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Everything You Wanted To Know About Breast Augmentation Surgery But Were Afraid To Ask: A Medical - Legal Overview, Samuel D. Hodge, Marshall G. Miles, James B. Pancio Jan 2016

Everything You Wanted To Know About Breast Augmentation Surgery But Were Afraid To Ask: A Medical - Legal Overview, Samuel D. Hodge, Marshall G. Miles, James B. Pancio

Florida A & M University Law Review

This article will provide a medical/legal perspective to breast augmentation surgery. Written by an attorney who teaches anatomy and a plastic surgeon who routinely performs the procedure, it will initially offer a medical analysis of how the procedure is performed along with its attendant risks. The second part will focus on the court cases and legal theories that have arisen when things go wrong. The article will explain the convoluted litigation history involving breast augmentation when suits were common place and a group of experts linked breast implants to the development of autoimmune disease without any real scientific basis to …


First, Do No Harm: Response To “If You Prick Me”, Patricia A. Broussard Jan 2011

First, Do No Harm: Response To “If You Prick Me”, Patricia A. Broussard

Journal Publications

Brianna Lennon makes several cogent and persuasive arguments about Female Genital Mutilation (“FGM”) in her recently published Student Note entitled, If You Prick Me: The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Female Genital Cutting Policy Turnabout. She successfully articulates why she believes that by prohibiting FGM, opponents are in effect reinforcing it as a tie to the former culture or country. However, although Ms. Lennon makes some sound points, she overlooks and thereby, fails to answer the most obvious question which is, who owns a woman’s body? If one reaches the conclusion that a woman owns her body, then the logical extension …


Who's Minding The Shop? The Role Of Canadian Research Ethics Boards In The Creation And Uses Of Registries And Biobanks, Elaine Gibson, Kevin Brazil, Michael Coughlin, Claudia Emerson, François Fournier, Lisa Schwartz, Karen Szala-Meneok, Karen Weisbaum, Donald Willison Jan 2008

Who's Minding The Shop? The Role Of Canadian Research Ethics Boards In The Creation And Uses Of Registries And Biobanks, Elaine Gibson, Kevin Brazil, Michael Coughlin, Claudia Emerson, François Fournier, Lisa Schwartz, Karen Szala-Meneok, Karen Weisbaum, Donald Willison

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Background: The amount of research utilizing health information has increased dramatically over the last ten years. Many institutions have extensive biobank holdings collected over a number of years for clinical and teaching purposes, but are uncertain as to the proper circumstances in which to permit research uses of these samples. Research Ethics Boards (REBs) in Canada and elsewhere in the world are grappling with these issues, but lack clear guidance regarding their role in the creation of and access to registries and biobanks.

Methods: Chairs of 34 REBS and/or REB Administrators affiliated with Faculties of Medicine in Canadian universities were …


Uwomj Volume 66, No 2, Summer 1997, Western University Jan 1997

Uwomj Volume 66, No 2, Summer 1997, Western University

University of Western Ontario Medical Journal

An interdisciplinary medical science publication, established in 1930.


Medical Law And Ethics In The Post-Autonomy Age, Roger B. Dworkin Jul 1993

Medical Law And Ethics In The Post-Autonomy Age, Roger B. Dworkin

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.