BMC Medical Ethics

(The TQCC of BMC Medical Ethics is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Privacy and artificial intelligence: challenges for protecting health information in a new era109
Artificial intelligence for good health: a scoping review of the ethics literature93
Moral distress and ethical climate in intensive care medicine during COVID-19: a nationwide study75
Structural racism in precision medicine: leaving no one behind59
Relational autonomy in end-of-life care ethics: a contextualized approach to real-life complexities44
Embedded ethics: a proposal for integrating ethics into the development of medical AI39
Digital tools in the informed consent process: a systematic review38
Ethics review of big data research: What should stay and what should be reformed?34
COVID-19: where is the national ethical guidance?33
Ethics education to support ethical competence learning in healthcare: an integrative systematic review31
Preprints in times of COVID19: the time is ripe for agreeing on terminology and good practices28
The patient and clinician experience of informed consent for surgery: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence27
Ethical arguments concerning human-animal chimera research: a systematic review26
Ethics parallel research: an approach for (early) ethical guidance of biomedical innovation25
Patients’ and professionals’ views related to ethical issues in precision medicine: a mixed research synthesis25
Ethical issues and practical barriers in internet-based suicide prevention research: a review and investigator survey25
Structural coercion in the context of community engagement in global health research conducted in a low resource setting in Africa25
Forgoing life-sustaining treatment – a comparative analysis of regulations in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and England24
Do solidarity and reciprocity obligations compel African researchers to feedback individual genetic results in genomics research?23
Data Access Committees23
A scoping review of the literature featuring research ethics and research integrity cases23
The social licence for data-intensive health research: towards co-creation, public value and trust22
A palliative care approach in psychiatry: clinical implications21
Prioritising access to pandemic influenza vaccine: a review of the ethics literature21
A systematic review of patient access to medical records in the acute setting: practicalities, perspectives and ethical consequences21
Patient distrust in pharmaceutical companies: an explanation for women under-representation in respiratory clinical trials?21
Public trust and global biobank networks21
The concept of vulnerability in aged care: a systematic review of argument-based ethics literature20
Trust and digital privacy in healthcare: a cross-sectional descriptive study of trust and attitudes towards uses of electronic health data among the general public in Sweden20
Ethical decision-making climate, moral distress, and intention to leave among ICU professionals in a tertiary academic hospital center20
Ethical factors determining ECMO allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic19
Stakeholder views on the acceptability of human infection studies in Malawi19
Partnering with patients in healthcare research: a scoping review of ethical issues, challenges, and recommendations for practice19
Addressing ethical challenges of disclosure in dementia prediction: limitations of current guidelines and suggestions to proceed19
In Defence of informed consent for health record research - why arguments from ‘easy rescue’, ‘no harm’ and ‘consent bias’ fail19
Researchers’ views on, and experiences with, the requirement to obtain informed consent in research involving human participants: a qualitative study18
Sharing whilst caring: solidarity and public trust in a data-driven healthcare system18
Attitudes towards organ donation in Syria: a cross-sectional study18
Perceptions of plagiarism by biomedical researchers: an online survey in Europe and China17
“Who is watching the watchdog?”: ethical perspectives of sharing health-related data for precision medicine in Singapore16
Redundant trials can be prevented, if the EU clinical trial regulation is applied duly16
Too much safety? Safeguards and equal access in the context of voluntary assisted dying legislation16
Prioritising ‘already-scarce’ intensive care unit resources in the midst of COVID-19: a call for regional triage committees in South Africa16
Citizens' views on sharing their health data: the role of competence, reliability and pursuing the common good16
Among equity and dignity: an argument-based review of European ethical guidelines under COVID-1916
Secondary research use of personal medical data: patient attitudes towards data donation16
Why have Advance Directives failed in Spain?15
Moral competence, moral teamwork and moral action - the European Moral Case Deliberation Outcomes (Euro-MCD) Instrument 2.0 and its revision process15
South African traditional values and beliefs regarding informed consent and limitations of the principle of respect for autonomy in African communities: a cross-cultural qualitative study15
Personalized and long-term electronic informed consent in clinical research: stakeholder views15
Stakeholder perspectives on the ethico-legal dimensions of biobanking in South Africa15
Defining ethical challenge(s) in healthcare research: a rapid review15
Theory and practice of integrative clinical ethics support: a joint experience within gender affirmative care15
Health care ethics programs in U.S. Hospitals: results from a National Survey14
Ethics framework for citizen science and public and patient participation in research14
The path toward ectogenesis: looking beyond the technical challenges14
A principled ethical approach to intersex paediatric surgeries13
Human germline editing in the era of CRISPR-Cas: risk and uncertainty, inter-generational responsibility, therapeutic legitimacy13
A scoping review of the perceptions of death in the context of organ donation and transplantation13
The obstacles to organ donation following brain death in Iran: a qualitative study13
Patient privacy and autonomy: a comparative analysis of cases of ethical dilemmas in China and the United States13
Ownership of individual-level health data, data sharing, and data governance13
The use of personal health information outside the circle of care: consent preferences of patients from an academic health care institution13
Evaluating assessment tools of the quality of clinical ethics consultations: a systematic scoping review from 1992 to 201912
Knowledge and attitudes of physicians toward research ethics and scientific misconduct in Lebanon12
Organ donation after euthanasia starting at home in a patient with multiple system atrophy12
Examination and diagnosis of electronic patient records and their associated ethics: a scoping literature review12
Using practical wisdom to facilitate ethical decision-making: a major empirical study of phronesis in the decision narratives of doctors12
Community perspectives on the benefits and risks of technologically enhanced communicable disease surveillance systems: a report on four community juries12
Self-evaluated ethical competence of a practicing physiotherapist: a national study in Finland12
Experts’ moral views on gene drive technologies: a qualitative interview study12
Moral neutralization: Nurses’ evolution in unethical climate workplaces12
The full spectrum of ethical issues in dementia research: findings of a systematic qualitative review12
Views of university students in Jordan towards Biobanking11
Study protocol: the Australian genetics and life insurance moratorium—monitoring the effectiveness and response (A-GLIMMER) project11
A scoping review of genetics and genomics research ethics policies and guidelines for Africa11
Polygenic risk scoring of human embryos: a qualitative study of media coverage11
Sharing genomic data from clinical testing with researchers: public survey of expectations of clinical genomic data management in Queensland, Australia11
Public awareness of and attitudes towards research biobanks in Latvia11
The ethics of machine learning-based clinical decision support: an analysis through the lens of professionalisation theory11
Clinical Ethics Committees in Africa: lost in the shadow of RECs/IRBs?11
Stakeholders' perspectives on research integrity training practices: a qualitative study11
Still a moral dilemma: how Ethiopian professionals providing abortion come to terms with conflicting norms and demands10
Future healthcare providers and professionalism on social media: a cross-sectional study10
Trends in Swedish physicians’ attitudes towards physician-assisted suicide: a cross-sectional study10
Implementation challenges for an ethical introduction of noninvasive prenatal testing: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals’ views from Lebanon and Quebec10
Why should HCWs receive priority access to vaccines in a pandemic?10
Adding dynamic consent to a longitudinal cohort study: A qualitative study of EXCEED participant perspectives10
A qualitative study of big data and the opioid epidemic: recommendations for data governance10
Dishonesty and research misconduct within the medical profession10
Bioethics and the use of social media for medical crowdfunding10
The association between perceived hospital ethical climate and self-evaluated care quality for COVID-19 patients: the mediating role of ethical sensitivity among Chinese anti-pandemic nurses10
Equitable data sharing in epidemics and pandemics10
Cultural sensitivity in brain death determination: a necessity in end-of-life decisions in Japan10
The Swedish translation and cultural adaptation of the Measure of Moral Distress for Healthcare Professionals (MMD-HP)10
A scoping review of considerations and practices for benefit sharing in biobanking10
Implementing clinical ethics committees as a complex intervention: presentation of a feasibility study in community care9
“Many roads lead to Rome and the Artificial Intelligence only shows me one road”: an interview study on physician attitudes regarding the implementation of computerised clinical decision support syste9
What passive euthanasia is9
Enhancing patient safety by integrating ethical dimensions to Critical Incident Reporting Systems9
Decision-making approaches for children with life-limiting conditions: results from a qualitative phenomenological study9
A qualitative interview study of Australian physicians on defensive practice and low value care: “it’s easier to talk about our fear of lawyers than to talk about our fear of looking bad in front of e9
The theorisation of ‘best interests’ in bioethical accounts of decision-making9
Neonatologists’ decision-making for resuscitation and non-resuscitation of extremely preterm infants: ethical principles, challenges, and strategies—a qualitative study9
Meta-consent for the secondary use of health data within a learning health system: a qualitative study of the public’s perspective9
Solitary death and new lifestyles during and after COVID-19: wearable devices and public health ethics9
The COVID-19 pandemic and organ donation and transplantation: ethical issues9
How do 66 European institutional review boards approve one protocol for an international prospective observational study on traumatic brain injury? Experiences from the CENTER-TBI study9
Being torn by inevitable moral dilemma: experiences of ICU nurses9
Participatory development of CURA, a clinical ethics support instrument for palliative care9
Achieving inclusive research priority-setting: what do people with lived experience and the public think is essential?9
Indicators and criteria of consciousness: ethical implications for the care of behaviourally unresponsive patients9
A qualitative study exploring stakeholder perspectives on the use of biological samples for future unspecified research in Malawi9
US medical and surgical society position statements on physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia: a review9
Intensive and pharmacological care in times of COVID-19: A “special ethics” for emergency?9
Should biomedical research with great apes be restricted? A systematic review of reasons9
South Africa’s new standard material transfer agreement: proposals for improvement and pointers for implementation9
“I don’t think people are ready to trust these algorithms at face value”: trust and the use of machine learning algorithms in the diagnosis of rare disease8
Governance frameworks for COVID-19 research ethics review and oversight in Latin America: an exploratory study8
Challenges and proposed solutions in making clinical research on COVID-19 ethical: a status quo analysis across German research ethics committees8
Medical ethics: knowledge, attitude and practice among doctors in three teaching hospitals in Sri Lanka8
Human genome editing: how to prevent rogue actors8
Taking stock of the availability and functions of National Ethics Committees worldwide8
Developing a toolkit for engagement practice: sharing power with communities in priority-setting for global health research projects8
Caregiver reactions to neuroimaging evidence of covert consciousness in patients with severe brain injury: a qualitative interview study8
Scarcity of resources and inequity in access are frequently reported ethical issues for physiotherapists internationally: an observational study8
Asking the right questions: towards a person-centered conception of shared decision-making regarding treatment of advanced chronic kidney disease in older patients8
Disclosure to genetic relatives without consent – Australian genetic professionals’ awareness of the health privacy law8
What does engagement mean to participants in longitudinal cohort studies? A qualitative study8
Health professionals' knowledge and attitude towards patient confidentiality and associated factors in a resource-limited setting: a cross-sectional study8
Ethical challenges regarding the use of stem cells: interviews with researchers from Saudi Arabia8
The role of community advisory boards in community-based HIV clinical trials: a qualitative study from Tanzania8
Ethical challenges of caring for burn patients: a qualitative study8
Usage of do-not-attempt-to-resuscitate orders in a Swedish community hospital – patient involvement, documentation and compliance8
Family discussions and demographic factors influence adolescent’s knowledge and attitude towards organ donation after brain death: a questionnaire study8
(Re)Conceptualising ‘good’ proxy decision-making for research: the implications for proxy consent decision quality8
A practical approach to the ethical use of memory modulating technologies8
Disclosure of medical errors: physicians’ knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) in an oncology center8
Ethical challenges experienced by prehospital emergency personnel: a practice-based model of analysis8
Motives of contributing personal data for health research: (non-)participation in a Dutch biobank8
What does coercion in intensive care mean for patients and their relatives? A thematic qualitative study8
Health data research on sudden cardiac arrest: perspectives of survivors and their next-of-kin8