Title

Saying Privacy, Meaning Confidentiality

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-2011

Publication Source

American Journal of Bioethics

Volume

11

Issue

11

Inclusive pages

44-45

DOI

10.1080/15265161.2011.608243

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

The article discusses ethical and moral issues raised with the concepts of privacy and confidentiality in the prescreening and review process for research which uses human subjects. In the article the authors offer their opinions on the importance of privacy as it relates to subject data in research which uses human subjects and on several points which are raised in the article "You Don't Know Me, But: Access to Patient Data and Subject Recruitment in Human Subjects" by Toby Schonfeld et al.

Keywords

Informed consent (Medical law), privacy, medical records, research subjects (Persons), research, patient selection, access to information, benevolence, decision making, medical ethics, patients -- Legal status, laws, etc., respect, moral & ethical aspects, safety measures

Disciplines

Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Philosophy

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