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An International Comparative Case Study of the Health Equity Impacts of Medical Tourism in Developing Countries

Snyder, J., & Crooks, V.A. “New Ethical Perspectives on Medical Tourism in the Developing World.” Developing World Bioethics, 12(1): iii-vi, 1-54, 2012. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dewb.2012.12.issue-1/issuetoc.

Snyder, J., & Crooks, V.A. “Perceptions of the Ethics of Medical Tourism by Canadian Patients: Comparing Patient and Academic Perspectives.” Public Health Ethics, 5(1): 38-46, 2012. Retrieved from http://phe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/12/09/phe.phr034.abstract?keytype=ref&ijkey=2UAmSHL5My1poXV.

Snyder, J., & Crooks, V.A. “Beyond Sun, Sand, and Stitches: Assigning Responsibility for the Harms of Medical Tourism.” Bioethics: 2012. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-8519.2011.01942.x/full.

Kingsbury, P., Crooks, V.A., Snyder, J., Johnston, R., & Adams, K. (in press) “Narratives of Emotion and Anxiety in Medical Tourism: On State of the Heart and Larry’s Kidney.” Social & Cultural Geography.

Snyder, J., Crooks, V.A., & Turner, L. “Issues and Challenges in Research on Ethical Issues in Medical Tourism: Reflections from a Conference.” Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 8: 3-6, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com/content/n433wgm0822hx080/?MUD=MP.

Penney, K., Snyder, J., Crooks, V.A., & Johnston, R. “Risk communication and informed consent in the medical tourism industry: A thematic content analysis of Canadian broker websites.” BMC Medical Ethics, 12:17, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6939/12/17.
Snyder, J., Crooks, V.A., Kingsbury, P., Adams, K., & Johnston, R. “The ‘Patient’s Physician One-Step Removed’: The evolving roles of medical tourism facilitators.”  Journal of Medical Ethics, 37(9): 530-534, 2011. Retrieved from http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2011/04/06/jme.2011.042374.full.pdf.

Snyder, J., Crooks, V.A. Johnston, R., & Kingsbury, P. “What do we know about Canadian involvement in medical tourism?  A scoping review.” Open Medicine, 5(3): 139-148, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.openmedicine.ca/article/view/442/421.

Johnston, R., Crooks, V.A., Adams, K., Snyder, J., & Kingsbury, P. “An industry perspective on Canadian patients’ involvement in medical tourism: Implications for public health.”  BMC Public Health, 11: 416, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-11-416.pdf.

Crooks, V.A. & Snyder, J. “What Canadian Family Physicians Need to Know About Medical Tourism.” Canadian Family Physician, 57(5): 527-529, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.cfp.ca/content/57/5/527.full.

Snyder, J., Dharamsi, S., & Crooks, V.A. “Fly-by medical care: Conceptualizing the global and local social responsibilities of medical tourists and physician voluntourists.” Globalization & Health, 7:6, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/pdf/1744-8603-7-6.pdf.

Crooks, V.A., Turner, L., Snyder, J., Johnston, R., & Kingsbury, P. “Promoting Medical Tourism to India: Messages, Images, and the Marketing of International Patient Travel.”  Social Science & Medicine, 72: 726-732, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953611000359.

Johnston, R., Crooks, V.A., Snyder, J., & Kingsbury, P. “What is known about the effects of medical tourism in destination and departure countries? A scoping review.” International Journal for Equity in Health, 9:24, 2010. Retrieved from http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/9/1/24.

Crooks, V.A., Kingsbury, P., Snyder, J., & Johnston, R. “What is known about the patient’s experience of medical tourism? A scoping review.” BMC Health Services Research10:266, 2010. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/10/266/abstract/.

Crooks, V.A., & Snyder, J. “Regulating medical tourism.” The Lancet, 376(9751): 1465-1466, 2010. Retrieved from http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2810%2961993-9/fulltext.

Snyder, J., & Crooks, V.A. “Medical tourism and bariatric surgery: More moral challenges.” American Journal of Bioethics, 10(12): 28-30, 2010. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15265161.2010.528510.

Cinnamon, J., Schuurman, N., & Crooks, V.A. “Assessing the suitability of host communities for secondary palliative care hubs: A location analysis model.” Health & Place, 15(3): 792-800, 2009.Crooks, V.A., Bristeir, L., Turner, J., Casey, V., & Johnston, R. Understanding the Health and Safety Risks for British Columbia’s Outbound Medical Tourists. Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.sfu.ca/medicaltourism/UnderstandingtheHealthSafetyRisksforBritishColumbiaOutboundMedicalTourists.pdf.

Crooks,V.A., Snyder, J., Johnston, R., & Kingsbury, P. Perspectives on Canadians’ Involvement in Medical Tourism. Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.sfu.ca/medicaltourism/Perspectives_on_Canadians_Involvement_in_Medical_Tourism.pdf.

Crooks, V.A., Snyder, J., Johnston, R., & Kingsbury, P. Perspectivas sobre el involucramiento de los canadienses en el turismo médico. Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.sfu.ca/medicaltourism/perspectivas_sobre_el_involucramiento_de_los_canadienses_en_el_turismo_medico.pdf.

Cenney, K., Snyder, J., Crooks, V.A., & Johnston, R. “Risk Communication and Informed Consent in the Medical Tourism Industry: A Thematic Content Analysis of Canadian Broker Websites.” BMC Medical Ethics, 12: 17, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6939/12/17.

Johnston, R. Crooks, V.A., Adams, K., Snyder, J., & Kingsbury, P. “An industry perspective on Canadian patients’ involvement in medical tourism: Implications for public health.” BMC Public Health, 11: 416, 2011. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-11-416.pdf.