Merle P Spriggs

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethical questions must be considered for electronic health records
    Merle Spriggs
    Health Ethics and Policy, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 38:535-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Is pragmatism just an apology for unrestrained science?
    Merle Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Bioeth 8:39-41. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Consent in paediatric research: an evaluation of the guidance provided in the 2007 NHMRC National statement on ethical conduct in human research
    Merle P Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:360-2. 2008
  4. doi request reprint How will information about the genetic risk of mental disorders impact on stigma?
    Merle Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:214-20. 2008
  5. pmc Commodification of children again and non-disclosure preimplantation genetic diagnosis for Huntington's disease
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Childrens Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:538. 2004
  6. pmc Compulsory brain scans and genetic tests for boxers--or should boxing be banned?
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:515-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethics and the proposed treatment for a 13-year-old with atypical gender identity
    Merle P Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:319-21. 2004
  8. pmc Woman wants dead fiancé's baby: who owns a dead man's sperm
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, RCH, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:384-5; discussion 385. 2004
  9. pmc Canaries in the mines: children, risk, non-therapeutic research, and justice
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:176-81. 2004
  10. pmc Is conceiving a child to benefit another against the interests of the new child?
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 31:341-2; discussion 343. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Ethical questions must be considered for electronic health records
    Merle Spriggs
    Health Ethics and Policy, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 38:535-9. 2012
    ..The authors identify specific questions that need addressing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is pragmatism just an apology for unrestrained science?
    Merle Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Bioeth 8:39-41. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Consent in paediatric research: an evaluation of the guidance provided in the 2007 NHMRC National statement on ethical conduct in human research
    Merle P Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:360-2. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint How will information about the genetic risk of mental disorders impact on stigma?
    Merle Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:214-20. 2008
    ..To suggest ways of testing hypotheses about the impact that information on genetic risk may have on the social stigma of mental disorders and to analyse the implications of these hypotheses for genetic screening for mental disorders...
  5. pmc Commodification of children again and non-disclosure preimplantation genetic diagnosis for Huntington's disease
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Childrens Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:538. 2004
  6. pmc Compulsory brain scans and genetic tests for boxers--or should boxing be banned?
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:515-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethics and the proposed treatment for a 13-year-old with atypical gender identity
    Merle P Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:319-21. 2004
    ..The debate this case generated in the media reminds us that one of the essential tasks in ethics debates is to get our facts straight...
  8. pmc Woman wants dead fiancé's baby: who owns a dead man's sperm
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, RCH, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:384-5; discussion 385. 2004
    ..Another aspect of this case is that it illustrates the way in which ethics, law, and personal opinion can differ...
  9. pmc Canaries in the mines: children, risk, non-therapeutic research, and justice
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:176-81. 2004
    ..The author concludes by offering a strategy for researchers and reviewers of research to appreciate, in a vivid way, the implications of research participation...
  10. pmc Is conceiving a child to benefit another against the interests of the new child?
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 31:341-2; discussion 343. 2005
    ..There are also good reasons to argue that the technology should be used to save a sick child, and that it would be morally remiss for Jamie's parents not to consent to the use of his cord blood...
  11. pmc "Saviour siblings"
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Childrens Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 28:289. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc The Perruche judgment and the "right not to be born"
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Program, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Childrens Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 28:63-4. 2002
    ..Once again, only parents will be able to seek damages but some people think the ruling has been misinterpreted...
  13. pmc IVF mixup: white couple have black babies
    M Spriggs
    Royal Childrens Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Ethics 29:65. 2003
  14. pmc Genetically selected baby free of inherited predisposition to early-onset Alzheimer's disease
    M Spriggs
    Ethics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Childrens Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 28:290. 2002
    ....
  15. pmc The hexamethonium asthma study and the death of a normal volunteer in research
    J Savulescu
    Ethics Program, The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Med Ethics 28:3-4. 2002