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    Implications of extended terminal sedation.Paul Clay Sorum & David S. Pratt - 2023 - Journal of Medical Ethics 49 (4):265-266.
    Gilbertson, Savulescu, Oakley and Wilkinson propose extending the availability of terminal sedation (TS) to patients with intractable pain and/or suffering who are expected to live more than 2 weeks (hence the designation of extended TS (ETS)) and to patients whose values are known but who do not have decision-making capacity.1 Their plan is worthy of serious consideration: it is, after all, based on the fundamental and well-recognised medical ethical values of patient autonomy and beneficence. But, even when restricted to jurisdictions (...)
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    Duty to provide care to Ebola patients: the perspectives of Guinean lay people and healthcare providers.Lonzozou Kpanake, Tamba Kallas Tonguino, Paul Clay Sorum & Etienne Mullet - 2018 - Journal of Medical Ethics 44 (9):599-605.
    AimTo examine the views of Guinean lay people and healthcare providers regarding the acceptability of HCPs’ refusal to provide care to Ebola patients.MethodFrom October to December 2015, lay people and HCPs in Conakry, Guinea, were presented with 54 sample case scenarios depicting a HCP who refuses to provide care to Ebola patients and were instructed to rate the extent to which this HCP’s decision is morally acceptable. The scenarios were composed by systematically varying the levels of four factors: the risk (...)
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    Togolese lay people's and health professionals’ views about the acceptability of physician-assisted suicide.Lonzozou Kpanake, Kolou S. Dassa, Paul Clay Sorum & Etienne Mullet - 2014 - Journal of Medical Ethics 40 (9):621-624.
    Aim To study the views on the acceptability of physician-assisted-suicide of lay people and health professionals in an African country, Togo.Method In February–June 2012, 312 lay people and 198 health professionals in Togo judged the acceptability of PAS in 36 concrete scenarios composed of all combinations of four factors: the patient's age, the level of incurability of the illness, the type of suffering and the patient's request for PAS. In all scenarios, the patients were women receiving the best possible care. (...)
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    Acceptability in France of Induced Abortion for Adolescents.Paul Clay Sorum, Etienne Mullet, Elizabeth Legrain, Céline Peccarisi & María Teresa Muñoz Sastre - 2007 - American Journal of Bioethics 7 (8):26-32.
    Background: This study investigated the factors affecting the acceptability in France of abortions. Method: 80 study participants from Toulouse and 124 from Metz judged the acceptability of abortion in 64 vignettes composed of five factors: 1) the adolescent's age (15 or 17.5 years), 2) the adolescent's plans to continue schooling or not, 3) the fetus' age (1, 2, 3, or 4 months), 4) the adolescent's parents' agreement or not, and 5) the agreement or not of baby's father. Results: Three clusters (...)
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    French laypeople's and health professionals' views on the acceptability of terminal sedation.Julie Mazoyer, María Teresa Muñoz Sastre, Paul Clay Sorum & Etienne Mullet - 2016 - Journal of Medical Ethics 42 (10):627-631.
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    Allocation of antiretroviral drugs to HIV-infected patients in Togo: perspectives of people living with HIV and healthcare providers.Lonzozou Kpanake, Paul Clay Sorum & Etienne Mullet - 2017 - Journal of Medical Ethics 43 (12):845-851.
    Aim To explore the way people living with HIV and healthcare providers in Togo judge the priority of HIV-infected patients regarding the allocation of antiretroviral drugs. Method From June to September 2015, 200 adults living with HIV and 121 healthcare providers living in Togo were recruited for the study. They were presented with stories of a few lines depicting the situation of an HIV-infected patient and were instructed to judge the extent to which the patient should be given priority for (...)
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    Haitian people's expectations regarding post‐disaster humanitarian aid teams’ actions.Lonzozou Kpanake, Ronald Jean-Jacques, Paul Clay Sorum & Etienne Mullet - 2017 - Developing World Bioethics 18 (4):385-393.
    The way people at the receiving end of humanitarian assistance perceive this intervention may provide invaluable bottom-up feedback to improve the quality of the intervention. We analyzed and mapped Haitians’ views regarding international humanitarian aid in cases of natural disaster. Two hundred fifty participants–137 women and 113 men aged 18-67–who had suffered from the consequences of the earthquake in 2010 were presented with a series of vignettes depicting a humanitarian team's action and were asked to what extent these actions corresponded (...)
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    Response to Open Peer Commentaries on “Acceptability in France of Induced Abortion for Adolescents”.María Teresa Muñoz Sastre, Celine Peccarisi, Elizabeth Legrain, Etienne Mullet & Paul Clay Sorum - 2007 - American Journal of Bioethics 7 (8):W3-W3.
    Background: This study investigated the factors affecting the acceptability in France of abortions. Method: 80 study participants from Toulouse and 124 from Metz judged the acceptability of abortion in 64 vignettes composed of five factors: 1) the adolescent's age (15 or 17.5 years), 2) the adolescent's plans to continue schooling or not, 3) the fetus' age (1, 2, 3, or 4 months), 4) the adolescent's parents' agreement or not, and 5) the agreement or not of baby's father. Results: Three clusters (...)
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