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El Aborto desde la Bioética: ¿Autonomía de la Mujer y del Médico?
In this reflection on abortion, we will analyze from the bioethics viewpoint the concept of autonomy, in accordance with the liberal individual model and personal ambitions to be applied to the woman's and the doctor's ...
Beyond Advance Directives: Importance of Communication Skills at the End of Life
Patients and their families struggle with myriad choices concerning medical treatments that frequently precede death. Advance directives have been proposed as a tool to facilitate end- of-life decision making, yet frequently ...
The Complexity of Nurses' Attitudes Toward Euthanasia: A Review of the Literature
In this literature review, a picture is given of the complexity of nursing attitudes toward euthanasia. The myriad of data found in empirical literature is mostly framed within a polarised debate and inconclusive about the ...
Who Should Be Offered Sperm Banking for Fertility Preservation? A Survey of UK Oncologists and Haematologists
Fertility after cancer therapy is a significant quality-of-life concern for many patients, their partners and families. Authoritative guidance states that men whose fertility may be affected by impending therapies should ...
Increasing Use of DNR Orders in the Elderly Worldwide: Whose Choice Is It?
Most elderly patients die with an order in place that they not be given cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNR order). Surveys have shown that many elderly in different parts of the world want to be resuscitated, but may lack ...
Bioethics Education on Deliberation -- a View of a Novel: Blue Gold, by Clive Cussler
Since the focus of Bioethics is the bridge between Humanities and the Life Sciences and bearing in mind that this bridge is often difficult to build, those who believe that this dialogue is important in our days should ...
Bioethics & the End of Life: Death & Dying Quiz Questions
(Georgetown University, 2014-05-13)
Introduction to Bioethics - GeorgetownX - PHLX101-01