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  • Nursing Ethics

    Ethical values are essential for all healthcare workers, especially nurses.

  • The Case of Beth: Is More Better in Oncology?

    The Case of Beth: Is More Better in Oncology? Personal vs. Organizational Ethics in Experimental Treatment By Rosemary Flanigan Bioethics Forum, Fall 1995

  • Case Study – Clinical Research Involving Children

    T.J. is a seven-year-old boy who was diagnosed with asthma at three years of age. T.J. and his parents have been approached about his participation in a clinical study of a new medication for asthma to assess its safety and efficacy in treating children with asthma.

  • Case Study – Abortion Rights and/or Wrongs

    Kate, an emancipated 17-year-old woman, is unmarried and 8 weeks pregnant. She wants to terminate the pregnancy. The hospital where she has always received medical care is part of a faith-based health care system that rejects elective abortion.

  • Case Study – A Sister for Joshua

    Is this new child a vehicle to provide a bone marrow transplant for their potential sibling who has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia? Under what conditions might this case be the subject of an ethics consult?

  • The Ethics of Research to Benefit Pregnant and Fetal Patients

    Dr. Laurence McCullough of the Baylor College of Medicine discusses his article, “An Ethically Justified Framework for Clinical Investigation to Benefit Pregnant and Fetal Patients,” in the May 2011 edition of the American Journal of Bioethics.

  • The Ethics of Selling Human Eggs

    Some compelling questions in the September 1, 2010, edition of Fast Company.

  • The Ethics of Translational Research

    It’s called Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

  • The Intersection of Neuroscience and National Security

    The intersection of neuroscience and national security is an intriguing place filled with excitement but also a need for caution.

  • The Medical Consequences of Donating Eggs

    Glenn McGee, PhD, John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics, explains that there can be medical consequences for women donating eggs.