History and Theory of Informed Consent

History and Theory of Informed Consent

by Ruth R. Faden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195036867

ISBN-13: 9780195036862

Pub. Date: 02/28/1986

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195036862
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1986
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
1,079,972
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of 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

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