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    Diagnostic Self-Testing: Autonomous Choices and Relational Responsibilities.Alan J. Kearns, Dónal P. O'mathúna & P. Anne Scott - 2010 - Bioethics 24 (4):199-207.
    Diagnostic self-testing devices are being developed for many illnesses, chronic diseases and infections. These will be used in hospitals, at point-of-care facilities and at home. Designed to allow earlier detection of diseases, self-testing diagnostic devices may improve disease prevention, slow the progression of disease and facilitate better treatment outcomes. These devices have the potential to benefit both the individual and society by enabling individuals to take a more proactive role in the maintenance of their health and by helping society improve (...)
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    Patient Autonomy and Choice in Healthcare: Self-Testing Devices as a Case in Point.Anna-Marie Greaney, Dónal P. O'Mathúna & P. Anne Scott - 2012 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 15 (4):383-395.
    This paper aims to critique the phenomenon of advanced patient autonomy and choice in healthcare within the specific context of self-testing devices. A growing number of self-testing medical devices are currently available for home use. The premise underpinning many of these devices is that they assist individuals to be more autonomous in the assessment and management of their health. Increased patient autonomy is assumed to be a good thing. We take issue with this assumption and argue that self-testing provides a (...)
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    A Critical Evaluation of the Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Touch.Dónal P. O'Mathúna, Steven Pryjmachuk, Wayne Spencer, Michael Stanwick & Stephen Matthiesen - 2002 - Nursing Philosophy 3 (2):163-176.
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    Genetic Technology, Enhancement, and Christian Values.Dónal P. O'Mathúna - 2002 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 2 (2):277-295.
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