Peter H Schwartz
Affiliation: Indiana University
- Patient understanding of benefits, risks, and alternatives to screening colonoscopyPeter H Schwartz
Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46220, USA
Fam Med 45:83-9. 2013..These observations raise concerns about the quality of informed consent for screening colonoscopy...
- Silence about screeningPeter H Schwartz
Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Am J Bioeth 7:46-8. 2007
- The ethics of information: absolute risk reduction and patient understanding of screeningPeter H Schwartz
Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:867-70. 2008..Any initiative in this area should take such factors into account and should consider carefully how to apply the ethical principles of respect for autonomy and beneficence...
- Risk and diseasePeter H Schwartz
Center for Bioethics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Perspect Biol Med 51:320-34. 2008..For both philosophical and ethical reasons, however, the conditions should not be labeled as pathological. The tendency to reclassify risk factors as diseases is an important trend to examine and critique...
- Disclosure and rationality: comparative risk information and decision-making about preventionPeter H Schwartz
Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis IUPUI, 410 W 10th St, Suite 3100, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Theor Med Bioeth 30:199-213. 2009..The criticism of disclosing this sort of information to patients, I conclude, rests on a mistakenly narrow account of the goals of prevention and the nature of rational choice in medicine...
- Questioning the quantitative imperative: decision aids, prevention, and the ethics of disclosurePeter H Schwartz
Indiana University Center for Bioethics, USA
Hastings Cent Rep 41:30-9. 2011..That information should always be available to patients who expressly ask for it, but it should be part of standard disclosure only sometimes, and only for some patients. And even then, we need to think about how to offer it...