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Prof Soren Holm - publications

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  • Schlander, M., Garattini, S., Holm, S., Kolominsky-Rabas, P., Nord, E., Persson, U., ... Toumi, M. (2014). Incremental cost per quality-adjusted life year gained? The need for alternative methods to evaluate medical interventions for ultra-rare disorders. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, 3(4), 399-422. DOI: 10.2217/cer.14.34. Publication link: af95469e-1dd9-4328-8236-4d026ef5c2ba | PubMed:25275236
  • Ploug, T., Holm, S., & Brodersen, J. (2014). Scientific second-order 'nudging' or lobbying by interest groups: the battle over Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programmes. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. DOI: 10.1007/s11019-014-9566-9. Publication link: 2c8da670-5611-4760-bd36-272ebbdb930b | PubMed:24807744
  • Holm, S., Teays, W. (Ed.), Gordon, J-S. (Ed.), & Renteln, A. D. (Ed.) (2014). Lost in translation: Can we have a global bioethics without a global moral language? In Global Bioethicws and Human Rights: Contemporary Issues. (pp. 41-51). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. . Publication link: 4c8adde0-8375-44f0-842c-09917d9eba73



  • Holm, S., Stokes, E., & Chadwick, R. (Ed.) (2012). Precautionary Principle. In Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (2. ed.). (2 ed., Vol. 3, pp. 569-575). New York: Elsevier. . Publication link: ed17fff1-f79f-4b8b-bdf3-95e4330f1223
  • Holm, S. (2012). From steward to Stuart: some problems in deciding for others. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 62(5), 617-631. . Publication link: ef2957eb-495e-4cae-b0d4-1f3224129315
  • Holm, S., Quigley, M. (Ed.), Chan, S. (Ed.), & Harris, J. (Ed.) (2012). Who do you call a hypocrite? Stem cells and comparative hypocritology. In Stem Cells - New Frontiers ind Science & Ethics. (pp. 187-206). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. . Publication link: f0d510c5-7ede-4281-9dbf-d8a9fb7813ed
  • Holm, S. (2012). Il potenziamento per via genetica : temi e problemi. In Etica e Genetica – Storia, Concetti, Pratiche. (pp. 73-93). Milano: Bruno Mondadori. . Publication link: e1d9faf5-1931-44fc-bd15-e1058cd47867
  • Ploug, T., & Holm, S. (2012). Pharmaceutical information systems and possible implementations of informed consent -- developing an heuristic.BMC Medical Ethics, 13(1), 30. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6939-13-30. Publication link: 4fa6df02-6f7f-41c8-89e0-902f8cbc955c | PubMed:23157854
  • Ploug, T., Holm, S., & Brodersen, J. (2012). To nudge or not to nudge: Cancer screening programmes and the limits of libertarian paternalism. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(12), 1193-1196. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2012-201194. Publication link: 4246527e-af3c-47d4-858e-03e4b2092a28
  • Holm, S., & Chadwick, R. (Ed.) (2012). Autonomy. In Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (2. ed). (2 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 229-236). New York: Elsevier. . Publication link: 845f7b0c-ff1b-4274-8e8f-3ccc193f2dd7
  • Holm, S., & Chadwick, R. (Ed.) (2012). Embryology, Ethics of. In Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. (2 ed., Vol. 2, pp. 81-87). New York: Elsevier. . Publication link: 8ee04a95-d224-41ac-b9f4-623d4cc96b01
  • Holm, S., Giordano, S. (Ed.), Coggon, J. (Ed.), & Cappaton, M. (Ed.) (2012). Religion and Scientific Freedom. In Scientific Freedom. (pp. 128-140). London: Bloomsbury. . Publication link: 5673e047-c2fc-4dc5-9e14-60017e2b02bd



  • Tapp, L., Edwards, A., Elwyn, G., Holm, S., & Eriksson, T. (2010). Quality improvement in general practice: Enabling general practitioners to judge ethical dilemmas. Journal of Medical Ethics, 36(3), 184-188. DOI: 10.1136/jme.2009.032078. Publication link: 80bf6801-ade2-40e9-bf2e-52f239e68552 | PubMed:20212001
  • Holm, S., & Voo, T. C. (2010). Brain-Machine Interfaces and Perosnal Responsibility for Action - Maybe not as Complicated after all. Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology, 4(3). . Publication link: 6a021fa0-be64-4163-b735-093f96bfc076
  • Holm, S., & Voo, T. C. (2010). Brain-machine interfaces and personal responsibility for action - Maybe not as complicated after all. Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology, 4(3), [7]. DOI: 10.2202/1941-6008.1153. Publication link: e38e8236-2008-4cef-b0f6-08963df6dbda







  • Harris, J., & Holm, S. (2002). Commentary on Skene and Parker: The role of a church (or other ideologically based interest group) in developing the law - A plea for ethereal intervention. Journal of Medical Ethics, 28(4), 219-220. DOI: 10.1136/jme.28.4.219. Publication link: a87d4153-a587-40a8-b42f-c50d791e9dec
  • Bennett, R., Erin, C., Harris, J., Holm, S., Bunnin, N. (Ed.), & Tsui-James, E. (Ed.) (2002). Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Genethics. In The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell. . Publication link: 73adcb45-3ddc-4414-a289-2ac804682365
  • Harris, J., & Holm, S. (2002). Extending human lifespan and the precautionary paradox. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 27(3), 355-368. DOI: 10.1076/jmep.27.3.355.2983. Publication link: 1b150548-c84a-41b4-a7af-2ff2099aa8a0


  • Bennett, R., & Holm, S. (2001). Genetic research on tissues stored in tissue banks. ISUMA:Canadian Journal of Policy Research, 2(3). . Publication link: 1945a29a-fc2b-4294-8cf1-341cd721ff15
  • Erin, C. A., & Holm, S. (2001). Deciding on Life - An Ethical Analysis of the Manchester Conjoined Twins Case. Journal - Jahrbuch fur Wissenschaft und Ethik. . Publication link: 900b1dae-1729-4220-9ae0-8208b886d2a0


  • Fabrin, A., Hasman, A., Kristensen, K., Isager, R. L., & Holm, S. (2000). Do doctors know the content of the Hippocratic Oath and other medical oaths and declarations?Bulletin of medical ethics, (154), 13-16. . Publication link: 821fd8a5-240a-4d7f-8c27-8cad7584b993


  • Rossel, P., & Holm, S. (1999). How does the public perceive the motives of medical researchers for doing research?Bulletin of medical ethics, 146, 16-17. . Publication link: 56ac85b3-80ed-41b1-9dbf-ddb2dfefea63
  • Madsen, S., Holm, S., & Riis, P. (1999). Hvor udforlig information og hvor lang betaenkningstid onsker potentielle forsogspersoner? (How explicit information do prospective research participants want?).Ugeskrift for Laeger, 161(18). . Publication link: a40fccaa-14c8-4d32-9b16-ec47fbedf1ef
  • Holm, S., Liss, P. E., & Norheim, O. F. (1999). Access to health care in the Scandinavian countries: Ethical aspects. Health Care Analysis, 7(4), 321-330. DOI: 10.1023/A:1009460010196. Publication link: 9ee0b84a-8ccb-41d8-9dd2-17be57ca21ff
  • Madsen, S., Holm, S., & Riis, P. (1999). Ethical aspects of clinical trials: The attitudes of the public and out- patients. Journal of Internal Medicine, 245(6), 571-579. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2796.1999.00502.x. Publication link: 239c82f0-7bb7-4c70-81a6-318504d1ebe8
  • Forsman, B., Holm, S., Fleischhauer, K., & Serrao, D. (1999). The Danish debate on priorities in health care.The Debate on Priorities in Health Care in : Sweden, Denmark, Germany & Portugal, Studies in Medical Ethics 6. . Publication link: 09a7ed29-df15-40cf-939e-490aa5fa86da
  • Bjørn, E., Rossel, P., & Holm, S. (1999). Can the written information to research subjects be improved? - An empirical study. Journal of Medical Ethics, 25(3), 263-267. . Publication link: 345283fb-6dab-4e10-9d30-185ec8350a05
  • Jørgensen, E. O., & Holm, S. (1999). Prediction of neurological outcome after cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation, 41(2), 145-152. DOI: 10.1016/S0300-9572(99)00039-8. Publication link: 3a511a49-4d29-45a5-a320-50a29ccfa787


  • Holm, S., & Harris, J. (1998). The Future of Human Reproduction. Oxford: Clarendon Press.. Publication link: 2bc051f7-b925-4ccc-bd6f-6e5d3d4638f2
  • Holm, S. (1998). What does phenomenology offer to medical ethics?Advances in Bioethics: Critical Reflections on Medical Ethics, 4. . Publication link: ab733a10-cffc-42aa-9655-0cceeddf8540
  • Harris, J., & Holm, S. (1998). Ethical Issues in Pre-implantation diagnosis. The Future of Human Reproduction. . Publication link: 946002ab-88c1-43a9-a3ba-10e0e35427eb
  • Holm, S. (1998). Goodbye to the simple solutions: The second phase of priority setting in health care. BMJ, 317(7164), 1000-1002. . Publication link: 92f4c3f7-3d74-4188-ba12-c5b024a79caf
  • Hasman, A., & Holm, S. (1998). Laege-patientforholdet i laegeromaner (The doctor-patient relationship in "Doctors novels").Manedsskrift for Praktisk Laegegerning, 76(12). . Publication link: 71b65eaf-e7e0-49c5-9496-46705716e52a
  • Holm, S. (1998). A life in the shadow: one reason why we should not clone humans.Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 7(2), 160-162. . Publication link: 704b27cf-f7aa-43a5-a46e-8f386f8e6996


  • Beaufort, I. D., Hilhorst, M., & Holm, S. (1996). "In the eye of the beholder: The moral implications of altered appearance in cancer". In In the eye of the beholder - ethics and medical change of appearance.. Scandinavian University Press. . Publication link: b2ed5d62-5e30-428a-95a5-2f3cbc96ef56