Samia A Hurst

Summary

Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Assisted suicide and euthanasia in Switzerland: allowing a role for non-physicians
    Samia A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    BMJ 326:271-3. 2003
  2. pmc How physicians face ethical difficulties: a qualitative analysis
    S A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Ethics 31:7-14. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The ethics of palliative care and euthanasia: exploring common values
    Samia A Hurst
    Bioethics Institute, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Palliat Med 20:107-12. 2006
  4. pmc Physicians' views on resource availability and equity in four European health care systems
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:137. 2007
  5. pmc A question of method. The ethics of managing conflicts of interest
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland
    EMBO Rep 9:119-23. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Vulnerability in research and health care; describing the elephant in the room?
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland
    Bioethics 22:191-202. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Ethics consultation: what does it serve?]
    S A Hurst
    Institut d éthique biomédicale, CMU, 1211 Geneve 4
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2195, 2197-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Just care: should doctors give priority to patients of low socioeconomic status?
    S A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Centre Medical Universitaire, Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 35:7-11. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint [In search of a good death]
    S Hurst
    Institut de bioéthique, Villa Thury 8 CMU I, rue Michel Servet, 1211 Geneve 4
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1522-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [A single health insurance fund...]
    S A Hurst
    Institut d éthique biomédicale, CMU, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:630-1. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Assisted suicide and euthanasia in Switzerland: allowing a role for non-physicians
    Samia A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    BMJ 326:271-3. 2003
  2. pmc How physicians face ethical difficulties: a qualitative analysis
    S A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Ethics 31:7-14. 2005
    ..Being aware of these potentially conflicting goals may help physicians to resolve ethical difficulties more effectively. This awareness should also contribute to informing the practice of ethics consultation...
  3. ncbi request reprint The ethics of palliative care and euthanasia: exploring common values
    Samia A Hurst
    Bioethics Institute, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Palliat Med 20:107-12. 2006
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  4. pmc Physicians' views on resource availability and equity in four European health care systems
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:137. 2007
    ..The perception of physicians, who witness the effects of these strategies, may provide useful insights regarding the impact of system-wide priority setting on access to care...
  5. pmc A question of method. The ethics of managing conflicts of interest
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland
    EMBO Rep 9:119-23. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Vulnerability in research and health care; describing the elephant in the room?
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland
    Bioethics 22:191-202. 2008
    ..Such a clarification could help those who carry responsibility for the protection of vulnerable populations, such as Institutional Review Boards, to define the sort of protection required in a more targeted and effective manner...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Ethics consultation: what does it serve?]
    S A Hurst
    Institut d éthique biomédicale, CMU, 1211 Geneve 4
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2195, 2197-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Just care: should doctors give priority to patients of low socioeconomic status?
    S A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Centre Medical Universitaire, Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 35:7-11. 2009
    ..Crucially, however, we protect both equal health and equal regard by treating all alike: priority to low status would promote the first somewhat, but at the expense of sacrificing the second...
  9. ncbi request reprint [In search of a good death]
    S Hurst
    Institut de bioéthique, Villa Thury 8 CMU I, rue Michel Servet, 1211 Geneve 4
    Rev Med Suisse 1:1522-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [A single health insurance fund...]
    S A Hurst
    Institut d éthique biomédicale, CMU, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:630-1. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responses to resource constraints
    Samia A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:639-44. 2005
    ..This study explores the strategies and rationales reported by physicians in situations of resource constraints encountered in practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Selective contracting of Swiss physicians: ethical issues and open questions
    Samia A Hurst
    Bioethics Research and Teaching Unit, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:632-9. 2004
    ..This approach yields a number of open questions that need to be further addressed if this proposed reform is to be implemented without diminishing the fairness of health care financing and delivery in Switzerland...
  13. ncbi request reprint When patients refuse assessment of decision-making capacity: how should clinicians respond?
    Samia A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1757-60. 2004
    ..The basis of this possibility, however, points to several obligations for clinicians before such a situation can be said to exist...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physicians' access to ethics support services in four European countries
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Care Anal 15:321-35. 2007
    ..Such support services may also need to be more proactive in making their help available...
  15. ncbi request reprint A framework for rationing by clinical judgment
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 17:247-66. 2007
    ..The process could be monitored for its applicability and appropriateness...
  16. doi request reprint Including patients in resuscitation decisions in Switzerland: from doing more to doing better
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 39:158-65. 2013
    ..Decisions regarding Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders remain demanding, as does including patients in the process...
  17. doi request reprint Why physicians ought to lie for their patients
    Nicolas Tavaglione
    Institut d éthique biomédicale, Faculté deMédecine, CMU, 1 rue Michel Servet, CH 1211 Geneve 4, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Am J Bioeth 12:4-12. 2012
    ..Hence, the objections are inconclusive. Gaming is sometimes justified, and may even be required in the name of beneficence...
  18. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physician bedside rationing: data from Europe
    Samia A Hurst
    Bioethics Institute, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1138-43. 2006
    ..Bedside rationing by physicians is controversial. The debate, however, is clouded by lack of information regarding the extent and character of bedside rationing...
  19. doi request reprint Clinical indication as an ethical appraisal: the example of imaging before middle ear surgery
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 72:138-43; discussion 144. 2010
    ..Asking whether imaging is indicated before middle ear surgery requires us to examine the question of indication more generally...
  20. pmc Ethical difficulties in clinical practice: experiences of European doctors
    S A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethic, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, and General Internal Medicine Service, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 33:51-7. 2007
    ..Currently, insufficient attention has been focused on the experiences of doctors who have faced ethical difficulties in these countries to provide an evidence base for the development of these services...
  21. ncbi request reprint Indecent coverage? Protecting the goals of health insurance from the impact of co-payments
    Samia A Hurst
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, USA
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 15:107-13. 2006
  22. doi request reprint Standing on more than one leg: interdisciplinarity's balancing acts
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland
    Am J Bioeth 8:50-1. 2008
  23. doi request reprint Should ethics consultants help clinicians face scarcity in their practice?
    S A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Geneva MedicalSchool, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 34:241-6. 2008
    ..Though these situations are unlikely to be among the most frequently referred to ethics support services, ethics consultants should be prepared to address them...
  24. doi request reprint Pluripotent stem cells as new drugs? The example of Parkinson's disease
    Olivier Preynat-Seauve
    Department of Genetic and Laboratory Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Pharm 381:113-21. 2009
    ..This review summarizes and discusses the important challenges that actually must be solved before the first studies of PSC transplantation can be undertaken into humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint De-clustering national and international inequality
    Samia A Hurst
    Geneva University Medical School
    Am J Bioeth 7:24-5; discussion W1-2. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint "Agreed boundaries": are we asking the right question?
    Samia A Hurst
    Arch Intern Med 166:126-7. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Community permission for medical research in developing countries
    Dapa A Diallo
    Department of Hematology, Malaria Research and Training Center, Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Mali
    Clin Infect Dis 41:255-9. 2005
    ..Far from competing with the individual informed consent process, the process of obtaining community permission both initiated and facilitated the process of disclosure for individual informed consent...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of abortion by doctors and medical students in Cameroon
    Ambroise Wonkam
    Lancet 369:1999. 2007