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    Appropriate Methodologies for Empirical Bioethics: It's All Relative.Jonathan Ives & Heather Draper - 2009 - Bioethics 23 (4):249-258.
    In this article we distinguish between philosophical bioethics (PB), descriptive policy orientated bioethics (DPOB) and normative policy oriented bioethics (NPOB). We argue that finding an appropriate methodology for combining empirical data and moral theory depends on what the aims of the research endeavour are, and that, for the most part, this combination is only required for NPOB. After briefly discussing the debate around the is/ought problem, and suggesting that both sides of this debate are misunderstanding one another (i.e. one side (...)
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    Telecare, Surveillance, and the Welfare State.Tom Sorell & Heather Draper - 2012 - American Journal of Bioethics 12 (9):36-44.
    In Europe, telecare is the use of remote monitoring technology to enable vulnerable people to live independently in their own homes. The technology includes electronic tags and sensors that transmit information about the user's location and patterns of behavior in the user's home to an external hub, where it can trigger an intervention in an emergency. Telecare users in the United Kingdom sometimes report their unease about being monitored by a ?Big Brother,? and the same kind of electronic tags that (...)
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    Robot Carers, Ethics, and Older People.Tom Sorell & Heather Draper - 2014 - Ethics and Information Technology 16 (3):183-195.
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    Telecare, Remote Monitoring and Care.Heather Draper & Tom Sorell - 2013 - Bioethics 27 (7):365-372.
    Telecare is often regarded as a win/win solution to the growing problem of meeting the care needs of an ageing population. In this paper we call attention to some of the ways in which telecare is not a win/win solution but rather aggravates many of the long-standing ethical tensions that surround the care of the elderly. It may reduce the call on carers' time and energy by automating some aspects of care, particularly daily monitoring. This can release carers for other (...)
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    Patients' Responsibilities in Medical Ethics.Heather Draper & Tom Sorell - 2002 - Bioethics 16 (4):335–352.
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  6. Cutting to the Core: Exploring the Ethics of Contested Surgeries.Michael Benatar, Leslie Cannold, Dena Davis, Merle Spriggs, Julian Savulescu, Heather Draper, Neil Evans, Richard Hull, Stephen Wilkinson, David Wasserman, Donna Dickenson, Guy Widdershoven, Françoise Baylis, Stephen Coleman, Rosemarie Tong, Hilde Lindemann, David Neil & Alex John London - 2006 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    When the benefits of surgery do not outweigh the harms or where they do not clearly do so, surgical interventions become morally contested. Cutting to the Core examines a number of such surgeries, including infant male circumcision and cutting the genitals of female children, the separation of conjoined twins, surgical sex assignment of intersex children and the surgical re-assignment of transsexuals, limb and face transplantation, cosmetic surgery, and placebo surgery.
     
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  7. Anorexia Nervosa and Respecting a Refusal of Life-Prolonging Therapy: A Limited Justification.Heather Draper - 2000 - Bioethics 14 (2):120–133.
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    Obesity, Liberty and Public Health Emergencies.Jonathan Herington, Angus Dawson & Heather Draper - 2014 - Hastings Center Report 44 (6):26-35.
    Widespread obesity poses a serious challenge to health outcomes in the developed world and is a growing problem in the developing world. There has been a raft of proposals to combat the challenge of obesity, including restrictions on the nature of food advertising, the content of prepared meals, and the size of sodas; taxes on saturated fat and on calories; and mandated “healthy-options” on restaurant menus. Many of these interventions seem to have a greater impact on rates of obesity than (...)
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    Is Sex-Selective Abortion Morally Justified and Should It Be Prohibited?Wendy Rogers, Angela Ballantyne & Heather Draper - 2007 - Bioethics 21 (9):520–524.
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    Virtual Ethics Committee, Case 4: Why Can't a Dead Mother Donate a Kidney to Her Son?Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2006 - Clinical Ethics 1 (4):183-190.
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    Virtual Clinical Ethics Committee, Case 7: What Should We Do When a Pregnant Mother Consents to HIV Testing Then Changes Her Mind Before Hearing the Result?Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2007 - Clinical Ethics 2 (3):113-120.
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    Anorexia Nervosa and Refusal of Naso-Gastric Treatment: A Reply to Simona Giordano.Heather Draper - 2003 - Bioethics 17 (3):279–289.
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    Ethical Values and Social Care Robots for Older People: An International Qualitative Study.Heather Draper & Tom Sorell - 2017 - Ethics and Information Technology 19 (1):49-68.
  14. Virtual Clinical Ethics Committee, Case 5: Can We Give a Son Access to His Mother's Psychiatric Notes?Heather Draper, Adam Macdiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2007 - Clinical Ethics 2 (1):8-14.
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    Who Gets the Gametes? An Argument for a Points System for Fertility Patients.Simon Jenkins, Jonathan Ives, Sue Avery & Heather Draper - 2018 - Bioethics 32 (1):16-26.
    This paper argues that the convention of allocating donated gametes on a ‘first come, first served’ basis should be replaced with an allocation system that takes into account more morally relevant criteria than waiting time. This conclusion was developed using an empirical bioethics methodology, which involved a study of the views of 18 staff members from seven U.K. fertility clinics, and 20 academics, policy-makers, representatives of patient groups, and other relevant professionals, on the allocation of donated sperm and eggs. Against (...)
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  16. Virtual Ethics Committee, Case 1: Should Our Hospital Have a Policy of Telling Patients About Near Misses?Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2006 - Clinical Ethics 1 (1):11-17.
  17. Virtual Clinical Ethics Committee, Case 8/Case 4 Vol 2: Should Non-Medical Circumstances Determine Whether a Child is Placed on the Transplant Register When There is a Risk of Wasting a Scarce Organ? [REVIEW]Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2007 - Clinical Ethics 2 (4):166-172.
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    Using Case Studies in Clinical Ethics.Heather Draper - 2006 - Clinical Ethics 1 (1):7-10.
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    Pre-Mortem Interventions for Donation After Circulatory Death and Overall Benefit: A Qualitative Study.Aisha Gathani, Greg Moorlock & Heather Draper - 2016 - Clinical Ethics 11 (4):149-158.
    This article explores how the type of consent given for organ donation should affect the judgement of a patient's overall benefit with regards to donation of their organs and the pre-mortem interventions required to facilitate this. The findings of a qualitative study of the views of 10 healthcare professionals, combined with a philosophical analysis inform the conclusion that how consent to organ donation is given is a reliable indicator only of the strength of evidence about views on donation and subsequent (...)
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    Virtual Ethics Committee, Case 2: Can We Restrain Ivy for the Benefit of Others?Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2006 - Clinical Ethics 1 (2):68-75.
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    An Empirically Informed Analysis of the Ethical Issues Surrounding Split Liver Transplantation in the United Kingdom.Greg Moorlock, James Neuberger, Simon Bramhall & Heather Draper - 2016 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 25 (3):435-447.
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    Virtual Clinical Ethics Committee, Case 6: Fear of Investigation Affects Patient Care (the Shipman Effect on the Administration of Opiates in the Community).Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2007 - Clinical Ethics 2 (2):59-65.
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    Martha as a Mother.Heather Draper - 2014 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 23 (1):8-16.
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    Virtual Clinical Ethics Committee, Case 3: Confidentiality – What Are Our Obligations to Dead Patients?Heather Draper, Adam MacDiarmaid-Gordon, Laura Strumidlo, Bea Teuten & Eleanor Updale - 2006 - Clinical Ethics 1 (3):121-129.
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    An Empirically Informed Analysis of the Ethical Issues Surrounding Split Liver Transplantation in the United Kingdom.Greg Moorlock, James Neuberger, Simon Bramhall & Heather Draper - 2016 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 25 (3):435-447.
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    Grandparents' Entitlements and Obligations.Heather Draper - 2013 - Bioethics 27 (6):309-316.
    In this article, it is argued that grandparents' obligations originate from parental obligations (i.e from the relationship they have with their children, the parents of their grandchildren) and not from the role of grandparent per se, and any entitlements flow from the extent to which these obligations are met. The position defended is, therefore, that grandparents qua grandparents are not entitled to form or continue relationships with their grandchildren. A continuation of grandparent-grandchildren relationships may be in the interests of children, (...)
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    Should We Reject Donated Organs on Moral Grounds or Permit Allocation Using Non‐Medical Criteria?: A Qualitative Study.Greg Moorlock, Jonathan Ives, Simon Bramhall & Heather Draper - 2016 - Bioethics 30 (4):282-292.
    Conditional and directed deceased organ donations occur when donors attempt to influence the allocation of their donated organs. This can include asking that the organs are given to or withheld from certain types of people, or that they are given to specified individuals. Donations of these types have raised ethical concerns, and have been prohibited in many countries, including the UK. In this article we report the findings from a qualitative study involving interviews with potential donors, potential recipients and transplant (...)
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    Clinical Ethics Committee Case 1: Is There a Limit on the Extent to Which I Have to Be an Advocate for My Patient?Heather Draper - 2008 - Clinical Ethics 3 (1):4-6.
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    “Dunkirk Spirit:” Differences Between United Kingdom and United States Responses to Pandemic Influenza.Tom Sorell, Heather Draper, Sarah Damery & Jonathan Ives - 2009 - American Journal of Bioethics 9 (11):21-22.
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    FOCUS: Can Britain's NHS Managers Be Business-Like and Should They Adopt the Values of Business?Heather Draper - 1996 - Business Ethics: A European Review 5 (4):207-211.
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    Assisted Conception Technology, Parent Selection and the Interest of Children to Adequate Parents.Heather Draper - 2002 - In Ruth F. Chadwick & Doris Schroeder (eds.), Applied Ethics: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 2--3.
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    FOCUS: Can Britain's NHS Managers Be Business-Like and Should They Adopt the Values of Business?Heather Draper - 1996 - Business Ethics 5 (4):207–211.
    The NHS differs from a private business in not aiming at profits and in being obliged to provide only the single product of health care. How radically does this affect the requirement to be “business‐like” and adopt business values? Dr Draper is Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics at The Medical School, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT. She wishes to thank Tom Sorell for his comments on the first draft of this article.
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  33. FOCUS: Can Britain's NHS Managers Be Business‐Like and Should They Adopt the Values of Business?Heather Draper - 1996 - Business Ethics 5 (4):207-211.
    The NHS differs from a private business in not aiming at profits and in being obliged to provide only the single product of health care. How radically does this affect the requirement to be “business‐like” and adopt business values? Dr Draper is Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics at The Medical School, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT. She wishes to thank Tom Sorell for his comments on the first draft of this article.
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  34. Jean V. McHale. "Medical Confidentiality and Legal Privilege". [REVIEW]Heather Draper - 1994 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 11 (2):241.
     
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  35. Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics: Cases and Concepts. [REVIEW]Heather Draper - 2001 - Journal of Medical Ethics 27 (3):208-208.
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  36. Sterilization Abuse: Women and Consent to Treatment.Heather Draper - 1991 - In Margaret Brazier & Mary Lobjoit (eds.), Protecting the Vulnerable: Autonomy and Consent in Health Care. Routledge.
     
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  37. Why There is No Right to Know One's Genetic Origins.Heather Draper - 2005 - In Nafsika Athanassoulis (ed.), Philosophical Reflections on Medical Ethics. Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
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  38. What Counts? Justifications, Not Labels.Jonathan Herington, Angus Dawson & Heather Draper - 2015 - Hastings Center Report 45 (2):3-3.
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  39. Empathy, Social Media, and Directed Altruistic Living Organ Donation.Greg Moorlock & Heather Draper - 2018 - Bioethics 32 (5):289-297.
    In this article we explore some of the ethical dimensions of using social media to increase the number of living kidney donors. Social media provides a platform for changing non-identifiable ‘statistical victims’ into ‘real people’ with whom we can identify and feel empathy: the so-called ‘identifiable victim effect’, which prompts charitable action. We examine three approaches to promoting kidney donation using social media which could take advantages of the identifiable victim effect: institutionally organized campaigns based on historical cases aimed at (...)
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  40. AIDS and Insurance.Tom Sorell & Heather Draper - 2001 - In Rebecca Bennett & Charles A. Erin (eds.), Hiv and Aids, Testing, Screening, and Confidentiality. Clarendon Press.
     
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