Ethics & Medicine : Volume 26:1 Spring 2010

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EDITORIAL
Killing Euthanasia
C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

GREY MATTERS
Just Enhancement
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
To Dialyze or not to Dialyze
Gregory W. Rutecki, MD, Robert D. Orr, MD

On Clinical Errors in Geriatric medical Diagnosis: Ethical Issues and Policy Implications
E.M. Inelmen, G. Sergi, G. Enzi, I.D. Toffanello, A. Coin, E. Manzato, E. Inelmen

An Ethical Analysis of Professional Codes in Health and Medical Care
Vanessa Littleton, Natthani Meemon, Gerald-Mark Breen, Binyam Seblega, Seung Chun Paek, Michael Loyal, Nancy Ellis, Thomas T.H. Wan

Book Reviews
Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: A Natural Law Ethics Approach
Margaret L. Eaton and Donald Kennedy. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
ISBN 0-8018-8526-4; 155 PAGES, HARDCOVER $35.00.
Reviewed by Jacob William Shatzer, MDiv, who serves on the staff of the Kairos Journal and lives in Louisville, KY.

Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and the Permanently Unconscious Patient
Ronald P. Hamel and James J. Walter, Editors. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2007.
ISBN 978-1589011786; 294 PAGES, PAPER, $29.95.
Reviewed by Agneta Sutton, PhD, who is a Senior Lecturer at Chichester University and a Visiting Lecturer at Heythrop College at the University of London, both in the UK.

Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics
David F. Kelly. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004.
ISBN: 1-58901-030-2. 336 PAGES, PAPER, $32.50.
Reviewed by Agneta Sutton, PhD, who is a Senior Lecturer at Chichester University and Visiting Lecturer at Heythrop College at the University of London, both in the UK.

Embryo: A Defense of Human Life
Robert P. George and Christopher Tollefsen. New York: Doubleday, 2008.
ISBN: 978-0385522823; 256 PAGES, HARDCOVER, $23.95.
Reviewed by Dennis M. Sullivan, MD, MA (Ethics), Professor of Biology at Cedarville University and Director of the University’Äôs Center for Bioethics.

Flesh and Blood: Organ Transplantation and Blood Transfusion in Twentieth-Century America
Susan E. Lederer. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008.
ISBN: 978-0-19-516150-2; 234 PAGES, HARDCOVER, $35.00.
Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), FACOG, who is a consultative gynecologist at Hess Memorial Hospital and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin, USA

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