015-11-26)
Managed healthcare in South Africa is faced with complex moral challenges, where different stakeholders appeal to different ethics principles to guide decision-making. The traditional bio-medical ethics principles of ...
Identity, personhood and power : a critical analysis of the principle of respect for autonomy and the idea of informed consent, and their implementation in an androgynous and multicultural society
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Autonomy and informed consent are two interrelated concepts given much prominence in contemporary biomedical discourse. The word autonomy, from the Greek autos (self) and nomos (rule), originally referred ...
A decent minimum of health care in South Africa: a bioethical proposal
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
ENGLISH SUMMARY: In this thesis I identify some of the major challenges faced by the current health care system of South Africa. Thereafter conceptual analyses are done with regards to what is meant by a health care system ...
Biomediese verbetering : maakbaarheid of onttowering?
(Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2012-12)
This essay examines some of the most important ethical questions surrounding biomedical enhancement in the light of the question whether such enhancement does not specifically add to the disenchantment problematic in ...
Dare we rethink informed consent?
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
Current informed consent practices conform to the informed consent paradigm (ICP). Our intention is finally to promote patient autonomy through the provision of information intended to remove the information (i.e. power) ...
Ethical concerns in the debate about pediatric vaccinations, with special reference to MMR (Mumps, Measles and Rubella)
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines the ethical aspects of vaccination in children by focusing on vaccination against measles using the MMR vaccine. Applying a principlist ethical framework to the relevant medical ...
Die kompleksiteit van menswees in geneeskunde : 'n krities-filosofiese ondersoek
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The dehumanising of human beings which often underpins western medicine lead to this study. Moreover a predominant mechanistic and reductionist view of a human being necessitated a philosophical investigation ...
Moral perspectives on covert research
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-11-04)
The term ‘covert research’ refers to research on human subjects for which informed consent is not, and allegedly cannot, be solicited – not because of wilful negligence or the deliberate transgression of research ethics ...
Authenticity of informed consent in anaesthesia : ethical reflection on the dilemma of informed consent in anaesthesia
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University., 2020-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Informed consent is the process by which the treating health care provider discloses appropriate information to a competent patient so that the patient may make a voluntary choice to accept or refuse ...