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Medical Choices and Pastoral Guidance (October 29, 1991)
A workshop conference about the Patient Self Determination Act, living wills, and patient decision making and the role of health personnel was taped by Georgetown University's Center for Clinical Bioethics, which sponsored ...
The Ethical Question: Physician Assisted Suicide
Topices in CME guide include 1) definitions; 2) withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment; 3) patient self-determination; 4) nonmaleficience and beneficence; 5) the relief of pain and suffering; 6) potential for abuse; 7) ...
Reasoning in Medical Ethics, Program No. 2
Topics covered are: euthanasia and the right to die, AIDS and the health care professional, and patient rights. The program includes an interview with Dr. David H. Smith, a professor of medical ethics at the University ...
The DNR Dilemma (1988)
Part I: When the Time Comes (18 minutes). This segment dramatizes the physician's concerns and discomfort in discussing a do-not-resuscitate policy for a patient. Part II: Professional Perspectives (25 minutes) The second ...
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 ...
The Right to Die (1985)
The film examines ethical and emotional issues surrounding a patient's request to have his ventilator turned off so that he may die. The perspectives of the patient's wife, his physician, and his nurse are presented as ...
Death on Request
Through this documentary filmed in the Netherlands (in Dutch with English subtitles) we are permitted to come to know Antoinette and Cees de Joode and their doctor Dr. Van Oijen, a family practitioner, as they discuss Cees' ...
Death by Doctor (1998)
CBS 60 Minutes television program broadcast on November 22, 1998. Narrated by Mike Wallace. Jack Kevorikian and Thomas Youk.
ALS: Choosing Life / Choosing Life (A.L.S.)
CBS 60 Minutes television program broadcast on February 28, 1999. Narrated by Mike Wallace
Ethics at the Bedside (1991)
Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino is interviewed by Healthnet's Barbara Sollito about patient and family concerns with the decision making process in the withdrawing or withholding of treatment. Segment 1: Who Should Decide? ...