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Ethics and Epidemiology By Edited by Steven S. Coughlin

Ethics and Epidemiology
by Edited by Steven S. Coughlin

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An account of the moral problems that often confront epidemiologists that includes both theoretical and practical issues. The topics covered include informed consent, privacy and confidentiality protection and the balancing of risks and benefits.
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Ethics and Epidemiology by Edited by Steven S. Coughlin

Written by epidemiologists, ethicists and legal scholars, this book providres an in-depth account of the moral problems that often confront epidemiolgists, including both theoretical and practical issues. The topics covered include informed consent, privacy and confidentiality protection, the balancing of risks and benefits, ethical issues in the study of vulnerable populations, the institutional review board system, and professional education.the solid, up-to-date analyses of these issues will be very helpful to epidemiologists in their practice, research and teaching. They encompass the latest developments in the field and include detailed bibliographies.

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Ethics and Epidemiology Reviews


"Epidemiologists, public health researchers, bioethicists, and health policymakers will value the insight this book provides into the ethical dilemmas faced in epidemiological research."--Issues in Law and Medicine
"This book is a useful and much needed addition to the epidemiologist's bookshelf....The practical orientation of this book and its accessible format and language give it great potential for having a positive impact in our field."--Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal
Reviewed in Journal of the American Medical Association
"A carefully and clearly reasoned discussion....Excellent"--The New England Journal of Medicine


"Epidemiologists, public health researchers, bioethicists, and health policymakers will value the insight this book provides into the ethical dilemmas faced in epidemiological research."--Issues in Law and Medicine
"This book is a useful and much needed addition to the epidemiologist's bookshelf....The practical orientation of this book and its accessible format and language give it great potential for having a positive impact in our field."--Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal
Reviewed in Journal of the American Medical Association
"A carefully and clearly reasoned discussion....Excellent"--The New England Journal of Medicine

"Epidemiologists, public health researchers, bioethicists, and health policymakers will value the insight this book provides into the ethical dilemmas faced in epidemiological research."--Issues in Law and Medicine
"This book is a useful and much needed addition to the epidemiologist's bookshelf....The practical orientation of this book and its accessible format and language give it great potential for having a positive impact in our field."--Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal
Reviewed in Journal of the American Medical Association
"A carefully and clearly reasoned discussion....Excellent"--The New England Journal of Medicine


"Epidemiologists, public health researchers, bioethicists, and health policymakers will value the insight this book provides into the ethical dilemmas faced in epidemiological research."--Issues in Law and Medicine


"This book is a useful and much needed addition to the epidemiologist's bookshelf....The practical orientation of this book and its accessible format and language give it great potential for having a positive impact in our field."--Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal


Reviewed in Journal of the American Medical Association


"A carefully and clearly reasoned discussion....Excellent"--The New England Journal of Medicine


About Edited by Steven S. Coughlin



Steven S. Coughlin, M.P.H., Ph.D., received graduate degrees from San Diego State University and Johns Hopkins University. He is currently Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Program in Public Health Ethics at Tulane University. He is eEditor of Ethics in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, a member of the editorial board of Epidemiology, and Associate Editor of the American Journal of Epidemiology. His main interests are in professional ethics in epidemiology and the prevention and control of chronic diseases.
Tom L. Beauchamp, Ph.D., received graduate degrees from Yale University and Johns Hopkins University. He is presently Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. He is the author of Philosophical Ethics and co-author of Principles of Biomedical Ethics, A History and Theory of Informed Consent, and Medical Ethics. Also, he is one of three general editors of the critical edition of the philosophical works of David Hume. His main interests in philosophy are in ethical theory, professional ethics, and the history of modern philosophy.

Table of Contents


PART I: FOUNDATIONS; 1. Historical Foundations; 2. Moral Foundations; 3. Professional Standards of Conduct for Epidemiologists; 4. Epistemology and Ethics in Epidemiology; PART II: INFORMED CONSENT, PRIVACY, AND CONFIDENTIALITY; 5. Legal and Ethical Considerations for Securing Consent to Eppidemiologic Research in the United States; 6. Confidentiality and Privacy Protection in Epidemiologic Research; PART III: BALANCING RISKS AND BENEFITS; 7. Ethically Optimized Study Designs in Epidemiology; 8. Ethical Issues in the Design and Copnduct of Community-Based Intervention Studies; 9. Ethical Issues in the Interaction with Subjects and Disclosure of Results; PART IV: THE STUDY OF VULNERABLE POPULATIONS; 10. Ethical Issues in Epidemiologic Research with Children; 11. The Ethics of Epidemiologic Research with Older Populations; 12. Ethics and Epidemiology in the Age of AIDS; PART V: THE REGULATORY CONTEXT AND PROFESSIONAL; 13. The Institutional Review Board; 14. Scientific Misconduct in Epidemiologic Research; 15. Toward an Ethics Curriculum in Epidemiology

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GOR009676055
Ethics and Epidemiology by Edited by Steven S. Coughlin
Edited by Steven S. Coughlin
Used - Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press Inc
1996-07-04
312
0195102428
9780195102420
N/A
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