Medical Ethics in the European Community
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1993 Mar; 19(1): 7-12.
Increasing European co-operation must take place in many areas, including medical ethics. Against the background of common cultural norms and pluralistic variation within political traditions, religion and lifestyles, Europe will have to converge towards unity within the field of medical ethics. This article examines how such convergence might develop with respect to four major areas: European research ethics committees, democratic health systems, the human genome project and rules for stopping futile treatments.
Allowing to Die; Bioethical Issues; Bioethics; Cultural Pluralism; Democracy; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Freedom; Futility; Genome; Genome Mapping; Guidelines; Health; Health Care; Human Experimentation; Human Genome; Human Genome Project; Human Rights; International Aspects; Medical Ethics; Patients; Patients' Rights; Physician Patient Relationship; Public Participation; Public Policy; Religion; Research; Research Ethics; Research Ethics Committees; Resource Allocation; Rights; Withholding Treatment;
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