Publications

Leigh Turner. Transnational Medical Travel: Ethical Dimensions of Global Healthcare. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2013; 22, 2: 170-180.

Victoria Casey, Valorie Crooks, Jeremy Snyder, and Leigh Turner. ‘You’re dealing with an emotionally charged individual…’: an industry perspective on the challenges posed by medical tourists’ informal caregiver-companions. Globalization and Health 2013; 9: 31.

Valorie Crooks, Leigh Turner, I. Glenn Cohen, Janet Bristeir, Jeremy Snyder, Victoria Casey, Rebecca Whitmore. Ethical and legal implications of the risks of medical tourism for patients: A qualitative study of Canadian health and safety representatives’ perspectives. BMJ Open 2013; 3: e002302.

Jeremy Snyder, Valorie Crooks, Leigh Turner, and Rory Johnston. Understanding the impacts of medical tourism on health human resources in Barbados: a prospective, qualitative study of stakeholders’ perceptions. International Journal for Equity in Health 2013; 12: 2. 1-11.

Doug Sipp and Leigh Turner. U.S. Regulation of Stem Cells as Medical Products. Science 2012; 338: 1296-1297.

Leigh Turner. Beyond “medical tourism”: Canadian companies marketing medical travel. Globalization and Health 2012; 8: 16.

Leigh Turner. Making Canada a Destination for Medical Tourists: Why Canadian Provinces Should Not Try to Become “Mayo Clinics of the North”. Healthcare Policy 2012; 7: 18-25.

Leigh Turner. Canada’s turbulent medical tourism Industry. Canadian Family Physician 2012; 58: 371-373.

Leigh Turner. News media reports of patient deaths following “medical tourism” for cosmetic surgery and bariatric surgery. Developing World Bioethics 2012; 12: 21-34.

Leigh Turner. Canadian medical tourism companies that have exited the marketplace: Content analysis of websites used to market transnational medical travelGlobalization and Health 2011; 7: 40.

Leigh Turner. Quality in health care and globalization of health services: accreditation and regulatory oversight of medical tourism companies. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2011; 23: 1-7.

Valorie Crooks, Leigh Turner, Jeremy Snyder, Rory Johnston, Paul Kingsbury.  Promoting Medical Tourism to India: Messages, Images and the Marketing of International Patient Travel. Social Science and Medicine 2011; 72: 726-732.

Vivien Runnels, Leigh Turner. Bioethics and Transnational Medical Travel: India, ‘Medical Tourism’, and the Globalization of Health CareIndian Journal of Medical Ethics 2011; 1: 42-44.

Leigh Turner. The Coming Backlash Against ‘Medical Tourism’Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2010: 126, 6: 326-327.

Leigh Turner. ’Medical tourism’ and the global marketplace in health services: U.S. patients, international hospitals, and the search for affordable health care.   International Journal of Health Services 2010; 40: 443-467.

Jeremy Snyder, Valorie Crooks, Leigh Turner. Issues and Challenges in Research on the Ethics of Medical Tourism: Reflections from a Conference. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2010: 8: 3-6.

Leigh Turner. Commercial Organ Transplantation in the Philippines. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2009; 18: 192-196.

Leigh Turner. Dental tourism: cross-border travel for dental careJournal of the Canadian Dental Association 2009; 75, 2: 123-125.

Leigh Turner. ’Medical tourism’ initiatives should exclude commercial organ transplantation. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2008; 101: 391-394.

Leigh Turner. Cross-border dental care: ‘dental tourism’ and patient mobility. British Dental Journal 2008; 204: 553-554.

Leigh Turner. Let’s wave goodbye to “transplant tourism”British Medical Journal 2008; 336: 1377.

Leigh Turner. ’First World Health Care at Third World Prices’: Globalization, Bioethics, and Medical Tourism. BioSocieties 2007; 2: 303-325.

Leigh Turner. Medical tourism: Family medicine and international health-related travel. Canadian Family Physician 2007; 53: 1639-1641.

Leigh Turner. From Durham to Delhi: ‘Medical Tourism’ and the Global Economy.  In, Comparative Program on Health and Society Lupina Foundation Working Papers Series 2007. Ed., Bianca Seaton. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Leigh Turner. Canadian Medicare and the Global Health Care Bazaar. 2007. Policy Options. September: 73-77.

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