Ethics & Medicine Volume 23:2 Summer 2007

Download PDF : E&M 23.2 End of Life Issue GUEST COMMENTARY A Good Death John Dunlop, M.D. Clinical Ethics Dilemmas: End of Life Issues Permissibility to Accept Refusal of Potentially Life-Saving Treatment Greg Rutecki, M.D. Themed Article: End of Life Issues Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: There is an Alternative Sylvia Dianne Ledger, MA, RN, FETC Themed Article: End of Life Issues Zeno, Job and Terry Schiavo: The Right to Die Versus the Right to Live Kalman J. Kaplan, Ph.D. Themed Article: End of Life Issues Cerebral Neuropsychology, ‘Libetian’ Action, and Euthanasia A. A. Howsepian, MD, Ph.D. Themed Article: End of Life Issues Legal and Ethical Issues Associated with Brain Death Archimandrite Makarios Griniezakis, MA, MDiv, STM, MSc, Ph.D. GREY MATTERS Glimpsing the Grey Marble William P. Cheshire, Jr., M.D. Book Reviews The Ethical Dimensions of Psychoanalysis: A Dialogue By W. W. Meissner, Albany, N.Y.: State University of new York Press, 2003 ISBN 0-7914-5690-0: 371 pages, Paperback $29.95 Reviewed by James A. Tahmisian, PhD (Clinical Psychology) Why Animal Experimentation Matters: the Use of Animals in Medical Research By Ellen Frankel Paul and Jeffrey Paul, Editors, New Brunswick (USA) and London (UK); Transaction Publishers, 2001 ISBN 0-7658-0685-1; 224 pages, Paperback, $14.95/¬£18095 Reviewed […]

Ethics & Medicine Volume 23:1 Spring 2007

Download PDF : E&M 23.1 Editorial Scientists, Ethics, and Public Engagement C. Ben Mitchell, Ph.D. GUEST COMMENTARY Ethics and Genetics of Human Behavior Calum MacKellar, Ph.D. GUEST COMMENTARY Education and Practice of Medical Ethics in Bulgaria after Political and Socio-Economic Changes in the 90s Borislav D. Dimitrov, M.D., MSc, SM, Ph.D., Zlatka Glutnikova, MC, SM, Ph.D., Bogdana St. Dimitrovoa, M.D., SM CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS Permissibility to Stop Man’s Ventilator on his Request John Dunlop, M.D. Embryonic Stem Cell Research: A Legitimate Application of Just-War Theory? Luke Johnson, MA Report on the 13th Annual Conference on Bioethics Neuroethics: The New Frontier Andrew Fergusson, MB, MRCGP GREY MATTERS: NEUROETHICS The Matter of the Brightened Grey William P. Cheshire, Jr., M.D. THEMED ARTICLE: NEUROETHICS Brains, Ethics, and Elective Surgeries: Emerging Ethics Consultation Paul J. Ford, Ph.D., Joseph P. DeMarco, Ph.D. THEMED ARTICLE: NEUROETHICS Neuroethics and the Person: Should Neurological and Cognitive Criteria be used to Define Human Value? Derrick L. Hassert, Ph.D. Book Reviews The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank. David Plotz. New York: Random House, 2005. ISBN 1-4000-6124-5, 262 pp., hardcover $24.95 (USA), $34.95 (Canada). Reviewed by Claretta Yvonne Dupree, RN, Ph.D. Transplantation Ethics. Robert M. […]

Ethics & Medicine Volume 22:3 Fall 2006

Download PDF : E&M 22.3 Editorial Human Egg “Donation” C. Ben Mitchell, Ph.D. Grey Matters When Eloquence is Inarticulate William P. Cheshire, Jr., M.D. Clinical Ethics Dilemmas Limitation of Treatment Decisions for Unwanted Neonate Susan Haack, M.D., M.A. (Bioethics), F.A.C.O.G. Are Christian Voices Needed in Public Bioethics Debates?: Care for Persons with Disabilities as a Test Case Jay Hollman, M.D. and John Kilner, Ph.D. Must Physicians Always Act in Their Patients’ Best Interests? A. A. Howsepian, M.D., Ph.D. Newborn Screening: Toward a Just System Sister Renee Mirkes, O.S.F., Ph.D. Women, Physicians, and Breastfeeding Advice: A Regional Analysis J. Stolzer, Ph.D. and Syed Afzal Hossain, Ph.D. Book Review The Social Lives of Medicine By Susan Reynolds Whyte, Sjaak Van der Geest, and Anita Hardon, 200 pages, $21.00, paperback ISBN 0-521-80469-8, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002 Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, M.D., M.A. (Bioethics), F.A.C.O.G.

Ethics & Medicine Volume 22:2 Summer 2006

Download PDF : E&M 22.2 Editorial Codelia Taylor, R.N.: Healthcare Heroine C. Ben Mitchell, Ph.D. Grey Matters Neuroscience, Nuance, and Neuroethics William P. Cheshire, Jr., M.D. Supporting Organ Transplantation in Non-Resident Aliens Within Limits Katrina A. Bramstedt, Ph.D. Direct-to-Consumer Online Genetic Testing and the Four Principles: An Analysis of the Ethical Issues Katherine Watson, Ph.D., M. Ph., E. David Cook, M.A., Ph.D., D. Litt, and Kathy Helzlsour, M.D., M.H.S. Assisted Procreation: Too Little Consideration for the Babies Carlo V. Bellieni, M.D. and Giuseppe Buonocore, M.D. Exploring Ethical Justification for Self-Demand Amputation Floris Tomasini, Ph.D. Book Reviews Attending Children (a doctor’s education) By Margaret I. Mohrmann, 209 pages, cloth, ¬£17.95 ISBN 1-58901-054-X, Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2005 Lifelines By Muriel R. Gillick, M.D., 265 pages, paperback, $13.95 ISBN 0-383-32241-6, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001 Fifty Years After the Declaration: The United Nations¬¼ Record on Human Rights By Teresa Wagner and Leslie Carbone, Editors. 162 pages, paperback, $15.00 ISBN 0-7618-1842-1, Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, Inc; and Oxford, UK: Cumnor Hill, 2001 At the Beginning of Life: Dilemmas in Theological Bioethics By Edwin C. Hui, 416 pages, paperback, $23.95 ISBN 0-8038-2667-X, Downers Grove: IVP, 2002 Legal and […]

Ethics & Medicine Volume 22:1 Spring 2006

Download PDF : E&M 22.1 Editorial Selecting Our Embryonic Children Nigel M. de S. Cameron, Ph.D. Guest Commentary Human Dignity: Still Defying Devaluation Matthew Eppinette, M.A. and Andrew Fergusson M.R.C.G.P. The Moral Status of the Embryonic Human: Religious Perspectives John Jefferson Davis, Ph.D. Ethics Involved in Simulation-Based Medical Planning Anthony Tongen, Ph.D., and Mary Adam, M.D. Normative Ethics in Health Care Jack Hanford, Th.D. Supporting Organ Transplantation in Non-Resident Aliens Within Limits Katrina A. Bramstedt, Ph.D. Nature’s End: The Theological meaning of the New Genetics Richard Sherlock, Ph.D. Book Reviews Biotechnology Update by Amy Michelle DeBaets

Ethics & Medicine Volume 21:3 Fall 2005

Download PDF : E&M 21.3 Guest Commentary From Steinem to Schlafly: Creating a Basis for Constructive Conversation on Human Sexuality Mary B. Adam, MD The Failure of Formal Rights and Equality in the Clinic: A Critique of Bioethics Chloe G. K. Atkins, Ph. D. Clinical Ethics Case Consultation Ferdinand D. Yates, Jr., MD Death of John Paul II and the Basic Human Care for the Sick and the Dying Juan R. Velez G., MD, Ph. D. Book Reviews In the Wake of Terror: Medicine and Morality in a Time of Crisis – Jonathan D. Moreno, Ed. Sharon A. Falkenheimer, MD The Fountain of Youth: Cultural, Scientific and Ethical Perspectives on a Biomedical Goal – Stephen G. Post and Robert H. Binstock, Editors Gillian M. Kester, Ph.D. Can a Smart Person Believe in God? – Michael Guillen Gordon Hackman Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies – And What It Means to be Human – Joel Garreau Amy Michelle DeBaets, MA Biotechnology Update: News and Views Edited by Amy DeBaets

Ethics & Medicine Volume 21:2 Summer 2005

Download PDF : E&M 21.1 Editorial The Return of Eugenics C. Ben Mitchell, Ph. D. Guest Commentary When Does Human Life Begin? Patrick Yeung, Jr., MD Can Artificial Techniques Supply Morally Neutral Human Embryos for Research? Part II. The Meaning of Artificial Life Nancy L. Jones, Ph.D. and William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD Clinical Ethics Dilemmas Edited by Robert Orr, MD with Robert Cranston, MD and Daniel Beals, MD. Applying Theological Developments to Bioethical Issues Such as Genetic Screening Pierre Mallia Henk ten Have Euthanasia Versus Letting Die: Christian Decision-Making in Terminal Patients Dennis Sullivan, MD Book Reviews Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Biomedical Ethics – Andreas-Holger Maehle and Johanna Geyer-Kordesch, Editors Stephen N. Williams Biotechnology Update Edited by Amy DeBaets  

Ethics & Medicine Volume 21:1 Spring 2005

Download PDF : E&M 21.1 Editorial The Wisdom of Costa Rica C. Ben Mitchell, Ph. D. Guest Commentary Pain Definitions Revised: Newborns Not Only Feel Pain, They Also Suffer Carlo Bellieni, MD Immediate Animation: Thomistic Principles Applied to Norman Ford’s Objections Fr. Juan R. Velez G., MD, Ph.D. Can Artificial Techniques Supply Morally Neutral Human Embryos for Research? Nancy L. Jones, Ph.D. and William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD Lebensunwertes Leben: The Devolution of Personhood in the Weimar and Pre-Weimar Era J. Daryl Charles, Ph.D. Book Reviews My Sister’s Keeper: A Novel- Jodi Picoult David B. Fletcher, Ph.D. Open Embrace: A Protestant Couple Rethinks Contraception – Sam and Bethany Torode Sarah J. Flashing Biotechnology Update: News and Views Edited by Amy DeBaets

Ethics & Medicine Volume 20:3 Fall 2004

Download PDF : E&M 20.3 Editorial Bill Gates Gets Under Our Skin C. Ben Mitchell, Ph. D. Guest Editorial Conflicts of Interest in Medical Ethics Eugene F. Diamond, MD Guest Commentary Inevitable Human Cloning as Viewed from 221-B Baker Street William P. Cheshire, MD, MA, FAAN Terminal Sedation, Terminal Elation, and Medical Parsimony Y. Michael Barilan, MD, MA “The Gift of Life”? A Perspective on Adult Partial Liver Donation Gregory W. Rutecki, MD Book Reviews Ethics in Community-Based Elder Care – Joy DeLaere The Physician’s Covenant: Images of the Healer in Medical Ethics, 2nd Edition – William F. May Joy Riley, MD Biotechnology Update: News and Views Edited by Amy DeBaets

Ethics & Medicine Volume 20:2 Summer 2004

Download PDF : E&M 20.2 Editorial Godsend or God’s End C. Ben Mitchell, Ph. D. Guest Commentary A Neglected Solution to the Problem of the Metaphysical and Moral Status of the Human-Animal Chimera Russell DiSilvestro, MA Lethal Injection: The Medical Charade Jonathan I Groner, MD When a Family Member Changes Their Mind Regarding the DNR Order: The Importance of Documentation Bernard M. Karnath, MD and Cheryl E. Vaiani, PhD Human Embryos, “Twinning,” and Public Policy John Jefferson Davis, PhD When Names Make Claims: Ethical Issues in Medical Device Marketing Katrina A. Bramstedt, PhD Book Reviews Biotechnology Update: News and Views Edited by Amy DeBaets