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  • Access to health care for women. [Letter to the Editor] 

    Baylis, F., & Nelson, H. L. (1997). Access to health care for women. [Letter to the Editor] New England Journal of Medicine, 336, 1841.
    Letter to the editor
  • Animal eggs for stem cell research: a path not worth taking 

    Baylis, F.. 2008. "Animal eggs for stem cell research: a path not worth taking." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 8(12): 18-32.
    In January 2008, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) (London, UK) issued two 1-year licenses for cytoplasmic hybrid embryo research. This article situates the HFEA's decision in its wider scientific ...
  • “Babies with some animal DNA in them”: A woman's choice? 

    Baylis, Françoise. 2009. "“Babies with some animal DNA in them”: A woman's choice?." International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2(2, Special Issue: Voice, Power, and Responsibility in Health Care: Papers from the Sixth International Congress of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics): 75-96.
    Abstract In April 2007, as part of its public consultation initiative, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) in the United Kingdom published Hybrids and chimeras: A consultation on the ethical and social ...
  • Banking on it: public policy and the ethics of stem cell research and development 

    Giacomini, M., F. Baylis, and J. Robert. 2007. "Banking on it: public policy and the ethics of stem cell research and development." Social science & medicine (1982) 65(7): 1490-1500.
    If the therapeutic potential of stem cell-based therapies is ever realized, demand for stem cells and derivative tissues will be tremendous and will create new challenges for health care systems, especially publicly ...
  • Betwixt and between human stem cell guidelines and legislation 

    Baylis, F.. 2002. "Betwixt and between human stem cell guidelines and legislation." Health law review 11(1): 44-50.
    No abstract available.
  • Bioethics for clinicians: 12. Ethical dilemmas that arise in the care of pregnant women: rethinking "maternal-fetal" conflicts 

    Flagler, E., F. Baylis, and S. Rodgers. 1997. "Bioethics for clinicians: 12. Ethical dilemmas that arise in the care of pregnant women: rethinking "maternal-fetal" conflicts." Canadian Medical Association journal 156(12): 1729-1732.
    When a pregnant woman makes a decision or acts in a manner that may be detrimental to the health and well-being of her fetus, her physician may be faced with an ethical dilemma. Is the physician's primary duty to respect ...
  • Bioethics for clinicians: 8. Confidentiality 

    Kleinman, I., F. Baylis, S. Rodgers, and P. A. Singer. 1997. "Bioethics for clinicians: 8. Confidentiality." Canadian Medical Association journal 156(4): 521-524.
    Physicians are obliged to keep information about their patients secret. The understanding that the physician will not disclose private information about the patient provides a foundation for trust in the therapeutic ...
  • Blacks as me: narrative identity 

    Baylis, F.. 2003. "Blacks as me: narrative identity." Developing world bioethics 3(2): 142-150.
    This commentary responds to genetic testing of African ancestry through a series of personal narratives that reveal a complex, intimate, and individualised process of identity formation. The author discusses both how her ...
  • Brains, genes, and the making of the self 

    Reid, L., and F. Baylis. 2005. "Brains, genes, and the making of the self." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 5(2): 21-3; discussion W3-4.
    No abstract available.
  • Children and Decisionmaking in Health Research 

    Baylis, Françoise, Jocelyn Downie, and Nuala Kenny. 1999. "Children and Decisionmaking in Health Research." IRB: Ethics and Human Research 21(4): 5-10.
    No abstract available.
  • Chimera Research and Stem Cell Therapies for Human Neurodegenerative Disorders 

    Baylis, F. & Fenton, A. (2007). Chimera research and stem cell therapies for human neurodegenerative disorders. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 16, 195-208. DOI:10.1017/S0963180107070211
    In April 2005, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) published its Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research. These voluntary guidelines are among the most permissive in the world—in a country that prohibits ...
  • Choice in fertility preservation in girls and adolescent women with cancer 

    Nisker, J., F. Baylis, and C. McLeod. 2006. "Choice in fertility preservation in girls and adolescent women with cancer." Cancer 107(7 Suppl): 1686-1689.
    With the cure rate for many pediatric malignancies now between 70% and 90%, infertility becomes an increasingly important issue. Strategies for preserving fertility in girls and adolescent women occur in two distinct ...
  • Choosing a path: setting a course for the journey 

    Baylis, F.. 2008. "Choosing a path: setting a course for the journey." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 8(12): 4-6.
    No abstract available.
  • Codes of ethics : ethics codes, standards and guidelines for professionals working in a health care setting in Canada 

    Baylis, Françoise, Jocelyn Downie, and Department of Bioethics Hospital for Sick Children.. 1992. Codes of ethics : ethics codes, standards and guidelines for professionals working in a health care setting in Canada. Toronto: Dept. of Bioethics, Hospital for Sick Children.
    No abstract available.
  • The common rule, pregnant women, and research: no need to "rescue" that which should be revised 

    Kaposy, C., and F. Baylis. 2011. "The common rule, pregnant women, and research: no need to "rescue" that which should be revised." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 11(5): 60-62.
    No abstract available.
  • Confusion worse confounded. British Medical Journal [Rapid Response: Withdrawal of clinical trials policy by Canadian research institute is a “lost opportunity for increased transparency” by Ann Silversides. British Medical Journal 2011;342:d2570]. 

    Baylis, F & Downie, J. (2011) Confusion worse confounded. British Medical Journal [Rapid Response: Withdrawal of clinical trials policy by Canadian research institute is a “lost opportunity for increased transparency” by Ann Silversides. British Medical Journal 2011;342:d2570]. Available at; http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d2570/reply
    Rapid response to "Withdrawal of clinical trials policy by Canadian research institute is a 'lost opportunity for increased transparency'" by Ann Silversides.
  • Creating humanesque embryos 

    Baylis, Francoise. 2010. "Creating humanesque embryos." In The 'healthy' embryo : social, biomedical, legal, and philosophical perspectives, . Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.
    "Public attention on embryo research has never been greater. Modern reproductive medicine technology and the use of embryos to generate stem cells ensure that this will continue to be a topic of debate and research across ...
  • Crossing species boundaries 

    Robert, J. S., and F. Baylis. 2003. "Crossing species boundaries." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 3(3): 1-13.
    This paper critically examines the biology of species identity and the morality of crossing species boundaries in the context of emerging research that involves combining human and nonhuman animals at the genetic or ...
  • Cryopreserved human embryos in Canada and their availability for research 

    Baylis, F., B. Beagan, J. Johnston, and N. Ram. 2003. "Cryopreserved human embryos in Canada and their availability for research." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 25(12): 1026-1031.
    OBJECTIVE: To determine the number of cryopreserved human embryos at all Canadian in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics, the number of these embryos that have been donated to research, and the consent processes regarding ...
  • Dances with the pharmaceutical industry 

    Gibson, E., F. Baylis, and S. Lewis. 2002. "Dances with the pharmaceutical industry." CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne 166(4): 448-450.
    No abstract available.