duty to warn

Summary

Summary: A health professional's obligation to breach patient CONFIDENTIALITY to warn third parties of the danger of their being assaulted or of contracting a serious infection.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Confidence matters: the rise and fall of informational autonomy in medical law
    Paula Case
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Med Law Rev 11:208-36. 2003
  2. ncbi Confidentiality and HIV: ethical issues in the care of patients with HIV
    Damian Warburton
    Faculty of Law, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16 1QY
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 66:525-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Some legal and ethical implications for the medical profession
    Karunakaran Mathiharan
    Institute of Legal Medicine, New No 53 Fifth Street, Padmanaba Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
    Issues Med Ethics 10:79-82. 2002
  4. ncbi The "duty to warn" a patient's family members about hereditary disease risks
    Kenneth Offit
    Clinical Genetics Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 292:1469-73. 2004
  5. ncbi Inherited medullary thyroid cancer and the duty to warn: revisiting Pate v. Threlkel in light of HIPAA
    M Sara Rosenthal
    Program for Bioethics and Patients Rights, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0086, USA
    Thyroid 15:140-5. 2005
  6. pmc Environmental health research on hazards in the home and the duty to warn
    David B Resnik
    National Instituteof Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Bioethics 22:209-17. 2008
  7. pmc Should healthcare providers have a duty to warn family members of individuals with an HNPCC-causing mutation? A survey of patients from the Ontario Familial Colon Cancer Registry
    Kelly Kohut
    J Med Genet 44:404-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Dangerous patients: an exception to the federal psychotherapist-patient privilege
    Huston Combs
    University of Kentucky, USA
    KY Law J 91:457-76. 2002
  9. ncbi Policy needs regarding the duty to protect in epidemiological research with high-risk populations
    David R Buchanan
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Community Health Education, 306 Arnold House, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Public Health Policy 27:293-308. 2006
  10. ncbi Legal issues in residential treatment
    Brooke R Whitted
    Whitted and Cleary, LLC, 3000 Dundee Road, Suite 303, Northbrook, IL 60062 2422, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 13:295-307. 2004

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  1. ncbi Confidence matters: the rise and fall of informational autonomy in medical law
    Paula Case
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Med Law Rev 11:208-36. 2003
  2. ncbi Confidentiality and HIV: ethical issues in the care of patients with HIV
    Damian Warburton
    Faculty of Law, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16 1QY
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 66:525-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Some legal and ethical implications for the medical profession
    Karunakaran Mathiharan
    Institute of Legal Medicine, New No 53 Fifth Street, Padmanaba Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
    Issues Med Ethics 10:79-82. 2002
  4. ncbi The "duty to warn" a patient's family members about hereditary disease risks
    Kenneth Offit
    Clinical Genetics Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 292:1469-73. 2004
    ..A duty to warn relatives about risks due to some infectious agents has been assumed by state and local health agencies, and ..
  5. ncbi Inherited medullary thyroid cancer and the duty to warn: revisiting Pate v. Threlkel in light of HIPAA
    M Sara Rosenthal
    Program for Bioethics and Patients Rights, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0086, USA
    Thyroid 15:140-5. 2005
    ..The "duty to warn," reinforced by the courts in the legal case of Pate v...
  6. pmc Environmental health research on hazards in the home and the duty to warn
    David B Resnik
    National Instituteof Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Bioethics 22:209-17. 2008
    ..This article describes the ethical and legal basis for a duty to warn research subjects and occupants about hazards in the home and explores the extent of this duty...
  7. pmc Should healthcare providers have a duty to warn family members of individuals with an HNPCC-causing mutation? A survey of patients from the Ontario Familial Colon Cancer Registry
    Kelly Kohut
    J Med Genet 44:404-7. 2007
    ..Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) is a genetic predisposition to colorectal and certain other cancers. Effective screening that can prevent colorectal cancer is an important incentive for genetic testing...
  8. ncbi Dangerous patients: an exception to the federal psychotherapist-patient privilege
    Huston Combs
    University of Kentucky, USA
    KY Law J 91:457-76. 2002
  9. ncbi Policy needs regarding the duty to protect in epidemiological research with high-risk populations
    David R Buchanan
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Community Health Education, 306 Arnold House, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Public Health Policy 27:293-308. 2006
    ..The author reviews and discusses implications for informed consent and IRB review...
  10. ncbi Legal issues in residential treatment
    Brooke R Whitted
    Whitted and Cleary, LLC, 3000 Dundee Road, Suite 303, Northbrook, IL 60062 2422, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 13:295-307. 2004
    ..Overall, the purpose of this article was to acquaint the reader with relevant legal concepts involved in opening, operating, and maintaining a specialized residential facility for children...
  11. ncbi Confidentiality and the duty to warn of possible harm
    Cavin P Leeman
    Am J Psychiatry 161:583; author reply 583. 2004
  12. ncbi Back to the past in California: a temporary retreat to a Tarasoff duty to warn
    Robert Weinstock
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:523-8. 2006
    ..the matter two years later, the California Supreme Court, in the landmark second Tarasoff decision, changed the duty to warn to a duty to protect potential victims, with warning as only one of the options for discharging that duty...
  13. ncbi Confidentiality in health care: conflicting legal and ethical issues
    Maureen Beech
    Somerset Primary Care Trust, Bridgwater, Somerset
    Nurs Stand 21:42-6. 2007
    ..The author explains that nurses should be familiar with their professional code of conduct and keep up to date with any changes in the law to understand when it might be justified to override the duty of confidentiality...
  14. ncbi Should caregivers be compelled to disclose patients' HIV infection to the patients' sex partners without consent?
    Babafemi Odunsi
    Faculty of Law, Department of Business Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Stud Fam Plann 38:297-306. 2007
    ..The question of whether doctors should be legally empowered to breach the confidence of patients to protect the patients' sexual partners is discussed here with reference to the existing laws of Canada, the United States, and Nigeria...
  15. ncbi Xenotransplantation: consent, public health and charter issues
    T A Caulfield
    Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, Canada
    Med Law Int 5:81-99. 2001
    ..Effective surveillance programs will require novel approaches to consent and the enactment of specific public health laws...
  16. ncbi Divergent ethical perspectives on the duty-to-warn principle with HIV patients
    Steven K Huprich
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, P O Box 97334, Waco, TX 76798 7334, USA
    Ethics Behav 13:263-78. 2003
    ..It is concluded that although such analysis is valuable in aiding the therapist in his or her decision-making process, no clear professional standard for the management of the problem is evident...
  17. ncbi Inverted Tarasoff
    Jacob Margolin
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:71-3. 2007
  18. ncbi Legal concerns in psychosomatic medicine
    Rebecca W Brendel
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, WAC 812, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 30:663-76. 2007
    ..Finally, the psychiatric consultant should make use of consultation when complex issues emerge at the interface of psychiatry and law...
  19. ncbi Autonomy, informed consent, and genetic testing: an uneasy tension
    Rebekah Hamilton
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Nurs Law 9:7-17. 2003
  20. ncbi Lawful disclosure of confidential information
    Bridgit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan
    Br J Nurs 14:984-5. 2005
    ..This article considers what those lawfully justified situations cover. The main justifications for disclosure include: consent of the patient; the interests of the patient; court order; statutory requirement; and public interest...
  21. ncbi How infectious diseases got left out--and what this omission might have meant for bioethics
    Leslie P Francis
    Division of Medical Ethics, Salt Lake City, UT 84143, USA
    Bioethics 19:307-22. 2005
    ..We conclude by applying this reunderstanding of agency to the examples of informed consent and distributive justice in health care...
  22. ncbi Treating infidelity: clinical and ethical directions
    Douglas K Snyder
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1453-65. 2005
    ..Finally, we discuss therapists' need to concretely articulate their values that influence treatment of infidelity...
  23. ncbi Violent fantasy, dangerousness, and the duty to warn and protect
    David M Gellerman
    Mental Health Consultation Liaision Sevice, Sacramento VA Medical Center, CA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:484-95. 2005
    ..the circumstances in which the revelation of violent fantasies to a mental health professional may trigger a duty to warn or protect third parties...
  24. ncbi Ethical issues in the conduct of longitudinal studies of addiction treatment
    Christy K Scott
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S91-S101. 2005
    ..and information disclosure, (3) relationship boundaries between study participants and research staff, (4) duty to warn/report responsibilities, (5) questions of autonomy and privacy, (6) issues related to compensation for research ..
  25. ncbi The legal and ethical fiction of "pure" confidentiality
    James G Hodge
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:21-2; discussion W32-4. 2006
  26. ncbi Medical confidentiality and protection of third party interests
    Elaine Gibson
    Dalhousie Law School
    Am J Bioeth 6:23-5; discussion W32-4. 2006
  27. ncbi Qualifying confidentiality obligations
    John D Banja
    Emory University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:28-9; discussion W32-4. 2006
  28. ncbi The consequences of qualified confidentiality
    Christopher Robertson
    Harvard Law School, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:31-2; discussion W32-4. 2006
  29. ncbi The duty to rescue and the limits of confidentiality
    Michael Boylan
    Marymount University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:32-4; discussion W32-4. 2006
  30. ncbi Confidentiality in professional medical ethics
    Robert Baker
    Alden March Bioethics Institute
    Am J Bioeth 6:39-41; discussion W32-4. 2006
  31. ncbi Commentary: no place to hide
    Sameer P Sarkar
    Broadmoor Hospital, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 7EG, UK
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:96-8. 2004
  32. ncbi Psychotherapy as law enforcement
    Paul B Herbert
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:91-5. 2004
    ..convicted of crimes by virtue of actions by their psychiatrists or psychotherapists purportedly based on the duty to warn. One recent case has featured surreptitious evidence-gathering by a psychiatrist, the latest progeny of Tarasoff...
  33. ncbi Shopping for a transplant: when noncompliant patients seek wait listing at multiple hospitals
    Katrina A Bramstedt
    Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Prog Transplant 14:217-21. 2004
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  34. ncbi Disclosing the HIV status of deceased persons - ethical and legal implications
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 97:920, 922-3. 2007
  35. ncbi Genetic privacy
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Annu Rev Med 54:393-407. 2003
    ..Beliefs in genetic determinacy explain some of the heightened concern about genetic privacy. Discussion of the debate over genetic testing within families illustrates the most recent response to genetic privacy concerns...
  36. ncbi The family covenant and genetic testing
    D J Doukas
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Bioeth 1:3-10. 2001
    ..The family covenant promotes a fuller discussion of the competing ethical claims that may come to bear after genetic test results are received...
  37. ncbi The duty to protect
    Gary Chaimowitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 47:suppl 1-5. 2002
  38. ncbi Genetic information and the family: are we our brother's keeper?
    Bartha Maria Knoppers
    Faculty of Law, CRDP, University of Montreal, CP 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Trends Biotechnol 20:85-6. 2002
    ..Founded on the principle of mutuality, this last position will revolutionize not only the physician-patient relationship but also the modern, nuclear family...
  39. ncbi Tarasoff at thirty: victim's knowledge shrinks the psychotherapist's duty to warn and protect
    Brian Ginsberg
    J Contemp Health Law Policy 21:1-35. 2004
  40. ncbi Preventing tragedy: balancing physicians' ethical obligations to patients and the public
    Emily E Anderson
    American Medical Association, 515 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:S38-42. 2007
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  41. pmc Common sense and common consent in communicable disease surveillance
    L Turnberg
    Public Health Laboratory Service, House of Lords, London, UK
    J Med Ethics 29:27-9. 2003
    ..This problem will be overcome only when the public can have sufficient trust in safeguards that are in place to protect their safety and confidentiality so that these important activities can be pursued without specific informed consent...
  42. ncbi Tightropes and tragedies: 25 years of Tarasoff
    Chris Jones
    Norvic Clinic, Norwich NR7 OHT
    Med Sci Law 43:13-22. 2003
    ..Twenty-five years on it seems appropriate to revisit the case itself, and its impact on contemporary psychiatric practice. English law has yet to impose a similar duty, but two leading cases raising similar issues are also described...
  43. ncbi The case of H.S.: the ethics of reporting alcohol dependence in a bus driver
    David E Karol
    Case Western Reserve University, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:267-73. 2007
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  44. ncbi Privilege in the Federal Courts: should there be a "dangerous patient exception"?
    Paul S Appelbaum
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:714-6. 2008
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  45. ncbi Moral justification for Tarasoff-type warnings and breach of confidentiality: a clinician's perspective
    T G Gutheil
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Behav Sci Law 19:345-53. 2001
    ..The dilemma presented by the original Tarasoff fact situation is re-examined. The author stresses the need for individualized responses to the risks posed by patients...
  46. ncbi HIV. To tell or not to tell
    Berkeley Rice
    Med Econ 80:35-8. 2003
  47. ncbi Research misconduct, retraction, and cleansing the medical literature: lessons from the Poehlman case
    Harold C Sox
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:609-13. 2006
    ..Publication of faked data diverts this search. The scientific community has a duty to warn people to ignore an article containing faked data and must try to prevent inadvertent citation of it...
  48. ncbi Ethical, social and legal implications of genetic testing in liver disease
    Dirk J van Leeuwen
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Hepatology 43:1195-201. 2006
    ..A new principle, "the duty to warn," is emerging that has applications specific to genetic testing and may conflict with the duty to maintain ..
  49. ncbi Pharmacists' liability into the year 2000
    N J Lynn
    Health Law Department of Holleb and Coff, Chicago, Ill 60603 5896, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 38:747-52; quiz 753-4. 1998
    ..To educate the pharmacy community regarding areas of potential liability arising from the pharmacist's role in the changing health care delivery system...
  50. ncbi Imminent suicide: the illusion of short-term prediction
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:296-301. 2006
    ..It is also a legal term of art embedded in civil commitment statutes; duty to warn and protect statutes and case law, usually under the rubric of dangerousness; and in seclusion and restraint ..
  51. ncbi From Hippocrates to HIPAA: privacy and confidentiality in emergency medicine--Part II: Challenges in the emergency department
    John C Moskop
    Department of Medical Humanities, The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Bioethics Center, University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:60-7. 2005
    ..The article then examines confidentiality issues in the ED, including protecting medical records, the duty to warn, reportable conditions, telephone inquiries, media requests, communication among health care professionals, ..
  52. pmc Reporting of gunshot wounds by doctors in emergency departments: a duty or a right? Some legal and ethical issues surrounding breaking patient confidentiality
    A Frampton
    Emergency Department, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:84-6. 2005
    ..Finally, the issue of whether physicians do, or should, have a duty to warn when they feel that their patient may be dangerous will be discussed.
  53. pmc Research on environmental health interventions: ethical problems and solutions
    David B Resnik
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, P O Box 12233, Mail Drop NH 06, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Account Res 12:69-101. 2005
    ..asthma study to discuss questions concerning benefits and risks, risk minimization, safety monitoring, the duty to warn, the duty to report, the use of control groups, informed consent, equitable subject selection, privacy, ..
  54. ncbi Mental health risk assessment - a guide for GPs
    Sivasankaran Balaratnasingam
    Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service, the School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Community, Culture and Mental Health Unit, University of Western Australia, Fremantle Hospital, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:366-9. 2011
    ..Competing interests of managing patient wishes, consideration of duty to warn others and invoking the Mental Health Act while practising in a medicolegally accountable manner can be ..
  55. ncbi Guidelines for disclosing genetic information to family members: from development to use
    Béatrice Godard
    Programmes de bioethique, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, H3C 3J7, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Fam Cancer 5:103-16. 2006
    ..This duty to warn a patient's relative is also supported by some professional and policy organizations that have addressed the ..
  56. ncbi Ethical obligations and counseling challenges in cancer genetics
    Wylie Burke
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 356120, 1959 NE Pacific, Room A204, Seattle, WA 98195 7120, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:185-91. 2006
    ..cases to explore the issues associated with shared family risk, including competing concerns of family members, duty to warn relatives of genetic risk, and testing of children and other relatives...
  57. ncbi Ethical and legal aspects of cancer genetic testing
    Kenneth Offit
    Clinical Genetics Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Oncol 34:435-43. 2007
    ..These issues include the possible "duty to warn" relatives of inherited cancer risk, the appropriateness of testing of children and embryos, equity of access ..
  58. ncbi Commentary: so the pendulum swings--making sense of the duty to protect
    Patrick K Fox
    Whiting Forensic Division, Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:474-8. 2010
    ..The threshold for the duty to warn or protect often rests precariously beside the criteria permitting an exception to confidentiality, placing the ..
  59. ncbi The genetic testing of children for cancer susceptibility: ethical, legal, and social issues
    A F Patenaude
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Behav Sci Law 14:393-410. 1996
    ..Legal issues and practical considerations are examined involving a duty to warn family members about genetic susceptibility and to recontact previously-tested individuals as knowledge ..
  60. ncbi Ethicolegal aspects of cancer genetics
    Kenneth Offit
    Clinical Genetics Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cancer Treat Res 155:1-14. 2010
    ..These include issues such as appropriate testing of children and embryos, the "duty to warn" relatives about familial risk, reproductive genetic testing, the risk of genetic discrimination, and equitable ..
  61. ncbi Controversies and ethical issues in cancer-genetics clinics
    Marion Harris
    Genetic Health Services Victoria, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 6:301-10. 2005
    ..important issues include informed consent, autonomy, confidentiality, justice, disclosure and non-disclosure, duty to warn, genetic discrimination, predictive genetic testing of children, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, and ..
  62. ncbi Ethical issues in cancer genetics: I 1) whose information is it?
    Katherine A Schneider
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, SM331, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Genet Couns 15:491-503. 2006
    ..e. duty to warn). We also provide a summary of consensus points and additional discussion questions for each case.
  63. ncbi Privilege and confidentiality in 12-step self-help programs. Believing the promises could be hazardous to an addict's freedom
    Phyllis Coleman
    Nova Southeastern University, USA
    J Leg Med 26:435-74. 2005
  64. ncbi Medical and legal professionals' attitudes towards confidentiality and disclosure of clinical information in forensic settings: a survey using case vignettes
    Marie Charlotte Brüggen
    University Centre of Legal Medicine of Geneva and Lausanne, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Sci Law 53:132-48. 2013
    ..We were interested in how medical and legal professionals handle such situations in the context of prison medicine and forensic evaluations. We aimed to explore the motives behind their actions and to compare these professional groups...
  65. ncbi Ethical dilemmas related to predictions and warnings of impending natural disaster
    Kai Lit Phua
    Associate Professor, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Sunway Campus, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Selangor, Malaysia
    Am J Disaster Med 8:243-52. 2013
    ..Social justice within a particular country is promoted through greater postdisaster aid allocation to the less privileged...
  66. ncbi Adolescent sexual activity and cancer risk: physicians' duty to inform?
    Gwendolyn P Quinn
    Cancer Prevention and Control Division, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 30:1827-31. 2014
    ..In this commentary we suggest physicians have a duty to warn parents and adolescents that OPCs may be transmitted through oral sex, which is often perceived as not ..
  67. ncbi 'He was like a zombie': off-label prescription of antipsychotic drugs in dementia
    Rosie Harding
    1 University of Birmingham
    Med Law Rev 21:243-77. 2013
    ..It is argued that the practice of off-label prescribing requires regulatory intervention in order to protect vulnerable patients...
  68. ncbi Communicating risks after exposure has ended: former workers' perspectives on PCBs
    Kaori Fujishiro
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Pkwy R 15 Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    New Solut 23:347-67. 2013
    ..A long-term relationship between workers and researchers would provide opportunities to cultivate better understanding of the hazard and facilitate the process of worker notification. ..
  69. ncbi Decisions of psychiatric nurses about duty to warn, compulsory hospitalization, and competence of patients
    Mine Sehiralti
    Department of History of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Nurs Ethics 20:41-50. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate the decisions of psychiatric nurses regarding their duty to warn third parties about the dangerousness of the patient, the need for compulsory hospitalization, and the ..
  70. ncbi Social and ethical implications of BRCA testing
    A Surbone
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, New York University Medical School, 550 First Avenue, BCD 556, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Oncol 22:i60-6. 2011
    ..Physicians' duty to warn 'at risk' relatives can be an ethical quandary, yet confidentiality is key to the patient-doctor relationship...
  71. pmc Direct contact in inviting high-risk members of hereditary colon cancer families to genetic counselling and DNA testing
    K Aktan-Collan
    J Med Genet 44:732-8. 2007
    ..With cancer prevention as the ultimate goal, the study was aimed at investigating attitudes towards and psychosocial consequences of this novel strategy...
  72. ncbi The mandibular ramus donor site
    Barbara Woodhouse
    Aust Dent J 51:351; author reply 351. 2006
  73. ncbi The duty to warn and clinical ethics: legal and ethical aspects of confidentiality and HIV/AIDS
    Christian Säfken
    HEC Forum 19:313-26. 2007
  74. ncbi Issues in medical malpractice XXII
    S Y Tan
    John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
    Hawaii Med J 67:110-1. 2008
  75. ncbi The decline of judicial deference to medical opinion in medical negligence litigation in Malaysia
    Puteri Nemie J Kassim
    Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia
    Med Law 27:307-24. 2008
    ..The implications of the Federal Court ruling will also be discussed...
  76. ncbi Issues in medical malpractice XXVII
    S Y Tan
    John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
    Hawaii Med J 67:250-1. 2008
  77. ncbi Facilitated disclosure versus clinical accommodation of infidelity secrets: an early pivot point in couple therapy. Part 1: couple relationship ethics, pragmatics, and attachment
    Mark H Butler
    School of Family Life, Marriage and Family Therapy, 262 TLRB, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:125-43. 2009
    ..We conclude that facilitating voluntary disclosure of infidelity, although difficult and demanding, represents the most ethical action with the best prospects for renewed and vital attachment intimacy...
  78. ncbi Life after Riegel: a fresh look at medical device preemption one year after Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc
    Gregory J Wartman
    Saul Ewing LLP, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Food Drug Law J 64:291-311. 2009
    ..This classification of claims provides insights into the strategies employed by plaintiffs to distinguish Riegel or side-step the ruling altogether and how courts have received these efforts...
  79. ncbi Tarasoff duties in prisons: community standards with certain twists
    Emil R Pinta
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA
    Psychiatr Q 81:177-82. 2010
    ..A caveat is that no Tarasoff statutes can be relied upon to offer tort protection to correctional clinicians until they have been tested in appellate courts...
  80. ncbi Commentary: Tarasoff duties arising from a forensic independent medical examination
    Thomas G Gutheil
    6 Wellman Street, Brookline MA 02446, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:57-60. 2010
    ..This article analyzes that question and provides suggestions for how to respond to a perceived duty...
  81. ncbi Patient autonomy and relatives' right to know genetic information
    Roy Gilbar
    School of Law, Netanya Academic College, Israel
    Med Law 26:677-97. 2007
    ..This will provide a more flexible and workable alternative for doctors to resolve familial tensions over access to genetic information...
  82. ncbi Legal considerations in the child psychiatric emergency department
    Frank G Fortunati
    Division of Law and Psychiatry, Connecticut Mental Health Center, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:745-61. 2003
    ..hospitalization), and at the end of an evaluation (mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse and duty to warn or protect third parties from harm)...
  83. ncbi Assessing and managing violence risk in outpatient settings
    R K Otto
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    J Clin Psychol 56:1239-62. 2000
    ....
  84. ncbi Tarasoff warnings resulting in criminal charges: two case reports
    Jeffrey R Weiner
    University of California at San Francisco, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:239-41. 2003
  85. ncbi Lethal sex: conditions of disclosure in counseling sexually active clients with HIV
    Elliot D Cohen
    Int J Appl Philos 17:253-65. 2003
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  86. ncbi Sexually transmitted disease: a private matter?
    Jayne D Rivas
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Manhattan Service Division, New York, New York, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:1351-2, 1355. 2002
  87. ncbi A curse to last 10,000 years. A nuclear-waste dump needs a 'keep out' sign with a long half-life
    James M Pethokoukis
    US News World Rep 133:51. 2002
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    Deborah Zion
    Department of Medicine, Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Australia
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    BMJ 337:a1679. 2008
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    Mary Anne Bobinski
    Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, 1822 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1, Canada
    Clin Liver Dis 14:105-17; ix. 2010
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    The University of Chicago, USA
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    Vermont Department of Corrections, Springfield, VT 05156, USA
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Research Grants8

  1. The Presumptive Case against Returning Individual Results in Biobanking Research
    JEREMY RAY GARRETT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..that might underwrite such a duty - non-maleficence, respect for persons, beneficence, reciprocity, and the duty to warn or rescue...
  2. BEYOND STIGMA--INTERPRETING GENETIC DIFFERENCE
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. EVALUATING USE OF GENETIC INFORMATION: A MODEL PROCESS
    Wylie Burke; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..5. To conduct an evaluation of the model process within a large health care system. ..
  4. Prophylactic Mastectomy: The Patient Experience
    ANDREA PATENAUDE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Future research may assess utility of this material for women considering PM and for health care providers. Data from the project will inform hypothesis formation for future studies of PM. ..
  5. Advancing the Race Dialog: Genes, Forensics & Medicine
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Genetics, Genomic Research, and Consent: Attitudes of Pediatric Cancer Survivors
    ANDREA PATENAUDE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. EMERGING ISSUES IN CRIMINAL FORENSIC GENETICS
    PAMELA L SANKAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..While potentially useful to law enforcement, this technology could fundamentally alter the role of genetics in law enforcement and negatively influence public trust in genetics generally. ..