Articles by Keyword: Informed Consent

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  1. Data-protection standards and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS status in the workplace — a South African case study

    Data-protection standards and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS status in the workplace — a South African case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article contextualises an emerging new regime for information privacy in South Africa (i.e. the draft Protection of Personal Information Bill). Subsequently, it discusses the possibility of successful implementation of international data-protection standards in an environment where there is an...
  2. Recommendations for communication to enhance informed consent and enrolment at multilingual research sites

    Recommendations for communication to enhance informed consent and enrolment at multilingual research sites

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Language issues can affect HIV and AIDS research trial enrolment, but little is understood about variables in this process. Some evidence indicates barriers exist even when the trial enrollers are linguistically and culturally matched to the participants and when consent...
  3. Informed consent for anaesthesiological and intensive care unit research: a South African perspective

    Informed consent for anaesthesiological and intensive care unit research: a South African perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Health research is highly regulated and controlled. The South African legal framework consists of the Bill of Rights, the National Health Act, and two sets of Department of Health guidelines, Medical Research Council Ethical Guidelines Book 1, and South African...
  4. The perspectives of eThekwini public service anaesthetic doctors on the informed consent process for anaesthesia

    The perspectives of eThekwini public service anaesthetic doctors on the informed consent process for anaesthesia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objectives: This study aimed to ascertain the perspectives of anaesthetists with regard to their current practice of obtaining informed consent. The outcome of this study will eventually assist in creating a standardised system for informed consent which will be pivotal...
  5. The ethics of placebos

    The ethics of placebos

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The word “placebo”, first used during funeral ceremonies in the 14th century, is derived from old Latin and means “I shall please”. At the time, it was practice among Roman Catholics to hire professional mourners to wail vespers for the...
  6. The informed consent process for anaesthesia: perspectives of elective surgical patients at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, South Africa

    The informed consent process for anaesthesia: perspectives of elective surgical patients at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Amongst state hospitals in the eThekwini municipality, obtaining informed consent for anaesthesia is often an informal interaction between the patient and anaesthetist, lacking structure and standardisation.
  7. What should I tell my patient? Disclosure in anaesthesiology: difficulties, requirements, guidelines and suggestions

    What should I tell my patient? Disclosure in anaesthesiology: difficulties, requirements, guidelines and suggestions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    South African anaesthesiologists have embraced the requirement for authentic informed consent, but there is no consensus regarding the comprehensiveness and specificity requirements with regard to the information that needs to be supplied to the patient, and upon which decisions will...
  8. Anaesthetists’ knowledge of South African Law pertaining to informed consent in an academic centre

    Anaesthetists’ knowledge of South African Law pertaining to informed consent in an academic centre

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Anaesthetists require knowledge of informed consent laws to mitigate the risk of litigation. The knowledge of South African anaesthetists regarding informed consent law is unknown.