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  • Adapting a community of practice model to design an innovative ethics curriculum in healthcare 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Vernillo, Anthony T. (Karger, 2013)
    The focus of healthcare ethics within the framework of ethical principles and philosophical foundations has always, in recent times, been the community, namely, the healthcare provider, the patient or, in research, the ...
  • Avoiding perverse incentives 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A general dental practitioner was approached by a friend and colleague, a maxillo-facial surgeon, who had recently taken up rooms near her practice. He offered incentives to her for any surgical referrals she could provide. ...
  • Beyond traditional ethics when developing assistive technology for and with deaf people in developing regions 

    Tucker, William David (Springer, 2015)
    There are limitations to traditional ethical approaches and procedures when engaged in assistive technology (AT) research for Deaf people in a developing region. Non-traditional issues arise as a consequence of employing ...
  • Conducting research with African elderly persons: Is their vulnerability a concern to researchers? 

    Adejumo, Oluyinka; Lekalakala-Mokgele, Eucebious (AFAHPER-SD, 2013)
    The African elderly population is currently estimated to be slightly over 38 million. In order to provide best practice and quality management strategies, health care professionals need to conduct research that can assist ...
  • Deconstruction and law: Derrida, Levinas and Cornell 

    De Ville, Jacques (University of Windsor, 2007)
    Drucilla Cornell’s book The Philosophy of the Limit has for a long time been an important reference point in attempting to understand the relation between deconstruction and law. This article examines some of the themes ...
  • Dental ethics case 21: extreme makeovers - the ethics of aesthetic dentistry 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2012)
    Aesthetic sensibilities need to develop within the limits of physiological, morphological and occlusal parameters in restoring function and improving dentofacial and facial aesthetics.
  • Ethical and legal implications of whole genome and whole exome sequencing in African populations 

    Wright, Galen E.B.; Koornhof, Pieter G.J.; Adeyemo, Adebowale A.; Tiffin, Nicki (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Rapid advances in high throughput genomic technologies and next generation sequencing are making medical genomic research more readily accessible and affordable, including the sequencing of patient and control ...
  • Ethical considerations when treating patients with eating disorders 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    In South Africa, the prevalence of eating disorders remains largely unknown. However with the unique, complex, social and political transformation of the country and increasing urbanization, it is anticipated that there ...
  • Ethical issues in replacing a single tooth with a dental implant 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Du Toit, J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    A general dental practitioner experienced in the placement of dental endosteal implants attends to a 32-year old female patient at her first consultation and treatment planning visit. The patient's oral hygiene was ...
  • Ethical management of patients with hearing impairments 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    Mrs Zuma is a 75 year old patient who has been living alone for six years since her husband died. Her hearing has deteriorated over the past few years. She has lost all her natural teeth and has been wearing upper and ...
  • Ethical responsibilities when using locum tenens 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Locum tenens is usually a position that is offered when a practitioner in private practice is going on holiday, attending a congress, taking study leave or is absent from practice due to illness or other reason, and therefore ...
  • A framework for combating insider trading on developing stock exchanges: Evidence from the Zimbabwean stock exchange 

    Saungweme, Percy; Peters, Ricardo; Brijlal, Pradeep (Academic Journals, 2013)
    Stock exchanges play a vital role in any capitalist economy as they provide a secondary market where investors can buy and sell shares under orderly conditions at fair and competitive prices. This role requires stock ...
  • From land reform to poo protesting: Some theological reflections on the ecological repercussions of economic inequality 

    Conradie, Ernst (Stellenbosch University, 2014)
    In the second semester of 2013 I offered a postgraduate module in Ethics at the University of the Western Cape together with Professor Charles Amjad-Ali on the theme of Land as a lens to interpret economic inequalities in ...
  • Handling medical emergencies 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Medical emergencies can occur at any time in the dental surgery. Routine dental operations and procedures that generally cause no harm or distress to fit and normal patients may give rise to symptoms, alarming and of ...
  • In die netwerk van nadenke oor die omgewing 

    Conradie, Ernst (AOSIS, 2014)
    In the network of thinking about the environment. This contribution is based on a talk delivered at a conference for continuous education for pastors. The argument commences with reflections on thinking with one's hands, ...
  • Irrational requests for extractions 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Dental professionals encounter a number of challenging ethical and legal dilemmas on a daily basis that often arise due to conflicts between the ethical principles of autonomy, non-maleficence (do no harm), beneficence ...
  • Planning for treatment ethically 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Du Toit, J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    While dentistry remains firstly a health profession, it is naive and unrealistic not to realise that business considerations and financial compensation for services rendered play an important role in achieving a successful ...
  • Privacy and disclosure in the consulting room 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    For many, the professional relationship between a dental practitioner and a patient represents an ideal long-term, close personal relationship that involves friendship as well as professional responsibility. Privacy and ...
  • Referrals - practitioner, patient & specialist obligations 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    The profession of dentistry has both benevolent and protective aspects with regards to duty of care to patients, to always try to do the best for the patients and to fulfill the principle of non-maleficence - to do no ...