Medical Ethics in the Soviet Union
Veatch, Robert M.
Hastings Center Report. 1989 Mar/Apr; 19(2): 11-14.
An American medical ethicist finds the spirit of glasnost and perestroika permeating Soviet medical ethics. These times, along with a heightened historical consciousness, and a commitment to the Hippocratic tradition, have reinforced a conviction about the infinite value of life.
Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Bioethical Issues; Bioethics; Codes of Ethics; Communism; Consciousness; Death; Decision Making; Determination of Death; Disclosure; Ethicists; Ethics; Euthanasia; Health; Health Care; International Aspects; Involuntary Commitment; Life; Medical Ethics; Organ Transplantation; Paternalism; Patient Participation; Physicians; Prolongation of Life; Psychiatry; Resource Allocation; Transplantation; Value of Life; Virtues;