Ethics & Medicine: Volume 28:3 Fall 2012

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EDITORIAL
Counting the Cost of Genetic Screening
C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

 GREY MATTERS
Respecting the Absent Patient in Simulation Education
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
The Family That Develops Selective Hearing
Christine C. Toevs, MD

The Ethics of Creating Chimeras and Other Admixed Organisms
David Albert Jones

Irresponsible Reminders: Ethical Aspects of Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising
Christopher La Barbera, PhD

 The Abortifacient Potential of Emergency Contraceptives
Jeffrey Lewis, PhD and Dennis Sullivan, PhD

 

Book Reviews

No Place for Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue
Helen Stanton Chapple. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, 2010.
ISBN 9 7 8 -15 9 8 74 4 0 2 6 ; 3 2 2 PAGES, PA PER, $ 3 2 . 9 5
Reviewed by Paul A. Lombardo, PhD, JD
, who is Professor of Law at Georgia State
University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice
Franklin G. Miller and Alan Wertheimer, Editors. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
ISBN 9 7 8 – 0 -19 – 5 3 3 514 – 9 ; 416 PAGES, C LOTH, $ 3 9 . 9 9
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.

Case Studies In Biomedical Ethics: Decision-Making, Principles and Cases
Robert M. Veatch, PhD, Amy M. Haddad, PhD, RN, Dan C. English, MD. New York:
Oxford University Press, 2009.
ISBN 019 5 3 0 9 7 2 3 ; 4 8 0 PAGES, PA PER, $ 5 9 . 9 5
Reviewed by Thor Swanson, MD, MDiv, ThM, MA (Bioethics),
who continues to practice
family medicine at Siouxland Community Health Center where he is also a director. He is
also active at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. In addition, he is an
Associate Pastor at Friendship Community Church in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa and is matriculating
for a Doctorate in Bioethics (DBE) at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and Choice
Kent Dunnington. InterVarsity Press: Downers Grove, IL, 2011.
ISBN 9 7 8 – 0 – 8 3 0 8 – 3 9 01- 8 ; 19 4 PAGES, PA PER, $ 3 0
Reviewed by Warren E. Anderson, MD, MA (Counseling Psychology),
who is currently
retired from the practice of anesthesiology and pain management and currently resides in Lake
Forest, Illinois, USA.

Adam and Eve After the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution
Mary Eberstadt. Ignatius Press: San Francisco, CA, 2012.
ISBN 15 8 6176 2 7 7; 175 PAGES, C LOTH, $19 . 9 5
Reviewed by Thor Swanson, MD, MDiv, ThM, MA (Bioethics).

The Law of Life and Death
Elizabeth Price Foley. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011.
ISBN 9 7 8 – 0 6 74 0 510 41; 3 0 4 PAGES, C LOTH, $ 2 9 . 9 5
Reviewed by Dennis M. Sullivan, MD, MA (Ethics)
, Professor of Biology at Cedarville
University in Cedarville, Ohio, USA, and Director of the University’s Center for Bioethics.

Chimeras, Hybrids and Interspecies Research: Politics and Policymaking
Andrea L. Bonnicksen. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2009.
ISBN 9 7 8 -1- 5 8 9 01- 5 74 – 6 , 16 6 PAGES, PA PER $ 2 6 . 9 5
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.

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