Malcolm H Parker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Defending the indefensible? Psychiatry, assisted suicide and human freedom
    Malcolm Parker
    Mayne Medical School, 288 Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:485-97. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint "Forced sterilisation": clarifying and challenging intuitions and models
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 20:512-27. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Overstating values: medical facts, diverse values, bioethics and values-based medicine
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland School of Medicine, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Bioethics 27:97-104. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A fair dinkum duty of open disclosure following medical error
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 20:35-43. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Teaching medical ethics and law
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 19:444-53. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of specialty on attitudes of Australian medical practitioners to end-of-life decisions
    Malcolm H Parker
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 188:450-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The "pyramid of professionalism": seven years of experience with an integrated program of teaching, developing, and assessing professionalism among medical students
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Acad Med 83:733-41. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Dealing with "rogue" medical students: we need a nationally consistent approach based on "case law"
    Malcolm H Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:626-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Two concepts of empirical ethics
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Bioethics 23:202-13. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Four decades of complaints to a State Medical Board about graduates from one medical school: implications for change in self-regulation processes
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland
    J Law Med 17:493-501. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Defending the indefensible? Psychiatry, assisted suicide and human freedom
    Malcolm Parker
    Mayne Medical School, 288 Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:485-97. 2013
    ..I conclude that psychiatrists and the psychiatry profession, concerned as they are with enlarging the province of human freedom, should begin a more transparent rapprochement with those they would repel. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint "Forced sterilisation": clarifying and challenging intuitions and models
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 20:512-27. 2013
    ..It is intended as a critical, conceptual contribution to the current debates concerning "forced sterilisation"...
  3. doi request reprint Overstating values: medical facts, diverse values, bioethics and values-based medicine
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland School of Medicine, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Bioethics 27:97-104. 2013
    ..Bioethical reasoning can expose strategies that attempt to reduce authentic values to scientific facts, illustrating that VBM provides no advantage over bioethics in delineating the connections between facts and values in medicine...
  4. ncbi request reprint A fair dinkum duty of open disclosure following medical error
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 20:35-43. 2012
    ..The National Open Disclosure Standard should be revised to encourage and support full disclosure and genuine apology. If these processes fail, statutory reform should be considered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Teaching medical ethics and law
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 19:444-53. 2012
    ..Questions like the one addressed here will help inform future deliberations concerning minimal requirements for teaching medical ethics...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of specialty on attitudes of Australian medical practitioners to end-of-life decisions
    Malcolm H Parker
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 188:450-6. 2008
    ..To compare attitudes and practices of Australian medical practitioners, by specialty, to a range of medical decisions at the end of life...
  7. doi request reprint The "pyramid of professionalism": seven years of experience with an integrated program of teaching, developing, and assessing professionalism among medical students
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Acad Med 83:733-41. 2008
    ..Students who persist in behaving unprofessionally or in seriously unacceptable ways have failed academically on professionalism grounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dealing with "rogue" medical students: we need a nationally consistent approach based on "case law"
    Malcolm H Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:626-8. 2008
    ..A nationally consistent approach to the management of poorly behaved students within the academic program is vital in the interests of equity across programs and protection of the public...
  9. doi request reprint Two concepts of empirical ethics
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Bioethics 23:202-13. 2009
    ..The examples of informed consent and the euthanasia debate are used to illustrate the superiority of this approach, and the problems consequent on including the facts in the wrong kind of way...
  10. ncbi request reprint Four decades of complaints to a State Medical Board about graduates from one medical school: implications for change in self-regulation processes
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland
    J Law Med 17:493-501. 2010
    ..Improved tracking and appropriate reeducation and disciplinary measures will assist in better protecting the public under the new national registration arrangements...
  11. ncbi request reprint Normative lessons: codes of conduct, self-regulation and the law
    Malcolm H Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:658-60. 2010
    ..Professional codes are not opportunities for reflection, consideration and debate, but are outcomes of these activities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Futile choices: Wooing doctors to acknowledge the law in Queensland
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland
    J Law Med 18:32-7. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint The difficult problem: assessing medical students' professional attitudes and behaviour
    Malcolm H Parker
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:662-4. 2010
    ..This report summarises the presentations, discussion themes and outcomes of the National Forum: Assessment of Professional Behaviour of Medical Students held in Brisbane on 5 March 2010...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medical merchants: conflict of interest, office product sales and notifiable conduct
    Malcolm H Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:34-7. 2011
    ..Doctors who have a reasonable belief that a colleague is failing to comply with these conditions could consider notifying the Medical Board of Australia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Embracing the new professionalism: self-regulation, mandatory reporting and their discontents
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 18:456-66. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Not so great expectations: why we should accept and respect hopelessness and futility
    Malcolm Parker
    University of Queensland
    J Law Med 19:36-42. 2011
    ..It suggests that in each field there are risks that arise from premature and/or excessive accentuation of the positive, and neglect of the presence and importance of what is conventionally regarded as the negative...
  17. ncbi request reprint Irrationality, evidence-based medicine and the standard of care
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland
    J Law Med 15:383-93. 2007
    ..There is greater continuity than is usually granted, throughout the three phases, of the standard's reliance on current best evidence and opinion. This is more easily seen with the advent of evidence-based medicine...
  18. ncbi request reprint Two steps forward, one step back: advance care planning, Australian regulatory frameworks and the Australian Medical Association
    M Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 37:637-43. 2007
    ..The policy therefore threatens the patient self-determination, which it endorses, and places doctors who participate in advance care planning at legal risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chinese dragon or toothless tiger? Regulating the professional competence of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Law Med 10:285-95. 2003
    ..If CAM systems, which purport to offer alternatives to science-based medicine, are regulated through conventional instruments, they may well be relinquishing the very identities which set them apart...
  20. ncbi request reprint The regulation of complementary health: sacrificing integrity?
    Malcolm H Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD
    Med J Aust 179:316-8. 2003
    ..As scientific evidence accumulates, these modalities are likely to lose their identities as "alternative" and become assimilated into Western medicine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Judging capacity: paternalism and the risk-related standard
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland
    J Law Med 11:482-91. 2004
    ..It argues that a risk-related standard is incoherent, that a rigorously applied procedural standard will minimise paternalistic medical interventions, and that this should be reflected in the law...
  22. pmc Response to Orr and Siegler--collective intentionality and procreative desires: the permissible view on consent to posthumous conception
    M Parker
    Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:389-92. 2004
    ..The account illustrates how our current obsession with individual rights and autonomy can be self-defeating and repressive...
  23. ncbi request reprint Medicalizing meaning: demoralization syndrome and the desire to die
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:765-73. 2004
    ..To critically analyse the proposed new psychiatric condition, demoralization syndrome, and the implications drawn by its proponents for the clinical-ethical status of requests by terminally ill patients for assistance to die...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risky business: medicine and postmodernism
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston 4006, Queensland, Australia
    N Z Bioeth J 3:28-32. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint End games: euthanasia under interminable scrutiny
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Rd, Herson Qld 4006, Australia
    Bioethics 19:523-36. 2005
    ..I argue that this is a normative strategy, which is felicitous to the status quo and further medicalises the end of life, but which masquerades as a value-neutral assertion about needing more knowledge...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing professionalism: theory and practice*
    Malcolm Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    Med Teach 28:399-403. 2006
    ..These theoretical positions are illustrated by a recent case of academic failure based on inadequate attitudes and behaviours...
  27. ncbi request reprint Medical school selection criteria and the prediction of academic performance
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:349-54. 2008
    ..To assess how well prior academic performance, admission tests, and interviews predict academic performance in a graduate medical school...
  28. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning and end of life decision making
    Colleen M Cartwright
    Academic Unit, Geratric Medicine, Univeristy of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
    Aust Fam Physician 33:815-9. 2004
    ..Legislatures have passed statutes that recognise the necessity for both substitute decision making and the declaration in advance of wishes relating to health care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medicine, psychiatry and euthanasia: an argument against mandatory psychiatric review
    M Parker
    Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:318-24. 2000
    ..The paper critically appraises the argument that requests for active assistance to die should be subject to mandatory psychiatric assessment...
  30. ncbi request reprint False dichotomies: EBM, clinical freedom, and the art of medicine
    M Parker
    School of Medicine UQ, Herston Rd, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Med Humanit 31:23-30. 2005
    ..The art and science of medicine are more conceptually and practically connected than the defenders of clinical freedom, whatever they conceive that to be, are willing to admit...
  31. ncbi request reprint Eugenics or empowered choice? Community issues arising from prenatal testing
    Malcolm H Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 42:10-4. 2002
    ..The community must improve its understanding of the experiences of those who manage disability, and continue to debate the issues of discrimination, selective genetic prevention and enhancement, reproductive freedom, and eugenics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Monitoring doctors' clinical competence: a Queensland focus
    M Parker
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Law Med 9:105-14. 2001
    ..Both the community and leading voices within the profession are demanding greater commitment to a self-regulation culture that is more transparent and has sharper teeth...
  33. ncbi request reprint Failed sterilisations and the unwanted child: a new medicolegal minefield?
    Malcolm H Parker
    Med J Aust 180:540; author reply 540. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Ethics and evidence-based medicine
    Malcolm H Parker
    Med J Aust 176:138-9; author reply 139. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Entry tests for graduate medical programs: is it time to re-think?
    Malcolm H Parker
    Med J Aust 187:255; author reply 255. 2007