• Publications
  • Influence
Robot carers, ethics, and older people
  • T. Sorell, H. Draper
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • 1 September 2014
TLDR
This paper offers an ethical framework for the development of robots as home companions that are intended to address the isolation and reduced physical functioning of frail older people with capacity, especially those living alone in a noninstitutional setting. Expand
  • 81
  • 8
  • PDF
Telecare, Surveillance, and the Welfare State
In Europe, telecare is the use of remote monitoring technology to enable vulnerable people to live independently in their own homes. The technology includes electronic tags and sensors that transmitExpand
  • 58
  • 8
Healthcare workers' attitudes to working during pandemic influenza: a qualitative study
BackgroundHealthcare workers (HCWs) will play a key role in any response to pandemic influenza, and the UK healthcare system's ability to cope during an influenza pandemic will depend, to a largeExpand
  • 136
  • 6
  • PDF
Can a Service Robot Which Supports Independent Living of Older People Disobey a Command? The Views of Older People, Informal Carers and Professional Caregivers on the Acceptability of Robots
TLDR
Sustaining independent living for elderly people in their own homes is desirable for various reasons. Expand
  • 30
  • 5
  • PDF
Will the NHS continue to function in an influenza pandemic? a survey of healthcare workers in the West Midlands, UK
BackgroundIf UK healthcare services are to respond effectively to pandemic influenza, levels of absenteeism amongst healthcare workers (HCWs) must be minimised. Current estimates of the likelihoodExpand
  • 65
  • 4
  • PDF
Anorexia nervosa and respecting a refusal of life-prolonging therapy: a limited justification.
  • H. Draper
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Bioethics
  • 10 January 2000
People who suffer from eating disorders often have to be treated against their will, perhaps by being detained, perhaps by being forced to eat. In this paper it is argued that whilst forcingExpand
  • 58
  • 4
  • PDF
Medical students’ attitudes towards abortion: a UK study
Background: There is little research into medical students’ or doctors’ attitudes to abortion, yet knowing this is important, as policy makers should be aware of the views held by professionalsExpand
  • 30
  • 4
Guidelines for Inclusion of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Trial Protocols: The SPIRIT-PRO Extension
Importance Patient-reported outcome (PRO) data from clinical trials can provide valuable evidence to inform shared decision making, labeling claims, clinical guidelines, and health policy; however,Expand
  • 195
  • 3
  • PDF
A Systematic Review of the Prevalence and Associations of Limited Health Literacy in CKD.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The self-management and decision-making skills required to manage CKD successfully may be diminished in those with low health literacy. A 2012 review identified five papersExpand
  • 59
  • 3
Appropriate methodologies for empirical bioethics: it's all relative.
In this article we distinguish between philosophical bioethics (PB), descriptive policy orientated bioethics (DPOB) and normative policy oriented bioethics (NPOB). We argue that finding anExpand
  • 91
  • 3
...
1
2
3
4
5
...