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Lay Concepts in Informed Consent to Biomedical Research: The Capacity to Understand and Appreciate Risk
  • A. Iltis
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Bioethics
  • 10 July 2006
Persons generally must give their informed consent to participate in research. To provide informed consent persons must be given information regarding the study in simple, lay language. Consent mustExpand
End-of-life: the traditional Christian view
The Christian pursuit of eternal life through repentance has implications for how health care technology should be used at the end of life. Although there is no obligation always to postpone death,Expand
Health Care Voluntourism: Addressing Ethical Concerns of Undergraduate Student Participation in Global Health Volunteer Work
  • D. McCall, A. Iltis
  • Medicine
  • HEC forum : an interdisciplinary journal on…
  • 31 July 2014
The popularity and availability of global health experiences has increased, with organizations helping groups plan service trips and companies specializing in “voluntourism,” health careExpand
Addressing risks to advance mental health research.
IMPORTANCE Risk communication and management are essential to the ethical conduct of research, yet addressing risks may be time consuming for investigators and institutional review boards may rejectExpand
Payments to normal healthy volunteers in phase 1 trials: avoiding undue influence while distributing fairly the burdens of research participation.
  • A. Iltis
  • Business, Medicine
  • The Journal of medicine and philosophy
  • 1 February 2009
Clinical investigators must engage in just subject recruitment and selection and avoid unduly influencing research participation. There may be tension between the practice of keeping payments toExpand
Global Health Needs and the Short-Term Medical Volunteer: Ethical Considerations
Through many conversations with health professionals throughout the United States on such matters, I have come to a clear realization. Those who write and talk about the dream of global health equityExpand
Introduction: Vulnerability in Biomedical Research
  • A. Iltis
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
  • 1 February 2009
These hypothetical studies would examine different scientific questions using different types of participants. Yet all of these studies would likely enroll at least some individuals who might beExpand
Organ Donation, Brain Death and the Family: Valid Informed Consent
  • A. Iltis
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
  • 1 June 2015
In July 2013, parents in Ohio objected to their 21-year-old son becoming an organ donor. Elijah Smith was involved in an accident and pronounced dead using neurological criteria. The organExpand
Unproven stem cell–based interventions and achieving a compromise policy among the multiple stakeholders
BackgroundIn 2004, patient advocate groups were major players in helping pass and implement significant public policy and funding initiatives in stem cells and regenerative medicine. In the followingExpand
Expertise, Ethics Expertise, and Clinical Ethics Consultation: Achieving Terminological Clarity.
  • A. Iltis, M. Sheehan
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of medicine and philosophy
  • 1 August 2016
The language of ethics expertise has become particularly important in bioethics in light of efforts to establish the value of the clinical ethics consultation (CEC), to specify who is qualified toExpand
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