Ethics & Medicine Volume 23:2 Summer 2007

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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 by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA(Bioethics), FACOG

Managing Ethically: An Executive’s Guide By Paul B. Hofmann and William A. Nelson, Editors. Chicago: Health Administration Press, 2001
ISBN 1-56793-149-9, Paperback. $16.00
Reviewed by Ferdinand D. (Nick) Yates, Jr., MD, MA (Bioethics)

Marriage, Health, and the Professions By John Wall, Don Browning, William J. Doherty, and Stephen Post, Editors. Grand Rapids, MI and Cambridge, UK: Wm. B. Eerdmans.
ISBN 0-8028-4392-1: 327 pages, Paperback, $30.00
Reviewed by Paul E. Toms, BA, BD

Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation and the Market By Mark J. Cherry, Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2005

ISBN 1-58901-040-X: 258 pages, Hardcover, $26.95
Reviewed by Phyllis Clatterbuck, DMin, MRE, BS (Nursing)

The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief By Francis S. Collins, New York: Free Press, 2006

ISBN: 0-7432-863-91; 294 pages, Paperback, $26.00

Reviewed by Dennis Sullivan, MD, MA (Ethics)

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