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The Imperative of technology in healthcare Section 2.6 of HSC 4008 Spring 2008 Jeff Ludy
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What Callahan is about Sixth chapter… Research made directly on humans is an expected part of science. For all practical purposes medicine is the active part of human research - every patient is a unique expression of physiology, pathophysiology, and convenience when it comes to becoming a test subject. Can clinical progress move forward without some element of human research? If not, then what level of human research are we “comfortable” with?
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Separation between self and patient Giving responsibility over to the patient isn’t as easy as we think it is. Man is a tool user and a rule maker - we can’t do anything without a plan! It has taken time to come up with a progressive scientific approach to handling the patient’s need to know and our need to make thing happen as we feel they should (aka “the plan”).
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Patient Provider Relationships Paternalistic model I know what’s good for you! Informative model The sage on the stage helps the patient make their decision Interpretive model The consultant/advisor Deliberative model The teacher and friend
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Informed Consent A person's voluntary agreement, based upon adequate knowledge and understanding of relevant information, to participate in research. Informed consent also refers to the process of information exchange between researcher and participant prior to participation in research. The information to be conveyed to the participant is factual information, including an assessment of the risks of participation, specific elements required by Federal regulations, a description of the procedures that will be performed, and the persons responsible. The information conveyed by the participant to the researcher is an indication of his or her comprehension of the process, the voluntary nature of participation, and understanding of his or her rights, including the right to withdraw. Informed consent is a document, signed by participants in research studies prior to commencement of the study. The form is presented to and signed by the participant, who should have a chance to ask questions regarding the research prior to the commencement of the study.
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Can you say informed consent? Full knowledge of and consent to a particular form of
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHI 4004 taught by Professor Ludy during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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