Author pages are created from data sourced from our academic publisher partnerships and public sources.
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 large… Expand
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 likelihood… Expand
Anorexia nervosa and respecting a refusal of life-prolonging therapy: a limited justification.
- H. Draper
- Medicine, Psychology
- 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 forcing… Expand
Limited health literacy in advanced kidney disease.
Limited health literacy may reduce the ability of patients with advanced kidney disease to understand their disease and treatment and take part in shared decision making. In dialysis and transplant… Expand
Telecare, remote monitoring and care.
Telecare is often regarded as a win/win solution to the growing problem of meeting the care needs of an ageing population. In this paper we call attention to some of the ways in which telecare is not… Expand
Men's involvement in antenatal care and labour: rethinking a medical model.
In the UK, putative fathers are encouraged to be involved in antenatal and maternal health care, in the belief that involving men as early as possible lays the foundation for better, more involved… Expand
A Systematic Review of Ebola Treatment Trials to Assess the Extent to Which They Adhere to Ethical Guidelines
Background Objective: To determine to what extent each trial met criteria specified in three research frameworks for ethical trial conduct. Design: Systematic review and narrative analysis Methods… Expand
A qualitative study of the use of the four quadrant approach to assist ethical decision-making during deployment
Aim The aim of the study was to explore how useful clinicians deployed to the Field Hospital in Afghanistan found using the four quadrant approach (4QA) as a tool to aid ethical decision-making. In… Expand
Patients' Responsibilities in Medical Ethics
Patients have not been entirely ignored in medical ethics. There has been a shift from the general presumption that 'doctor knows best' to a heightened respect for patient autonomy. Medical ethics… Expand
Inconsistencies in Quality of Life Data Collection in Clinical Trials: A Potential Source of Bias? Interviews with Research Nurses and Trialists
Background Patient-reported outcomes (PROs), such as health-related quality of life (HRQL) are increasingly used to evaluate treatment effectiveness in clinical trials, are valued by patients, and… Expand