Download PDF : E&M 35:3 EDITORIAL When Self Determination Runs Amok C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Lifting the Impenetrable Veil: Ethical Implications of Neural Vision Decoding William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMA The Art of Informed Consent Jay Hollman, MD, MA; Ferdinand D. Yates., MD, MA (Bioethics) Professional Objections and Healthcare : More Than a Case of Conscience Michal Pruski, PhD, MA, AFHEA, MRSB Social Freezing: Analysis of an Ethical Dilemma Justo Aznar, MD, PhD; Julio Tudela Cuenmca, Pharm, PhD Addiction as Degradation of Life Andrej Beran, PhD BOOK REVIEWS When Harry Became Sally : Responding to the Transgender Moment Ryan R. Anderson, New York: Encounter Books 2018. ISBN 978-1-59403-961-4, 251 PAGES, HARDCOVER. $15.89 Reviewed by Michael Munoz, D. Bioethics, MA (Bioethics), MAR, MEd, who worked in fire fighting for over 30 years, is adjunct faculty at Spokane Community College, and serves on the Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee, Spokane, WA. Why Have Children?: The Ethical Debate Christine Overall. Basic Bioethics Series, Cambridge, MA and London: The MIT Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-262-52529-9, 253 PAGES, PAPERBACK. $18.95 Reviewed by Donna Yarri, PhD., who is Professor of Theology at Alvernia University in Reading, PA.
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.
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, […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]