Ethics & Medicine : Volume 30:1 Spring 2014

Download PDF : E&M 30.1                                                                                                                                                                                                                             EDITORIAL The Human Commodity Nightmare C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Miniature Human Brains: An Ethical Analysis William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS Compromising the Ethicist Anonymous Ethical Issues Raised by Compassionate Access to Experimental Therapies James J. Rusthoven, MD, MHSC (bioethics), PhD A Lutheran Defense of the HPV Vaccine Thor Swanson, MD Playing God: Medical Ethics and Biblical Justice Matthew S. Kerlin, PhD BOOK REVIEWS Personal Identity and Fractured Selves: Perspective from Philosophy, Ethics and Neuroscience Debra J.H. Matthews, Hilary Bok, and […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 29:3 Fall 2013

Download PDF : E&M29.3 EDITORIAL Medicine and the Care of Strangers C. Ben Mitchell, PhD   GREY MATTERS Neurologic Pain Signatures and Neuroethical Calligraphy William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD   CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS The Health Care System Bites Back William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD   Will You Be a Provider or a Professional? Robert D. Orr, MD, CM   Whose Dignity? Reflections on a Deceptively Difficult Term in Bioethical Debates Todd T.W. Daly, PhD   Beyond Genetic Determinism David W. Chapman, PhD   Biotechnologies and Human Nature: What We Should Not Change in Who We Are Dennis Hollinger, PhD   Book Reviews The Anticipatory Corpse: Medicine, Power, and the Care of the Dying Jeffrey P. Bishop, Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Press, 2011. ISBN 0-268-02227-5: 411 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $35.00 Reviewed by Todd T.W. Daly, PhD (Theological Ethics). Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics at Urbana Theological Seminary and the fellow of the Paul Ramsey Institute. He serves on the Ethics Committee at Carle Hospital in Champaign, IL, USA.    

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 29:2 Summer 2013

Download PDF : E&M 29.2 EDITORIAL Medical Ethics and Moral Habitus C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Doctor’s Handwriting Gone Digital: An Ethical Assessment of Voice Recognition Technology in Medicine William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS A Physician’s Covenant Anonymous Commercialized Medicine Contra Christian-Hippocratism Gregory W. Rutecki, MD Codes of Ethics in Health Care: Virtue Versus Rules Dennis Sansom, PhD Narrative and a Christian Bioethics Hannah Wakefield   Book Reviews The Wonder of Consciousness: Understanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection Harold Langsam, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011 ISSN 978-0-262-01585-1. 234 PAGES: CLOTH, $35.00 Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), MDiv, FACOG, a consultative gynecologist at Hess memorial Hospital and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin, USA Thinking About Christian Apologetics: What It Is and Why We Do It James K. Beilby, Downers Grove: InterVarstity Press, 2011 ISBN 0-830-83945-3; 214 PAGES, PAPERBACK, $17.00 Reviewed by Todd T. W. Daly, PhD (Theological Ethics), Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics at Urbana Theological Seminary and a scholar in the Paul Ramsey Institute. He also serves on the Ethics Committee at Carle Hospital in Champaign, IL, USA

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 29:1 Spring 2013

Download PDF:E&M 29.1                                                                                                                                                                                       GUEST EDITORIAL FROM FOUNDING EDITOR Brave New World/People/Technology/Questions… Nigel Cameron, PhD  GREY MATTERS The Middle Word in Bioethics William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS How Should the Medical Team Respond to a Patient’s Requests? Jamie Caudill, MD, Gregory W. Rutecki, MD A Case Against Germ-Line Therapy Agneta Sutton, PhD Conscience and Competing Liberty Claims Renee Mirkes, OSF, PhD, Edward A. Morse  Palliative Care Imperative: A Framework for Holistic and Inclusive Palliative Care Lalita Krishna   Book Reviews Recognizing Transsexuals: Personal, Political and Medicolegal Embodiment Zowie Davy. Farmham, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2011.                                                                                                               ISBN 978-1-4094-0565-8 ; 195 PAGES, CLOTH, £55 Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MDiv, MA(Bioethics), FACOG, who is a consultative gynecologist at Hess memorial Hospital and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin, USA Bioethics and Beatitude: An Introduction to Catholic Bioethics Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco. Washington, DC : Catholic University of America Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0813218823 ; 327 PAGES, PAPER, $ 24.95 Reviewed by Thor Swanson, MD, MDiv, ThM, MA (Bioethics), who continues to practice family […]

Ethics & Medicine: Volume 28:3 Fall 2012

Download PDF : E&M 28.3                                                                                                                                                                                        EDITORIAL Counting the Cost of Genetic Screening C. Ben Mitchell, PhD  GREY MATTERS Respecting the Absent Patient in Simulation Education William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS The Family That Develops Selective Hearing Christine C. Toevs, MD The Ethics of Creating Chimeras and Other Admixed Organisms David Albert Jones Irresponsible Reminders: Ethical Aspects of Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising Christopher La Barbera, PhD  The Abortifacient Potential of Emergency Contraceptives Jeffrey Lewis, PhD and Dennis Sullivan, PhD   Book Reviews No Place for Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue Helen Stanton Chapple. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, 2010. ISBN 9 7 8 -15 9 8 74 4 0 2 6 ; 3 2 2 PAGES, PA PER, $ 3 2 . 9 5 Reviewed by Paul A. Lombardo, PhD, JD, who is Professor of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice Franklin G. Miller and Alan Wertheimer, Editors. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN 9 7 8 – 0 -19 – 5 3 3 514 – 9 ; 416 PAGES, C LOTH, $ 3 9 . 9 9 Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 28:2 Summer 2012

Download PDF : E&M 28.2 EDITORIAL The Idea of the Modern Hospital C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS When Moral Arguments Do Not Compute: Prospects for an Ethics Checker William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMAS Experiencing Differences Between Europe and American End-of-Life Care: A Difficult Discontinuation of Life Support Diana Gilbert, MD, Franklin Trimm, MD, Gregory Rutecki, MD Are We Forming Ourselves for a Posthuman Future? Jacob Shatzer, MDiv Making Martyrs of Our Children: Religiously Based Requests in Pediatrics Gregory Bock, MA Medicine and Human Identity in Alexander Solzhenitysn’s Cancer Ward Dennis Sansom, PhD Human Germline Genetic Enhancement and C. S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man Stephen A. Phillips, MD   Book Reviews Nature’s End: The Theological Meaning of the New Genetics Richard Sherlock. Wilmington, Delaware: ISI Books, 2010 (Religion and Contemporary Culture Series). ISBN 1 – 9 3 3 8 5 9 – 3 9 – 2 ; 2 3 0 PAGES, PA PER, $ 2 5 . 0 0 Reviewed by Donna Yarri, PhD (Religious Studies), who is an Associate Professor of Theology at Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. Incapacity and Care: Controversies in Healthcare and Research Helen Watt, editor. Oxford: The Linacre Centre, 2010. […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 28:1 Spring 2012

  • Download PDF : E&M 28.1
  • “EDITORIAL: High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation,” by C. Ben Mitchell, PhD
  • “CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMAS: How Does the Doctor Decide Between Cost and Care?” by Ferdinand D. Yates, Jr., MD, MA (Bioethics)
  • “GREY MATTERS: Neural Signatures of Reason and Rhetoric,” by William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD
  • “19 Effective Engagement in Global Bioethics: The Benefits of Questions,” by Sharon A. Falkenheimer, MA (Bioethics), MPH, MD
  • “Ethics of Palliative Sedation and Medical Disasters: Four Traditions Advance Public Consensus on Three Issues,” by William Buckley, PhD, MA, Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD, FACP,
    Aaron Mackler, PhD, MA, Aziz Sachedina, PhD, MA

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 27:3 Fall 2011

Download PDF : E&M 27.3 EDITORIAL Conflicts of Conscience Matter Because Medicine Matters C. Ben Mitchell CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS When Doctors Disagree Anonymous GREY MATTERS When Conscience Meddles with Ethics William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD In Defence of Selflessness: A Philoshopical Analysis of a Central Virtue in Professional Caring Practices Bart Cusveller, BNurs, PhD Phil Decisions, Moral Status, and the Early Fetus David Jensen, MA, PhD The American Academy of Pediatrics and Female Genital Cutting: When National Organizations are Guided by Personal Agendas Robert S. Van Howe, MD, MS, FAAP Analysing Risk in Medicine and Surgery: A Traditional Jewish Perspective MB Sayers, BMedSC (Cardiovascular Science) The Position of the Family of Palliative Care Patients Within the Decision-Making Process at the End of Life in Singapore Lalit Krishna, MA (Ethics of Cancer and Palliative Care) Book Reviews Christian Bioethics: A Guide for the Perplexed Agneta Sutton. London, UK: T&T Clark/Continuum Books, 2008. ISBN 0-567-03196-9; 180 PAGES, PAPER, $24.95. Reviewed by Evan C. Rosa, BA, who lives with his wife in Fullerton, CA USA while he is pursuing a MA in religion and ethics at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He also is the Communications Director for The Center for […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 27:2 Summer 2011

Download PDF : E&M 27.2 EDITORIAL How Would You Like to Die? C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GUEST COMMENTARY Remembering Dignity Christopher Bechtel CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS Adolescent Confidentiality: An Uneasy Truce Mary B. Adam, MD, PhD, FAAP GREY MATTERS The Origami Brain: From Neural Folds to Neuroethics William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD Is Free Will an Illusion? John R. Meyer, MS, LTD, STD Would Treatment Allocation According to Age-Contigent Deprecation Be Ethical? A Dialysis and Transplantation Paradigm Gregory W. Rutecki, MD The Ethics of Ovarian Tissue Transplantation: A Teleological Perspective Sister Renee Mirkes, OSF, PhD Book Reviews Pharmacogenetics 2nd edition Wendell W. Weber. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-534151-5; 433 PAGES, CLOTH, $79.50 Reviewed by Jacob William Shatzer, MDiv, who is currently pursuing a PhD in theological ethics at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases Lewis Vaughn. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-19-518282-8; 686 PAGES, PAPER, $84.95 Reviewed by Stephen A. Phillips, MD, MA (Bioethics), who has practiced Family Medicine for twenty-nine years and is currently teaching Medical Ethics and helping to develop a Center for Christian Ethics at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana, USA. This Mortal Flesh: Incarnation and Bioethics Brent Waters. […]

Ethics & Medicine : Volume 27:1 Spring 2011

Download PDF : E&M 27.1 EDITORIAL Human Dignity and Biomedicine C. Ben Mitchell, PhD GREY MATTERS Turning a Blind Eye: An Ethical Assessment William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS Capitulation to a Patient’s Demands Robert E. Cranston MD, MA (ethics), FAAN, CPE The Practice of Telemedicine: Medico-Legal and Ethical Issues Fatimah Lateef, MBBS FRCS Is Ageing Bad for Us? Michael Hauskeller, MA, PhD Forced Sterilization of Native Americans: Later Twentieth Century Cooperation with National Eugenic Policies? Gregory W. Rutecki, MD Teleology, Embryonic Personhood, and Stem Cell Research Tim Mosteller, PhD Genes, Jobs, and Justice: Occupational Medicine Physicians and the Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of Genetic Testing in the Workplace Sherry I Brandt-Rauf, JD, MPHIL, Elka Brandt-Rauf, MPH, Robyn Gershon, DRPH, BSPH, Youngliang Li, MD, MPH, and Paul W. Brandt-Rauf, DRPH, MD, SCD Book Reviews The Evolution Controversy: A Survey of Competing Theories Thomas B. Fowler and Daniel Kuebler. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007. ISBN 0-8010-3174-5; 384 PAGES, PAPER, $28.00 Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Betcher, MD, FRCPC, MA (Ethics), who practices anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Regina Qu’ÄôAppelle Health Region in Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA. Reviving Evangelical Ethics: The Promises and Pitfalls of Classic Models of […]