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Ethics on Trial
America's Good Health, but at What Cost (1986)
Scenes of a meeting held at the Center For Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin in May 1986 are presented with panel participants Richard Lamm, former Governor of Colorado; Mark Siegler, director of the Center for ...
Ethics in Nursing (1987)
The series is presented in lectures by Mary Silva of George Mason University and Tom L. Beauchamp of Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and is offered in five units: Dr. Beauchamp lays the theoretical ...
Treatment of Handicapped Newborn (1985)
John Glaser, STD, and Barbara Meyer Lucas, M.D., open the program and discuss premature babies, the critically ill newborn, and handicapped infants, noting the disparity between physicians, hospitals, or geographic areas ...
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 ...
A Closer Look at the Institutional Ethics Committee (1985)
A simulated hospital ethics committee meeting begins with a physician presenting a problem case for consideration. A nurse, a social worker, a minister, and others present their multi-disciplinary views in an effort to ...
Teaching Medical Ethics (1988)
The President's Commission: Report on Deciding to Forego Life Sustaining Treatment (1986)
Jack Glaser, director of ethics in the Sisters of Mercy health system, discusses the U.S. President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research report Deciding to Forego ...
The What, How, and Why of Ethics Committees (1984)
This early work by Jack Glaser, STD, and Ronald Cranford, MD, discusses the ethics committee as a body to translate theory to reality, and to facilitate consensus and good decisions. They say its functions are to educate, ...
Born Dying (1984)
A thoughtful drama about the plight of the parents and the nurse caring for a dying baby (with a probably diagnosis of Trisomy 18 Syndrome) in a neonatal intensive care unit. Different persons from the family, the hospital, ...