Ethics & Medicine : Volume 35:2 Summer 2019

Download PDF : E&M 35:2 EDITORIAL The Promise of Palliation C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Machine Intelligence as Interpreter: Ethical Implications of Neural Speech Decoding William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA Surgery in Those Who Cannot Give Consent  Robert D. Orr, MD, CM; Ferdinand D. Yates., MD, MA (Bioethics) GUEST COMMENTARY Robots, Jobs, and Leisure: Being Human in the Face of Technological Disruption Jacob Shatzer, MDiv, PhD GUEST COMMENTARY Synthetic Human Entities with Embryo-Like Features (SHEEFs) and the Incarnation Todd Daly, PhD Heart Poisoning: Medicine Unlike Any Other Jacek Hawiger, MD, PhD, MA(Hon), MD(Hon) Healthcare, Religious Obligations, and Caring for the Poor Dennis L. Sansom, PhD BOOK REVIEWS The Price of Global Health 2nd ed.  Ed Schoonveldl  Burlington: Gower Publishing Company, 2015. ISBN  978-1-4724-3881-2. 455 PAGES, HARDBACK.  $126.96 Reviewed by Scott Davidson, Instructor of Theology and Philosophy at Alvernia University in Reading, PA. Being Amoral : Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity Edited by Thomas Schramme, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2014. ISBN  978-0-262-02791-5. 325 PAGES, HARDCOVER.  $45.00 Reviewed by Gerald S. Vigna, PhD, who is Associate Professor of Theology at Alvernia University in Reading, PA.

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 35:1 Spring 2019

Download PDF : E&M 35:1                                                                                          EDITORIAL Sound and Fury C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Æquanimitas Perfecta William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA A Pharmacist’s Dilemma Jessica A. Ward; Douglas C. Anderson, PharmD; Dennis M. Sullivan, MD, MA(Ethics);  Ferdinand D. Yates., MD, MA (Bioethics) The Case for Marijuana Prohibition Timothy Hsiao, MA An Exploration of How Ethics Informs Health Care Practice Michael Concannon, PhD; Warren Gillibrand, PhD; Pat Jones, MS Will Shorter Informed Consent forms with Visual Aids Improve Understanding of the Document in Adult and Elderly Populations of Clinical Trials? Agata Bloswick, MSC; Dr. Hab. Agnieszka Skowron The Current State of Medical Error in South Korea James Yeongiun Park, MS BOOK REVIEWS Free Will : A Philosophical Reappraisal 2nd ed. Nicholas Rescher, New Brunswick, NJ and London; Transaction Publishing 2015. ISBN  978-1-4128-5593-8, 207 PAGES, PAPER.  $45.95 Reviewed by Donna Yarri, PhD., who is Professor of Theology at Alvernia University in Reading, PA. Marriage, […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 34:3 Fall 2018

Download PDF : E&M 34:3                                                                                                  EDITORIAL Gross Anatomy and the Gift of the Body C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Ethical Implications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Personal Identity William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA Decisional Capacity and Suspected Self-Neglect in a Geriatric Patient Joshua D. Niforatos, MTS; Gregory W. Rutecki, MD; Ferdinand D. Yates., MD, MA (Bioethics) GUEST COMMENTARY American Psychiatry’s Retreat from Reality A. A. Howsepian, MD, PhD GUEST COMMENTARY Human Head Transplants: Why It’s Time for a Serious Debate Sister Renee Mirkes, OSF, PhD Experiencing Transplantation through Narrative: Richard Selzer and “Whither Thou Goest” Catherine Fleisher, MD; Gregory W. Rutecki, MD Technology and Grieving: A Relationship Grace E. McNair, BA; James R. Nichols, PhD NO BOOK REVIEWS

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 34:2 Summer 2018

Download PDF : E&M 34:2                                                                                                  EDITORIAL                                                                                                                                                                                     Person-to-Person Medicine C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Ethical Implications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Personal Identity William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA Our Sister’s Keeper? Helen O. Williams, MD; F.D. Yates, Jr., MD, MA(Bioethics) PRIME : Partnerships in International Medical Education: An Oral History of the Development of an International Network in Whole Person Medicine and Whole Person Teaching Sharon A. “Shari” Falkenheimer, MD, MA (Bioethics), MPH PhD Can Euthanasia be Classified as a Medically Beneficial Treatment? Nathan Gamble, MA The Dilemma of Prenatal Screening Megan Best, MD, PhD, MAAE BOOK REVIEWS Reconsidering Intellectual Disability : L’Arche, Medical Ethics, and Christian Friendship Jason Reimer Greig, Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2015. ISBN  978-1828182433; 304 PAGES, PAPER. $32.95 Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Betcher, MD, FRCPC, MA(Bioethics), who is clinical assistant professor at the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and is Department Head and […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 34:1 Spring 2018

Download PDF : E&M 34:1                                                                                                                                                            EDITORIAL Conscience and Healthcare Professionals C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS If Mosquitoes Were to Disappear from the World William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA When a Surrogate Refuses Life Sustaining Treatment Cheyn Onarecker, MD, MA; F.D. Yates, Jr., MD, MA A Limited Image?: Practitioners, Patients, and Playing God Jacob Shatzer, PhD Life Postulates: Euclid, Mathematical Perfection and Teaching Ethics to Adult Students Richard Sams II, MD, MA The Opioid Epidemic, Deadly Sins, and the Soul Dennis L. Sansom, PhD The Ethical Landscape of Assisted Suicide: A Balanced Analysis Dennis M. Sullivan, MD, MA; Robert M. Taylor, MD BOOK REVIEWS Pursuing Moral Faithfulness: Ethics and Christian Discipleship Gary Tyra, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2015. ISBN  […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 33:3 Fall 2017

Download PDF : E&M 33:3                                                                                                                                                                                                          EDITORIAL                 Ectogenesis and the Future of Procreation C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS The Moral Significance of Pain for Synthetic Human Entities Derived from Embryo-Like Cell William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS Telling the Truth in Therapeutic Encounters Joshua D. Niforatos, MTS; Gregory W. Rutecki, MD; F.D. Yates, Jr.,  MD Patient Medical Consent from an Islamic Perspective Taghreed Ayyad, , LLB.; Ammar Al-Kashimiri, MD, FRCPC, FACEP; Sina Muscati, BGSc, LLM, LLB Slathered, Zapped, Nipped, and Tucked:  An Ethical Analysis of Cosmetic Dermatology Barbara, J. Lowe, PhD […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 33:2 Summer 2017

Download PDF : E&M 33:2                                                                                                                                                                                                             EDITORIAL The Ends of Moral Medicine C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Telemedicine and the Ethics of Medical Care at a Distance William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS When Parents Disagree Helen O. Williams, MD CRISPR – Cas9 : The Latest Fashion in Designer Babies Daryl F. Sas, PhD ; Hannah Martin Lawrenz, BA Length and Format of Informed Consent Forms in Clinical Trails in Different Patent Populations (Pediatric, Adult, Elderly) Base on Samples from Poland Agata Bloswick, MSc; Dr. Hab. Agnieszka Skowron Three End-of-Life Cases; Resolving Their Moral Dilemmas Renee Mirkes, […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 33:1 Spring 2017

Download PDF : E&M 33:1                                                                                                                                                    EDITORIAL Dignity’s Danger Jacob Schatzer, PhD GREY MATTERS Loopthink: A Limitation of Medical Artificial Intelligence William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD Double Effect Reasoning : Why We Need It Helen Watt, PhD Autonomy in Applied Medical Ethics Joseph Freer, MBBS, BSc, DTMH, CiLT The Relationship of Gametes to Those who Procreate and Its Impact on Artificially Generated Gamete Technologies Michal Pruski, BSc (Hons), AFHEA Embracing PVS 2.0 (The “Permanent? Vegetative? State”): Medical Research Beckons Ethicists Considering the Issue of ANH Withdrawal to Adopt a More Challenging Situational Narrative Erik M. Clary, PhD Are Parents Liable for Their Babies’ Prenatally Acquired Injuries? Carlo V. Bellieni, MD; Alberto M. Gambino, PhD BOOK REVIEWS Reading Karl Barth, Interrupting Moral Technique, Transforming Biomedical Ethics Ashley John Moyse. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ISBN  978-1-137-53690-7.   263 PAGES, CLOTH.  $100.00 Reviewed by Jacob Schatzer, PhD, who is assistant professor of biblical and theological studies at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Potentiality : Metaphysical and Bioethical Dimensions John P. Lizza, Editor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. ISBN  978-1421411743, 288 PAGES, PAPER.  $49.95 Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), MDiv, FACOG, recently retired from consultative […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 32:3 Fall 2016

Download PDF : E&M 32:3                                                                                                                                                                                                              EDITORIAL Are Doctors Human? C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS The Robot Will See You Now: Can Medical Technology Be Professional? William P. Cheshire, Jr, MD What is the Role of the Church When a National Government Has Internal Healthcare Policies That Fail Its Own Citizens Nellie Wamaitha; Mary B. Adam, MD, MA, PhD Towards a Proportionist Approach to Moral Decision Making in Medicine Paul Walker, MBBS, PhD, FRACS, FACS; Terence Lovat, BTh, BLitt, BEd, MA, ThM, PhD The Difference between Moral Status and Moral Value Applied to the Ethical Evaluation of the Use of HiPS Cells Gloria Casanova, PhD; Lucia Gomez-Totay, MS; Justo Aznar, MD, PhD Human Enhancement, the Person, and Posthuman Personhood Grzegorz Holub, STM, PhD Book Reviews Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well Lydia Dugdale, MD, Editor, Cambridge, MA:  MIT Pres, 2015 ISBN 978-0-262-02912-4, 205 PAGES. CLOTH, $29.00 Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA(bioethics), MDiv, FACOG, recently retired from consultative gynecology at Hess Memorial Hospital and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin, USA. Transplantation Ethics (Second Edition) Robert M. Veach and Lainie F. Ross. Washington, DC; Georgetown University Press, 2015. […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 32:2 Summer 2016

Download PDF : E&M 32:2                                                                                                                                                                                                                     EDITORIAL The Patient as Person, the Diagnosis as Personal C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS The Elemental Ethicon William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD Morality and Ethical Theories in the Context of Human Behavior Irina Filip, MD; Neeta Saheba, MD; Bryan Wick, MD; Amir Radfar, MD, MPH, MSc A Metaphysical Definition of Death Margaret M. Sealey, MB, ChB, FFARCSI, MA, BA Virtue as Mediator : Informing Health Care Issues Through Virtue Ethics and Scripture Stephen Meawad, MT An Aristotlian -Thomistic Moral Analysis of Two Cases of Medical Induction for Previable Infants Renee Mirkes, OSF, PhD Book Reviews Should We Live Forever? The Ethical Ambiguities of Aging Gilbert Meileander, Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2013. ISBN  978-0-8028-6869-5.   121 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $18.00. Reviewed by Todd T.W. Daly, Phd(Theological Ethics), who is an Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics at Urbana Theological Seminary in Champaign, Illinois, USA, an associate fellow at the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity in nearby Deerfield, Illinois and has served as an inaugural fellow at the Paul Ramsey Institute. He currently resides in Champaign, Illinois, USA. Reproductive Medicine and the Life Sciences in the Contemporary Economy : a Sociomaterial Perspective Alexander Styhre and Rebecka […]