Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics

ISBN-10: 1589010302

ISBN-13: 9781589010307

Edition: 2005

Authors: David F. Kelly

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David Kelly demonstrates how Catholic health care ethics can - and should - evolve similarly in response to the lightning speed of modern medical advances.
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

List of Abbreviations
Theological Basis
Religion and Health Care
The Dignity of Human Life
The Integrity of the Human Person
The Implications for Health Care
Theological Principles in Health Care Ethics
The Levels and Questions of Ethics
Freedom and the Moral Agent
Right and Wrong
Method in Catholic Medical Ethics
Catholic Method and Birth Control
The Principle of Double Effect
Forgoing Treatment, Pillar One: Ordinary and Extraordinary Means
Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Two: Killing and Allowing to Die
Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Three: Decisions by Competent Patients
Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Three: Decisions for Incompetent Patients
Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Three: Advance Directives
Hydration and Nutrition
Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Medical Futility
Pain and Pain Management
Ethics Committees
Embryonic Stem Cells and the Beginning of Personhood
Genetic Engineering
Allocating Health Care Resources
The Use and Misuse of the Allocation Argument
Cases Cited
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