Should doctors be allowed to help terminally ill patients commit suicide?
Tags: MEDICAL ethics
- Colorado brings all sides together to create Code of Ethics for Healthcare. Asplaud, Jon // AHA News;10/12/98, Vol. 34 Issue 40, p6
Provides information on the Colorado Code of Ethics for Healthcare. Ethical principles of healthcare; Responsibility of health maintenance organizations in the delivery of health care; Evaluation on the perceptions of consumers on health care.
- Doctors face ethical questions on death. // Commentary;Apr86, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p23
No abstract available.
- Two wrongs don't make a right. Moffa, Kenneth // Drug Topics;3/7/94, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p11
Opinion. Comments on the changes in the method of health-care coverage. Free-market competitive expansion; Managed care; Profit-oriented health-care coverage; Antitrust laws.
- When doctors say no. Trubo, R. // Good Housekeeping;Aug89, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p82
Reports on the growing problem of physicians refusing to treat certain patients. Discusses reasons, American Medical Association views and specific cases. INSET: Doctors and AIDS (discusses what doctors do about possible....
- Ethics committees as corporate and public policy advocates. Cohen, C.B. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p36
Argues that changes in the structure of the health care system in the '90s will create new roles for ethics committees. Cost containment policies; Profit maximization.
- Business ethics in ethics committees? Boyles, P. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p37
Examines whether or not business ethics is the proper domain of ethic committees. Conflicts of interest; Procedural and substantive issues.
- The Philadelphia story. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p38
Reports on a gathering of representatives from more than twelve bioethics networks in Philadelphia. How to share information between groups in different parts of the country discussed. Mailing lists; National bioethics computer bulletin board.
- `Make Me Live': Autonomy and terminal illness. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p42
Presents the case of a patient who has expressed a desire to prolong her life, and a doctor's suggestion for a do-not-resuscitate order. Necessity of informing the patient questioned.
- Commentary. Miller, D.H. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p43
Comments on a case study involving a patient's desire to live, and the question of a do-not-resuscitate order. Patient consent; Weakening of physician-patient relationship; Patients' rights.
- Great moments in medical ethics teaching. Ross, J.W. // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p2
Relates the author's attempt to help solve a medical ethics problem. Realizing the limits of casuistry as a teaching device; Lying in the patient's best interests.