Ethics & Medicine : Volume 33:2 Summer 2017

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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, OSF, PhD

BOOK REVIEWS

Practicing Medicine and Ethics : Integrating Wisdom, Conscience, and Goals of Care
Laurie Christopher Kaldjian, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
ISBN  978-1107012165.   276 PAGES, CLOTH.  $103.00
Reviewed by Megan Best, PhD, MD, who is a post-doctoral Research Fellow in psycho-oncology and ethics at the University of Sydney, and Research Associate at the Institute for Ethics & Society at The University of Notre Dame, Australia.

Fool’s Talk : Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion
Oz Guinness, Downers Grove, IL : InterVarsity Press, 2015.
ISBN  978-0830836994. 270 PAGES, CLOTH.  $22.00
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 of Medical Director of Critical Care at the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Understanding Gender Dysphoria : Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture
Mark A. Yarhouse, Downers Grove, : InterVarsity Press, Academic, 2015
ISBN 978-0-8308-2859-3. 191 PAGES, PAPER, $20.00
Reviewed by Todd T. W. Daly, PhD (Theological Ethics), Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics at Urbana Theological Seminary and an Associate Fellow at the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity in Deerfield, IL. Dr. Daly also serves on the Ethics Committee at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL, USA.

In Search of Moral Knowledge : Overcoming the Fact-Value Dichotomy
R. Scott Smith, Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press Academic, 2014.
ISBN : 978-0830840380.  361 PAGES, PAPER, $35.00.
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.

Rational Faith : A Philosopher’s Defense of Christianity
Stephen T. Davis, Downers Grove, IL. InterVarsity Press, 2016
ISBN  9780830844746. 190 PAGES, PAPER.  $16.00
Reviewed by Michael G. Munoz, D.Bioethics, MA(Bioethics), MAR, MEd, who worked in fire fighting for over 30 years, is adjunct faculty at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ, and serves on the Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee for Spokane, WA, USA.

The Ethics of Transplants : Why Careless Thought Costs Lives
Janet Radcliffe Richards. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2012
ISBN  13: 978-0199575558, 278 PAGES, CLOTH.  $29.95.
Reviewed by Joy D. Riley, MD, MA (Bioethics), who serves as Executive Director of the Tennessee Center for Bioethics and Culture in  Brentwood, TN, USA.

 

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