Vol 9, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF


Medical negligence: Alternative claims resolution an answer to the epidemic? PDF
Ames Dhai 2


May doctors refuse to treat rape survivors in order to avoid having to give evidence in court? PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 4
Mediation as an alternative solution to medical malpractice court claims PDF
Neels Claassen 7


Constitutional, legal and regulatory imperatives for the renewed care and prevention of congenital disorders in South Africa PDF
Helen Louise Malherbe, Arnold Lewis Christianson, C Aldous, Marylyn Christianson 11
Respect for vulnerability is a human right: Article 8 of the UNESCO Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, and senior citizens in South Africa PDF
Riaan Rheeder 18
Social media in the healthcare context: Ethical challenges and recommendations PDF
Christoffel Grobler, Ames Dhai 22
Should drinking during pregnancy be criminalised to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorder? PDF
Jillian Gardner 26
Client confidentiality: Perspectives of students in a healthcare training programme PDF
Nico Nortje, Jo-Celene de Jongh 31
But is this really the ‘parent’ or ‘guardian’? Practical strategies for consent to child research in South Africa PDF PDF
Cathy May Slack, Anne Strode 35
Ethical considerations in implementing a biometric co-enrolment prevention system in clinical trials in South Africa PDF
Jayajothi Moodley, Sarita Naidoo, Neetha Shagan Morar, Vaneshree Govender, Patrick Charls, Gita Ramjee 39
Contextualising the role of the gatekeeper in social science research PDF
Shenuka Singh, Douglas Wassenaar 42

Book reviews

Medical Ethics Today. The BMA’s Handbook of Ethics and Law PDF
Diane de Kock 47

CPD questions

CPD questionnaire PDF