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The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine Serving Society or Serving the Patient? [electronic resource] :

  • Juth, Niklas. author. , Munthe, Christian. author.
  • 2012
The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine Serving Society or Serving the Patient? [electronic resource] :
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine[electronic resource] :Serving Society or Serving the Patient? / by Niklas Juth, Christian Munthe.
  • Author
    Juth, Niklas., author., Munthe, Christian., author.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    X, 182 p. : online resource.
  • Total State.
    International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine,1567-8008 ; 51
  • Contents Note
    Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 The Wilson and Jungner Criteria -- 1.2 Point and Plan -- 1.3 The Concept of Screening -- Chapter 2: Why Screening? -- 2.1 Screening, Treatment and Prevention: Preliminary Remarks -- 2.2 Health: Life and Well-being -- 2.2.1 Health and Counselling -- 2.2.2 The Good of People and of the Population -- 2.3 Autonomy -- 2.3.1 Respecting and Promoting Autonomy -- 2.3.2 Promoting Autonomy through Screening -- 2.4 Justice -- 2.5 Summary.-Chapter 3: Screening ??What, When and Whom? -- 3.1 Diseases and Groups -- 3.1.1 Prenatal Screening -- 3.1.2 Neonatal Screening -- 3.1.2.1 Reasons for Screening in the Neonatal Period -- 3.1.2.2 Neonatal Screening and Parental Informed Consent -- 3.1.2.3 Expanding Neonatal Screening ??How Far?.-3.1.3 Child and Adolescent Screening.-. 3.1.3.1 Stigmatisation.-3.1.3.2 The Child as Decision Maker.-3.1.4 Adult Screening -- 3.2 Testing and Analysis.-3.2.1 Safety.-3.2.2 Validity -- 3.2.3 Predictive Value -- 3.3 Treatments.-3.3.1 Abortion as Treatment.-3.3.2 Counselling as Treatment -- 3.4 Summary.-Chapter 4: Screening ??How? -- 4.1 Informed Consent.-4.2 Counselling -- 4.2.1 Genetic Counselling as a Template.-4.2.2 Expansion: Shared Decision Making -- 4.3 Funding and Participation -- 혻4.4 Summary.-Chapter 5: Case Studies -- 5.1 Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis.-5.2 Neonatal Screening for Fragile X -- 5.3 Mammography Screening.-5.4 PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer.-Chapter 6: Serving Society or Serving the Patient?.-6.1 Summary of the Analysis So far.-6.2 The Public Health ??Health Care Tension Area.-6.3 The Relevance of a Social Science Perspective.-6.4 An Institutional Approach to health-related Ethics: A Sketch.-6.5 Applying the Institutional Approach: Three Cases -- 6.5.1 Institutions, Functions and Ethics: Reproductive Care vs. Communicable Disease -- 6.5.2 Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing: The Limits of Context Relativity.-6.5.3 Screening and Justice: The Case Against Allocating Health Care Resources to Screening -- 6.6 Revisiting the Wilson and Jungner Criteria for Screening -- 6.7 Closing.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Medicine Philosophy.
    Public health.
    Medical ethics.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Theory of Medicine/Bioethics.
    Philosophy of Medicine.
    Public Health.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9789400720442
  • ISBN
    9789400720459
  • Language
    English