Going Against the Grain: In Praise of Contrarian Clinical Ethics
- Ethical legal aspects in assisted reproductive technologies. Dragojevic, Svetlana; Nikolic, Branka; Rakic, Sne�ana; Pa�in, Vladimir; Dikic, Srdan; Damnjanovic, Barbara // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Feb2008, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p171
The article discusses the ethical legal aspects in assisted reproductive technologies (ART). It mentions that the development of reproductive biology enabled infertility treatment by use of ART for reproductive function restoration. It notes the role of genetic material donation in infertility...
- The gift of blood in Europe: An ethical defence of EC directive 89/381. Keown, John // Journal of Medical Ethics;Apr97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p96
Presents a paper which focuses on the medical ethics in support of the policy of voluntary, unpaid donation of blood, in light of Article 3.4 of the European Community directive 39/381. What Article 3.4 requires; Arguments highlighted in the paper; Conclusions reached.
- Organ Wars. Silberner, Joanne // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p5
Discusses some issues on organ donation in the United States. Official statement on stem cell research from the National Bioethics Advisory Commission; Debate on organ allocation; Projects to stimulate organ donation.
- Development of a Donor Driven Assessment Protocol in Western Australia Based On Experiences of Living Renal Donors. Williams, Anne M.; Broderick, Diane; O'Driscoll, Catherine; Elmes, Ros; Luxton, Grant; Mitchell, Andrew; Kristjanson, Linda J.; Colefax, Linda; Dawson, Sky; Delrivieve, Luc // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p66
A new protocol for the selection and work-up of living renal donors has been developed in response to recent findings from a grounded theory study that explored the experiences of 18 donors in Western Australia This protocol is designed to enhance the feelings of personal control by the donor...
- ESHRE Task Force on Ethics and Law 12: Oocyte donation for non-reproductive purposes. ESHRE Task Force on Ethics and Law including; G. Pennings; G. de Wert; F. Shenfield; J. Cohen; B. Tarlatzis; P. Devroey // Human Reproduction;May2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p1210
The present paper focuses on oocyte donation for non-reproductive purposes, i.e. research and future therapy. The general principles of research ethics apply to these interventions. The proportionality principle demands that any possible harms to the oocyte donors should be proportionate to the...
- In This Issue. Furton, Edward J. // National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly;Sep2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p437
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the efficacy of Gardacil, the concept of death and deceased organ donation, and the vital conflicts in medical ethics.
- Money for organs: the moral cost. // Nursing Standard;5/19/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 37, p28
The article provides several answers to a question regarding the utilization of cash incentives as a method for increasing organ, egg and sperm donations.
- It's only love? Some pitfalls in emotionally related organ donation. Biller-Andorno, Nikola; Schauenburg, Henning // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jun2001, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p162
Transplanting organs from emotionally related donors has become a fairly routine procedure in many countries. However, donors have to be chosen carefully in order to avoid not just medically, but also morally, questionable outcomes. This paper draws attention to vulnerabilities that may affect...
- Self-interest, self-abnegation and self-esteem: towards a new moral economy of non-directed kidney donation. Roff, Sue Rabbitt // Journal of Medical Ethics;Aug2007, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p437
As of September 2006, non-directed donation of kidneys and other tissues and organs is permitted in the UK under the new Human Tissue Acts. At the same time as making provision for psychiatric and clinical assessment of so-called "altruistic" donations to complete strangers, the Acts intensify...