A multidisciplinary book dealing with the philosophical biases that tacitly motivate evidence based and person centered clinical practice.
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Instead of a normal final report for the CauseHealth project, we decided to write an open access book specifically for healthcare professionals. The book is meant as a resource for those interested in the relationship between their daily practice and the philosophical assumptions that motivate this practice.
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Technology should make our life better, easier and safer. And yet, medicines, pesticides, nanotechnologies, biotechnologies et cetera, may represent a potential threat to health and environment. Some of the new technologies might be safe for most, but they could still be harmful for vulnerable individuals, communities or ecosystems. Continue reading “CAUSAL DISPOSITIONS IN RISK ANALYSIS”
paper with a very long title, recently published in Medicine Health Care and Philosophy, Roger Kerry, Nic Lucas and I set out some ideas about how causation applies to relationships between health and disease. In particular, we focused on how treatment (intervention) might act to limit disease and restore health. Continue reading “What is the form of causation in health and disease, and intervention?”
Bridging the Boundaries Between Scientists and Clinicians, Elena Rocca explores the field of drug risk assessment as an example of strict interdependence between basic biomedical research, clinical research, and clinical evaluation and shows how it would benefit from a closer collaboration between scientists and clinicians. Continue reading “New CauseHealth publication about risk assessment of drugs.”
Rani Lill Anjum
The CauseHealth team at NMBU has published three papers over the summer. Here is a brief summary.
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