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Comments on Ethical Protocol
Government Intercedes in `Baby Jane Doe'
Holden outlines events in the "Baby Jane Doe" case leading up to a Department of Justice suit in November 1983 against the State University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York, to obtain the infant's medical records. Parents ...
Long Time Dying: When 'Miracle Cures' Don't Cure
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, ...
The Calculus of Suffering in Nineteenth-Century Surgery
The age-old conflict between preserving life and alleviating pain was especially acute for mid-19th century American physicians, who were trained in a tradition hostile to pain-relieving efforts that involved any risk to ...
Toward the New Future