David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 6 (2):161-182 (1996)
: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that HIV testing be routinely offered to certain patients in hospitals with a high prevalence of HIV infection and on all pregnant women. The CDC does not, however, offer implementation level guidelines for obtaining informed consent. We provide a moral justification for requiring informed consent for HIV testing and propose guidelines for securing such consent. In particular we argue that genuine informed consent can be secured without elaborate counseling, such as that currently used at Counseling and Testing Sites, provided that sufficient written notice is given to the patients before testing and that they are specifically asked for permission
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Harold W. Jaffe (2009). Increasing Knowledge of Hiv Infection Status Through Opt-Out Testing. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 6 (2):229-233.
Michael Waxman, Roland Merchant, M. Celada & Melissa Clark (2011). Perspectives on the Ethical Concerns and Justifications of the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV Testing Recommendations. BMC Medical Ethics 12 (1):24-.
Thaddeus Metz (2005). The Ethics of Routine HIV Testing: A Respect-Based Analysis. South African Journal on Human Rights 21 (3):370-405.
Shaun D. Pattinson (2009). Consent and Informational Responsibility. Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (3):176-179.
Russell Armstrong (2008). Mandatory Hiv Testing in Pregnancy: Is There Ever a Time? Developing World Bioethics 8 (1):1–10.
Katherine Gehringer (2003). Informed Consent: Hospitals Must Obtain Informed Consent Prior to Drug Testing Pregnant Patients. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 31 (3):455-457.
Sofia Gruskin, Shahira Ahmed & Laura Ferguson (2008). Provider-Initiated Hiv Testing and Counseling in Health Facilities – What Does This Mean for the Health and Human Rights of Pregnant Women? Developing World Bioethics 8 (1):23–32.
P. de Zulueta & M. Boulton (2007). Routine Antenatal HIV Testing: The Responses and Perceptions of Pregnant Women and the Viability of Informed Consent. A Qualitative Study. Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (6):329-336.
Matthew K. Wynia (2006). Routine Screening: Informed Consent, Stigma and the Waning of HIV Exceptionalism. American Journal of Bioethics 6 (4):5 – 8.
David J. Mayo, Frank S. Rhame & Martin Gunderson (1996). Routine HIV Testing of Hospital Patients and Pregnant Women: Informed Consent in the Real World. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 6 (2):161-182.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads9 ( #163,492 of 1,099,914 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #304,017 of 1,099,914 )
How can I increase my downloads?