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A History and Theory of Informed Consent

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ISBN13: 9780195036862
ISBN: 0195036867
Published: May 1986
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £40.49



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A timely, authoritative discussion of an important clincial topic, this useful book outlines the history, function, nature and requirements of informed consent, focusing on patient autonomy as central to the concept. Primarily a philosophical analysis, the book also covers legal aspects, with chapters on disclosure, comprehension, and competence.

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Subjects:
Medical Law, Jurisprudence
Contents:
PART I: Foundations
1. Foundations in Moral Theory
2. Foundations in Legal Theory

PART II: A History of Informed Consent
3. Pronouncement and Practice in Clinical Medicine
4. Consent and the Courts: The Emergence of the Legal Doctrine
5. The Development of Consent Requirements in Research Ethics
6. The Evolution of Federal Policy Governing Human Research

PART III: A Theory of Informed Consent
7. The Concept of Autonomy
8. The Concepts of Informed Consent and Competence
9. Understanding
10. Coercion, Manipulation, and Persuasion ;