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Meeting of World Medical Association in Venice
Several changes in existing WMA declarations were adopted at the 1983 annual Assembly. The 1948 Declaration of Geneva was amended to indicate respect for human life from the "time of commencement" rather than the previous ...
Guidelines for Nursing Homes Raise Some Questions
In June 1983, a task force appointed by the Minnesota Board on Aging issued a set of guidelines designed to improve the process of making decisions about when to provide "supportive care," i.e., "care and treatment to ...
Comments on Ethical Protocol
Ethics in Paediatric Nursing
The Traditionalist Jewish Physician and Modern Biomedical Ethical Problems
Rosner, a professor of medicine, discusses some of the ethical issues that confront the traditionally observant Jewish physician. He focuses particularly on special ethical problems for the observant Jewish medical student, ...
Some Letters on Jewish Medical Ethics
Jakobovits, Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth, presents excerpts from his correspondence with various individuals and groups seeking information on the Jewish attitude toward several bioethical issues. The issues ...