Ethics & Medicine : Volume 26:3 Fall 2010

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GUEST EDITORIAL
Avarice and health Care Crisis
Eugene F. Diamond, MD

GREY MATTERS
Doing No Harm to Hippocrates: Reality and Virtual Reality in Ethics Education
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
End-of-Life Care in the Long-Term Cancer Survivor
Katelyn Braswell, Wilburn Bolton, MD, Grace Hundley, MD, and Gregory W. Rutecki, MD

Sacred Cells? A Reply to Peters, Lebacoqz, and Bennett
Gary S. Elkins, PhD

How Much Respect Do We Owe the Embryo? Limits to Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Dennis L. Sansom, PhD

Does Pharmacologically-Altered Memory Change Personal Identity?
Sister Renee Mirkes, OSF, PhD

Book Reviews
After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness
Nancy Berlinger. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
ISBN 0-8018-8176-6; 156 PAGES, PAPER $25.00.
Reviewed by Robert E. Cranston, MD, MA, FAAN, who is an associate clinical professor
(Neurology) at University of Illinois College of Medicine, a hospital ethicist at Carle Foundation
Hospital in Urbana-Champaign and is medical director for medical subspecialties at Carle Clinic
in Urbana, Illinois, USA.

Ethics in Electroconvulsive Therapy
Jan-Otto Ottosson and Max Fink. New York: Routledge, 2004.
ISBN 0-415-94659-X; 127 PAGES, HARDCOVER, $39.95.
Reviewed by Charles R. Young, MD, who is now retired and a member of the Christian
Medical-Dental Society and serves in the Psychiatric Section of CMDS. Formerly employed
as a psychiatrist by the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Campus, McKinley Student
Health Center, he also taught classes at the Department of Community Health and engaged in
a part-time private practice in Urbana, Illinois, USA.

The Ethical Dimensions of the Biological and Health Sciences, 2nd edition
Ruth Ellen Bulger, Elizabeth Heitman, and Stanley Joel Reiser. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2002.

ISBN 0-521-00886-7
371 PAGES, CLOTH, $112.00.

Reviewed by Sharon A. Falkenheimer, MD (Aerospace Medicine), MPH, MA (Bioethics),
is a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association, is a Fellow at the Center for Bioethics and
Human Dignity, and teaches at the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine,
USA

By Their Fruits: Eugenics, Population Control, and the Abortion Campaign
Ann Farmer. Washington D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2008.
ISBN 978-0-8132-1530-3;
421 PAGES, CLOTH, $79.95

Reviewed by D. Joy Riley, MD, MA (Bioethics), who serves as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Center for Bioethics and Culture in Brentwood, TN, USA.

Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, Updated and Expanded
Donal O’Mathuna, PhD and Walt Larimore, MD. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006.
ISBN 9-780310-269991;
511 PAGES, PAPER, $22.99

Reviewed by Agneta Sutton, PhD, Lecturer at Heythrop College in the University of London, UK.

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