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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 23 Citations 3,145 98 World Ranking 951 National Ranking 567

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Common law
  • Social science

Rebecca Dresser mainly investigates Personal autonomy, Psychiatry, Quality of life, Law and Family medicine. Her studies examine the connections between Psychiatry and genetics, as well as such issues in Dementia, with regards to Applied psychology and Ethical issues. Her Quality of life research incorporates themes from Surrogate decision-maker and Gerontology.

Rebecca Dresser has included themes like Identity, Office for Human Research Protections and Unconscious mind in her Law study. Her Family medicine research incorporates elements of Vulnerable population and Translational science. Her research investigates the link between Dominion and topics such as Autonomy that cross with problems in Nursing.

Her most cited work include:

  • Advance Directives as Acts of Communication A Randomized Controlled Trial (331 citations)
  • Guidelines on forgoing life-sustaining medical treatment (276 citations)
  • The Rule of Double Effect — A Critique of Its Role in End-of-Life Decision Making (268 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her primary areas of investigation include Law, Psychiatry, Bioethics, Engineering ethics and Dementia. Supreme court, Legislation, Statute, Legislature and Punishment are subfields of Law in which her conducts study. Her work on Psychiatry is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Disease.

As part of one scientific family, Rebecca Dresser deals mainly with the area of Bioethics, narrowing it down to issues related to the Informed consent, and often Public relations. Her work is dedicated to discovering how Engineering ethics, Psychological intervention are connected with Family medicine and other disciplines. The study incorporates disciplines such as Autonomy and Gerontology in addition to Dementia.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Law (27.54%)
  • Psychiatry (12.71%)
  • Bioethics (9.75%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Law (27.54%)
  • Dementia (8.90%)
  • Engineering ethics (9.32%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Rebecca Dresser mostly deals with Law, Dementia, Engineering ethics, Psychological intervention and Public relations. Her Law study frequently involves adjacent topics like Medical emergency. The various areas that Rebecca Dresser examines in her Dementia study include Assisted suicide, Psychiatry, Gerontology and Qualitative research.

Her research in Psychiatry intersects with topics in Autonomy, Biomarker, Precommitment and National public radio. Her work investigates the relationship between Engineering ethics and topics such as Foundation that intersect with problems in Government regulation. Her Public relations research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Identity, Informed consent, Health information and Value.

Between 2011 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • The OHRP and SUPPORT — Another View (47 citations)
  • Preferences for return of incidental findings from genome sequencing among women diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age (30 citations)
  • Subversive Subjects: Rule‐Breaking and Deception in Clinical Trials (28 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Common law
  • Social science

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Law, Dementia, Assisted suicide, Disease and Psychological intervention. The study of Law is intertwined with the study of Office for Human Research Protections in a number of ways. The concepts of her Dementia study are interwoven with issues in Gerontology, Psychiatry, Autonomy, Alzheimer's disease and Principle of sufficient reason.

Her Psychiatry research includes elements of Personal autonomy and National public radio. Her Psychological intervention study deals with Engineering ethics intersecting with Multidisciplinary approach and Agency. While the research belongs to areas of Legislature, Rebecca Dresser spends her time largely on the problem of Harm, intersecting her research to questions surrounding Clinical trial.

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Best Publications

Advance Directives as Acts of Communication A Randomized Controlled Trial

Peter H. Ditto;Joseph H. Danks;William D. Smucker;Jamila Bookwala.
JAMA Internal Medicine (2001)

489 Citations

Guidelines on forgoing life-sustaining medical treatment

A. Kohrman;E. W. Clayton;J. E. Frader;M. A. Grodin.
Pediatrics (1994)

421 Citations

The Rule of Double Effect — A Critique of Its Role in End-of-Life Decision Making

Timothy E. Quill;Rebecca Dresser;Dan W. Brock.
The New England Journal of Medicine (1997)

404 Citations

Sources of Concern about the Patient Self-Determination Act

Susan M. Wolf;Philip Boyle;Daniel Callahan;Joseph J. Fins.
The New England Journal of Medicine (1991)

201 Citations

The Human Use of Animals: Case Studies in Ethical Choice

F. Barbara Orlans;Tom L. Beauchamp;Rebecca Dresser;David B. Morton.
(1998)

113 Citations

The OHRP and SUPPORT — Another View

Ruth Macklin;Lois Shepherd;Alice Dreger;Adrienne Asch.
The New England Journal of Medicine (2013)

79 Citations

Best Scientists Citing Rebecca Dresser

Laura Weiss Roberts

Laura Weiss Roberts

Stanford University

Publications: 19

Joseph J. Fins

Joseph J. Fins

Cornell University

Publications: 16

Robert D. Truog

Robert D. Truog

Harvard University

Publications: 15

Peter H. Ditto

Peter H. Ditto

University of California, Irvine

Publications: 13

Benjamin S. Wilfond

Benjamin S. Wilfond

University of Washington

Publications: 11

Bernard Lo

Bernard Lo

University of California, San Francisco

Publications: 11

Peter A. Singer

Peter A. Singer

Princeton University

Publications: 11

David Wendler

David Wendler

National Institutes of Health

Publications: 10

David B. Resnik

David B. Resnik

National Institutes of Health

Publications: 9

Scott Y. H. Kim

Scott Y. H. Kim

National Institutes of Health

Publications: 9

Ezekiel J. Emanuel

Ezekiel J. Emanuel

University of Pennsylvania

Publications: 9

Dan W. Brock

Dan W. Brock

Harvard University

Publications: 8

Deborah Carr

Deborah Carr

Boston University

Publications: 8

Wendy A. Rogers

Wendy A. Rogers

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publications: 8

Jeremy M. Grimshaw

Jeremy M. Grimshaw

Ottawa Hospital

Publications: 7

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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