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    End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada: The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on End-of-Life Decision-Making.Udo Schüklenk, Johannes J. M. van Delden, Jocelyn Downie, Sheila A. M. Mclean, Ross Upshur & Daniel Weinstock - 2011 - Bioethics 25 (s1):1-73.
    ABSTRACTThis report on end‐of‐life decision‐making in Canada was produced by an international expert panel and commissioned by the Royal Society of Canada. It consists of five chapters.Chapter 1 reviews what is known about end‐of‐life care and opinions about assisted dying in Canada.Chapter 2 reviews the legal status quo in Canada with regard to various forms of assisted death.Chapter 3 reviews ethical issues pertaining to assisted death. The analysis is grounded in core values central to Canada's constitutional order.Chapter 4 reviews the (...)
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    Welcome to the Wild, Wild North: Conscientious Objection Policies Governing Canada's Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Dental Professions.Jacquelyn Shaw & Jocelyn Downie - 2014 - Bioethics 28 (1):33-46.
    In Canada, as in many developed countries, healthcare conscientious objection is growing in visibility, if not in incidence. Yet the country's health professional policies on conscientious objection are in disarray. The article reports the results of a comprehensive review of policies relevant to conscientious objection for four Canadian health professions: medicine, nursing, pharmacy and dentistry. Where relevant policies exist in many Canadian provinces, there is much controversy and potential for confusion, due to policy inconsistencies and terminological vagueness. Meanwhile, in Canada's (...)
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    Children and Decisionmaking in Health Research.Françoise Baylis, Jocelyn Downie & Nuala Kenny - forthcoming - IRB: Ethics & Human Research.
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  4. Being Relational: Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law and Policy.Jocelyn Downie & Jennifer Lewellyn (eds.) - 2011 - University of British Columbia Press.
     
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    Pediatric Neuroimaging Ethics.Jocelyn Downie & Jennifer Marshall - 2007 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 16 (2):147-160.
    Neuroimaging has provided insight into numerous neurological disorders in children, such as epilepsy and cerebral palsy. Many clinicians and investigators believe that neuroimaging holds great promise, especially in the areas of behavioral and cognitive disorders. However, concerns about the risks of various neuroimaging modalities and the potential for misinterpretation of imaging results are mounting. Imaging evaluations also raise questions about stigmatization, allocation of resources, and confidentiality. Children are particularly vulnerable in this milieu and require special attention with regards to safety (...)
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    An Alternative to Medical Assistance in Dying? The Legal Status of Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking.Jocelyn Downie - unknown
    Medical assistance in dying has received considerable attention from many in the field of bioethics. Philosophers, theologians, lawyers, and clinicians of all sorts have engaged with many challenging aspects of this issue. Public debate, public policy, and the law have been enhanced by the varied disciplinary analyses. With the legalization of MAiD in Canada, some attention is now being turned to issues that have historically been overshadowed by the debate about whether to permit MAiD. One such issue is voluntary stopping (...)
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    Let Conscience Be Their Guide? Conscientious Refusals in Health Care.Carolyn McLeod & Jocelyn Downie - 2014 - Bioethics 28 (1):ii-iv.
    The introduction to a special issue of the journal Bioethics that we edited.
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    Refusing Care as a Legal Pathway to Medical Assistance in Dying.Jocelyn Downie & Matthew J. Bowes - unknown
    Can a competent individual refuse care in order to make their natural death reasonably foreseeable in order to qualify for medical assistance in dying? Consider a competent patient with left-side paralysis following a right brain stroke who is not expected to die for many years; normally his cause of death would not be predictable. However, he refuses regular turning, so his physician can predict that pressure ulcers will develop, leading to infection for which he will refuse treatment and consequently die. (...)
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    Health Care Ethics in Canada.Françoise Baylis, Jocelyn Downie, Barry Hoffmaster & Susan Sherwin (eds.) - 2004 - Harcourt Brace.
    The third edition of Health Care Ethics in Canada builds on the commitment to Canadian content established in earlier editions without sacrificing breadth or rigor.
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    Organizational Ethics Canadian Style.Nuala P. Kenny, Jocelyn Downie, Carolyn Ells & Chris MacDonald - 2000 - HEC Forum 12 (2):141-148.
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    The Limits of Altruism and Arbitrary Age Limits.Françoise Baylis & Jocelyn Downie - 2003 - American Journal of Bioethics 3 (4):19 – 21.
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    Transnational Trade in Human Eggs: Law, Policy, and (In)Action in Canada.Jocelyn Downie & Françoise Baylis - 2013 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 41 (1):224-239.
    In Canada there is a growing demand for human eggs for reproductive purposes and currently demand exceeds supply. This is not surprising, as egg production and retrieval is onerous. It requires considerable time, effort, and energy and carries with it significant physical and psychological risks. In very general terms, one cycle of egg production and retrieval involves an estimated total of 56 hours for interviews, counseling, and medical procedures. The screening carries risks of unanticipated findings with severe consequences for insurability. (...)
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  13. Moving Forward with a Clear Conscience: A Model Conscientious Objection Policy for Canadian Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons.Jocelyn Downie, Carolyn McLeod & Jacquelyn Shaw - 2013 - Health Law Review 21 (3):28-32.
    A model policy for conscientious objection in medicine.
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    Transnational Trade in Human Eggs: Law, Policy, and (In)Action in Canada.Jocelyn Downie & Françoise Baylis - 2013 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 41 (1):224-239.
    In this paper, we provide as accurate a picture as possible of transnational trade in human eggs involving Canadians. We explain the legal status in Canada, and call for reform in the regulation, of such trade.
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    Achieving National Altruistic Self-Sufficiency in Human Eggs for Third-Party Reproduction in Canada.Françoise Baylis & Jocelyn Downie - 2014 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7 (2):164-184.
    In Canada, the use of reproductive technologies is largely governed by the Assisted Human Reproduction Act . One of the founding principles of the AHR Act is that “trade in the reproductive capabilities of women and men, and the exploitation of children, women and men for commercial ends raise health and ethical concerns that justify their prohibition” ). This principle is instantiated in several sections of the AHR Act, including s. 7, which prohibits the purchase of gametes. It follows that, (...)
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    Finding the Right Compass for Issue-Mapping in Neuroimaging.Jocelyn Downie & Michael Hadskis - 2005 - American Journal of Bioethics 5 (2):27 – 29.
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    Achieving National Altruistic Self-Sufficiency in Human Eggs for Third-Party Reproduction in Canada.Françoise Baylis & Jocelyn Downie - 2014 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7 (2):164-184.
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    Paediatric MRI Research Ethics: The Priority Issues. [REVIEW]Jocelyn Downie, Matthais Schmidt, Nuala Kenny, Ryan D’Arcy, Michael Hadskis & Jennifer Marshall - 2007 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 4 (2):85-91.
    In this paper, we first briefly describe neuroimaging technology, our reasons for studying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, and then provide a discussion of what we have identified as priority issues for paediatric MRI research. We examine the issues of respectful involvement of children in the consent process as well as privacy and confidentiality for this group of MRI research participants. In addition, we explore the implications of unexpected findings for paediatric MRI research participants. Finally, we explore the ethical issues (...)
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  19. An Assessment of Ethical Climate in Three Healthcare Organizations.Carolyn Ells, Jocelyn Downie & Nuala Kenny - 2001 - Journal of Clinical Ethics 13 (1):18-28.
     
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    Glass Houses: The Power of Money in Bioethics Research.Jocelyn Downie - 2009 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2 (2):97-115.
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    The Olivieri Case: Lessons for Australasia.Jocelyn Downie, Jon Thompson, Patricia Baird & Susan Dodds - 2005 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2 (2):90-105.
    The case of Dr. Nancy Olivieri, the Hospital for Sick Children, the University of Toronto, and Apotex Inc. vividly illustrates many of the issues central to contemporary health research and the safety of research participants. First, it exemplifies the financial and health stakes in such research. Second, it shows deficits in the ways in which research is governed. Finally, it was and remains relevant not only in Toronto but in communities across Canada and well beyond its borders because, absent appropriate (...)
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    Brain Death and Brain Life: Rethinking the Connection.Jocelyn Downie - 1990 - Bioethics 4 (3):216–226.
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    Brain Death and Brain Life: Rethinking the Connection.Jocelyn Downie - 1990 - Bioethics 4 (3):216-226.
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    Notes on Contributors.Erdem Aydin, Evan G. DeRenzo & Jocelyn Downie - 2000 - HEC Forum 12 (2):181-184.
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  25. Child Abuse and Neglect: Cross-Cultural Considerations.Francoise Baylis & Jocelyn Downie - 1997 - In Hilde Lindemann (ed.), Feminism and Families. Routledge. pp. 173--187.
     
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    Drilling Down in Neuroethics.Françoise Baylis & Jocelyn Downie - 2009 - Bioethics 23 (6):iii-iv.
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    From Theory, to Practice, to Policy.Franfoise Baylis, Jocelyn Downie & Susan Sherwin - 2002 - In Ruth F. Chadwick & Doris Schroeder (eds.), Applied Ethics: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 1--140.
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    Introduction.Françoise Baylis & Jocelyn Downie - 2014 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7 (2):1-9.
    Transnational reproductive travel is a largely unfettered multibillion-dollar global industry that flourishes, in part, by capitalizing on differences in legal regimes, wages and standards of living, and cultural and ethical norms. Indeed, as Scott Carney explains with respect to the commercialization of human eggs for third-party reproduction, “internationalization has made oversight laughable. … [R]egulators are dogs with no teeth” . While professional organizations can introduce guidelines and nation-states can introduce laws, the fact is that patients can travel to places where (...)
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  29. Watch Your Language: A Review of the Use of Stigmatizing Language by Canadian Judges. [REVIEW]Michelle Black & Jocelyn Downie - 2010 - Journal of Ethics in Mental Health 5:1-5.
    E-therapy is fast becoming an inevitable addition to counseling due to the increased use and accessibility, the internet and advances in e-therapy technology in the U.S. With the growth of any method of treatment, awareness of ethical concerns regarding best practices is a necessity. E-therapy has unqiue ethical challenges that mental health professionals should be aware of when utilizing computer mediated counseling. Specifi cally, there are fi ve common ethical concerns of on-line counseling that should be addressed during the informed (...)
     
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    An Alternative to Medical Assistance in Dying? The Legal Status of Voluntary Stopping Eating and Brinking.Jocelyn Downie - 2018 - Canadian Journal of Bioethics/Revue canadienne de bioéthique 1 (2):48-58.
    Medical assistance in dying has received considerable attention from many in the field of bioethics. Philosophers, theologians, lawyers, and clinicians of all sorts have engaged with many challenging aspects of this issue. Public debate, public policy, and the law have been enhanced by the varied disciplinary analyses. With the legalization of MAiD in Canada, some attention is now being turned to issues that have historically been overshadowed by the debate about whether to permit MAiD. One such issue is voluntary stopping (...)
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    Feminist Health Care Ethics Consultation.Jocelyn Downie & Susan Sherwin - 1993 - HEC Forum 5 (3):165-175.
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    Inadmissible, Eh?Jocelyn Downie & Ronalda Murphy - 2007 - American Journal of Bioethics 7 (9):67-69.
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    Why Feminist Philosophy (Especially Sue Sherwin’s) Matters: Reflections Through the Lens of Medical Assistance in Dying.Jocelyn Downie - 2020 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 13 (2):21-27.
    In the not-too-distant past, medical assistance in dying was illegal in Canada. Assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia were prohibited by the Criminal Code. Many attempts were made to change the law. The most famous of these was the case of Sue Rodriguez, who took a Charter challenge of the prohibition to the Supreme Court of Canada. A number of bills were also introduced in the Federal Parliament. All were doomed to failure. But then … change came.First, the province of Quebec (...)
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  34. Respectful Involvement of Children in Medical Decision Making.Nuala Kenny, Jocelyn Downie & Christine Harrison - 2008 - In Peter A. Singer & A. M. Viens (eds.), The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics. Cambridge University Press. pp. 121.
     
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  35. Assisted Dying for Individuals with Dementia: Challenges for Translating Ethical Positions Into Law.Georgia Lloyd-Smith & Jocelyn Downie - 1st ed. 2015 - In Jukka Varelius & Michael Cholbi (eds.), New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Springer Verlag.
     
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  36. Pediatric Magnetic Resonance Research and the Minimal-Risk Standard.Matthias Schmidt, Jennifer Marshall, Jocelyn Downie & Michael Hadskis - 2011 - IRB: Ethics & Human Research 33 (5):1-6.
    While an accurate assessment of risk is always important, it is especially so in pediatric research. Recognizing the pivotal nature of the minimal-risk standard, we set out to determine under what circumstances pediatric magnetic resonance imaging research does or does not meet this standard. We found that while the physical and psychological risks that attend the MRI procedure do not exceed minimal risk, the sedation and contrast enhancement that are sometimes associated with MRI research do, as both exceed the level (...)
     
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    Integrating Bioethics and Health Law Into the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.Susan Sherwin, Françoise Baylis, Alan Bernstein, Timothy Caulfield, Bernard Dickens, Jocelyn Downie, Bartha Knoppers, Thérèse Leroux, Neil MacDonald, Michael McDonald, Janet Storch & Charles Weijer - unknown
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