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Difficult Decisions: When a Loved One Approaches Death (2000)
"When a loved one's fate lies in another's hands, the decisions can be overwhelming. This program, hosted by NewsHour's Ray Suarez, follows two families as they grapple with life-and- death decisions inside an ICU. A ...
Medical Ethics: The Catholic Perspective (2007)
"Medical Ethics: The Catholic Perspective is a series of ten 25-minute programs introduced by Dr. Daniel Sulmasy and designed to provide the Catholic Church's position on important medical ethics issues. Msgr. Robert Thelen ...
Ethical Issues in Orthopaedic Surgery: Discussion Guide to the Video Cases (2003)
The ten cases, on topics selected by the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the discussion guide were designed for use in an ethics course for orthopaedic surgeon residents or for self-study ...
Issues at the End of Life: Caring Ethically: Peter A. Singer (2008)
Dr. Peter Singer "introduces end-of-life issues such as withholding versus withdrawing care, nutrition and hydration, euthanasia, and advance directives." [description from PHEN site]
Solitârio Anônimo (2007)
"An elderly man lying on the grass waiting to die. In his pocket, a message announced that he was from a distant land. He had no documents or any possessions. His desire was to die alone and anonymous. This is the beginning ...
The Ethics of Assisted Suicide: Michigan v. Kevorkian (2002)
"He became known as 'the suicide doctor' and 'Dr. Death', and controversy followed him everywhere. Dr. Jack Kevorkian believed that terminally ill people had the right not only to die, but also to have the assistance of ...
A Battle Over Life Support: In Re Michael Martin (2002)
"Today, medical technology enables us to keep people alive in situations that once would have meant their deaths. This situation often leads to painful decisions on how far we should go to keep seriously hurt or ill patients ...
End of Life Care (2000)
"Today, advances in medicine come with as many questions as answers. Join Catholic medical ethicist Dr. Edmund Pellegrino, from Georgetown University Medical Center, who explains medical treatment options at the end of ...