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HLTH 3100 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HLTH 3100 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Cantor, J. (2009). Conscientious Objection Gone Awry -- Restoring Selfless Professionalism in Medicine. The New England Journal of Medicine. 360(15), p. 1484.

Cantor, J. & Baum, K. (2004) The Limits of Conscientious Objection - May Pharmacists Refuse to Fill Prescriptions for Emergency Contraception? The New England Journal of Medicine. 351(19), 2008-2012.

Emanuel, E. J., Wendler, D., & Grady, C. (2000). What makes clinical research ethical? Journal of the American Medical Association, 283, 2701–2711.

Gamble, V. (1997). Under the shadow of Tuskegee: African Americans and health care. American Journal of Public Health, 87(11), 1773–1778.

Gillon, R. (1994). Medical ethics: Four principles plus attention to scope. British Medical Journal, 309(6948), 184.

Grady, D. (2010, February 1). Second opinion: A lasting gift to medicine that wasn't really a gift. The New York Times.

Harmon, A. (2010, April 22). Tribe wins fight to limit research of its DNA. New York Times.

Knowledge of the Tuskegee syphilis study continues to limit participation of blacks in medical research. (2001). AHRQ Research Activities, (249), 20–21.

Macklin R. (2003). Applying the four principles. Journal of Medical Ethics, 29(5), 275–280.

Nelson-Marten, P., & Rich, B. (1999). A historical perspective of informed consent in clinical practice and research. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 15(2), 81–88.

Singer, P. (2009, July 19). Why we must ration health care. The New York Times Magazine, 38-43.

Walker, C. (2009). Lest we forget: The Tuskegee experiment. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 13(1), 5–6.

Other Readings

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