Muslim Medical Ethics From Theory to Practice

ISBN-10: 1570037531
ISBN-13: 9781570037535
Edition: 2008
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

An exploration of balancing Islamic heritage with contemporary medical and health concerns, this book draws on the work of historians, health-care professionals, and theologians to produce an interdisciplinary view of medical ethics in Muslim societies and of the impact of caring for Muslim patients in non-Muslim societies.

Series Editor's Preface
Preface
Introduction: Medical Ethics and Muslim Perspectives
Before the Biomedical Paradigm
Overview
The Ethics of the Physician in the Galeno-Islamic Tradition
Enduring the Plague: Ethical Behavior in the Fatwas of a Fourteenth-Century Mufti and Theologian
Normative Muslim Medical Discourses
Overview
Decision-Making Processes among Contemporary 'Ulama': Islamic Embryology and the Discussion of Frozen Embryos
Rethinking Islamic Legal Ethics in Egypt's Organ Transplant Debate
Norms and Their (Non-)Application
Overview
Competing Needs and Pragmatic Decision-Making: Islam and Permanent Contraception in Northern Tanzania
Male Infertility in Mali: Kinship and Impacts on Biomedical Practice in Bamako
Islam, Organ Transplants, and Organ Trafficking in the Muslim World: Paving a Path for Solutions
Ethical and Legal Implications in Assisted Reproductive Technology: Perspective Analysis of the Gulf Cooperative Council States
Muslims in Clinical Settings in North America and Europe
Overview
The Permissibility of Organ Donation, End-of-Life Care, and Autopsy in Shiite Islam: A Case Study
A Comparative Analysis of Islamic and Jewish End-of-Life Ethics: A Case-Based Approach
Medication and God at Interplay: End-of-Life Decision-Making in Practicing Male Moroccan Migrants Living in Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
Teaching Muslim Medical Ethics
Overview
Reporting on "Islamic Bioethics" in the Medical Literature: Where Are the Experts?
Islamic Medical Ethics: What and How to Teach
Defining the Pedagogical Parameters of Islamic Bioethics
Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
Contributors
Qur'an Citations
Index

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