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Contemporary biomedical ethical issues and Jewish law / Fred Rosner.

Author/Creator:
Rosner, Fred.
Publication:
Jersey City, N.J. : KTAV Pub. House, [2007?]
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Medical laws and legislation (Jewish law).
Medical ethics -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Contents:
Genetic screening and genetic therapy
The ethical use of stem cells
Medical research in children
Human cloning
Separating Siamese twins
The treatment of newborns with ambiguous or traumatized genitalia
Physicians' fees in Jewish law
Medical confidentiality and patient privacy
Court-ordered medical and surgical interventions
Informed consent: recent developments
Informing the patient about a fatal disease: from paternalism to autonomy
Medical malpractice, negligence, and liability in liability
Problem doctors: is there a solution?
Patients' rights and caregivers' rights (physicians and nurses)
The Terri Schiavo case in Jewish law
Death by withdrawal of nutrition and hydration: mercy or murder?
Hospice care for the terminally ill: help or hindrance?
Futile care for the terminally ill: it may be legal, but is it ethical or morally justifiable?
Human research in critically ill patients in an ICU or emergency room setting
Organ transplantation and Jewish law
Payment for organ donors
Ethical dilemmas of an observant Jewish physician practicing in a secular society
Managed care : a Jewish view
Therapeutic efficacy of laughter in medicine
Allocation or misallocation of limited medical resources
Are the courts practicing medicine?
Smoking, lung cancer, and the tobacco industry : ethical considerations
Bioterrorism : are we prepared?.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-228) and index.
ISBN:
9780881259469
0881259462
OCLC:
77271074