Search for dissertations about: "medical ethics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 swedish dissertations containing the words medical ethics.

  1. 1. Human Dignity A Study in Medical Ethics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sofia Morberg Jämterud; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Human dignity; Medical Ethics; Empirical Ethics; Narrative Analysis; Christian Ethics; Vulnerability; Autonomy; Responsibility; Mikhail Bakhtin; Palliative Care; Neonatal Care; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : Human dignity is an enunciated ethical principle in many societies, and it has elicited a great deal of interest, not least because it is central in health care. However, it has also been the subject of criticism. READ MORE

  2. 2. ETHICS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Ingela Krantz; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Herpes virus type 2; prostate cancer; measles; evidence-based medicine; casuistry; virtues; principlism; values; ethics; vaccination; Public health; screening; postpartum depression.;

    Abstract : Programmatic vaccination and screening are the reasons for this thesis. The practice of public health incorporating medicine’s cognitive contents along with contributions from other fields of human activities is basically a moral enterprise. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do-not-resuscitate orders Ethical aspects on decision making and communication among physicians, nurses, patients and relatives

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Rurik Löfmark; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allmän medicinsk utövning; medical training; General practice; futility; DNR orders; decision making; communication; physicians; nurses; patients; ethics; relatives; medicinsk utbildning;

    Abstract : The purpose was to describe ethical aspects on how do-not-resuscitate (DNR) deci-sions are made, established, and communicated between physicians, nurses, patients and relatives. A random sample of 220 physicians and nurses answered a questionnaire about their attitudes to and experiences of the making and communication of a DNR decision. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Substituted Judgment Standard. Studies on the Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Linus Broström; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Systematic philosophy; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; hypothetical consent; autonomy; incompetence; surrogate accuracy; surrogate decision making; substituted judgment; ethics; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Systematisk filosofi; etik; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : Patients who are incompetent need a surrogate decision maker to make treatment decisons on their behalf. One of the main ethical questions that arise in this context is what standard ought to govern such decision making. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ethical Issues in Cardiology Patients' views of information and decision-making

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Anders Ågård; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi; ideology; decision-making; information disclosure; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ethics; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Systematic philosophy; Cardiovascular system; interview; atypical chest pain; acute myocardial infarction; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; implantable cardioverter defibrillator; heart failure; patient-caregiver communication; patient preference; informed consent;

    Abstract : The over-riding aim of this thesis was to obtain a deeper understanding of the way patients with cardiac problems view both information related to their health and medical decisions and their role in decision-making processes. An important objective was to identify reasons why patients do not ask for or assimilate information or why they do not want or feel that they are able to influence medical decisions. READ MORE