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My doctoral research concerns 'best interests' decisions in nephrology, with a focus on dialysis. Through an empirical bioethics project, I am questioning if and when it is in the best interests of a patient with end-stage kidney disease who lacks decision-making capacity to forego dialysis in favour of conservative management.
I also work on the ethics of reproductive health, looking particularly at the (potential) role of telemedicine in the delivery of abortion care. My book on this - 'Early Medical Abortion, Equality of Access, and the Telemedical Imperative' - is currently in press with Oxford University Press and is due to be published in September 2021 (co-authored with Elizabeth Chloe Romanis of Durham University).
Other research interests include: prisoner health, HIV prevention, organ donation/transplantation, telemedicine, and genetic privacy.
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COVID-19 and Reproductive Justice in Great Britain and the United States: Ensuring Access to Abortion Care during a Global PandemicRomanis, E. C., Parsons, J. A. & Hodson, N., 18 May 2020, In: Journal of Law and the Biosciences. 7, 1, 24 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile108 Downloads (Pure)
Best Interests v Resource Allocation: Could COVID-19 cloud decision-making for the cognitively impaired?Parsons, J. A. & Johal, H. K., May 2020, In: Journal of Medical Ethics. 46, 7, p. 447-450 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile55 Downloads (Pure)
Parsons, J. A. & Romanis, E. C., 2022, (In preparation) Oxford University Press.
Research output: Book/Report › Authored book
PrEPosterous?: The ethics of state-funded pre-exposure prophylaxis for men who have sex with men at high risk of human immunodeficiency virusAuthor: Parsons, J. A., 23 Jun 2020
Supervisor: Ives, J. (Supervisor) & Round, J. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Master's Thesis › Master of Science (MSc)File