Moral Obligation or Moral Support for High-Tech Home Care
Hastings Center Report. 1994 Sep-Oct; 24(5, Suppl.): S6-S10.
We ordinarily think of parents having an almost total obligation for the care of their children, but one can imagine a mother less than eager to care for a semi-comatose teenager who overdosed on drugs....To insist today that individuals have a moral obligation to care for their children, siblings, or parents overlooks the fact that many, perhaps most, people want to care for their loved ones.
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Arras, John D.; Dubler, Nancy Neveloff (1994-09)...As we have seen, many uses of high-tech home care are viewed by willing individuals and families as unalloyed benefits, as cherished opportunities to be with loved ones at home rather than in a hospital, or to resume a ...