Issues in Law & Medicine

Journal covering legal and ethical issues in the delivery of medical care.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, Summer

Creating Clones, Kids & Chimera: Liberal Democratic Compromise at the Crossroads
The objective of this article is to find middle ground between the supporters and opponents of biotechnology by perpetuating the existing legal compromise pertaining to the complete range of health and welfare doctrines relevant to the biotechnological...
Dutch Euthanasia: The New Government Ordered Study
A new nation-wide survey of euthanasia was commissioned in 2001 by the Dutch Ministers of Health and Justice, and the report on this study, a book of 272 pages, was published in the fall of 2003. (1) The study was led by the same investigators as the...
Joseph Torchia, Artificial Hydration and Nutrition for the PVS Patient: Ordinary Care or Extraordinary Intervention?
Joseph Torchia, Artificial Hydration and Nutrition for the PVS Patient: Ordinary Care or Extraordinary Intervention? 3 NAT'L CATH. BIOETHICS Q. 719 (2003). Does artificial hydration and nutrition (AHN) constitute ordinary care or extraordinary medical...
Preface
The feature article in this edition attempts to find middle ground between the supporters and opponents of biotechnology by perpetuating the existing legal compromise pertaining to the complete range of health and welfare doctrines relevant to the...
Stephen N. Nelson, "The Least of These": A Christian Moral Appraisal of Vital Organ Procurement from "Brain-Dead" Patients
Stephen N. Nelson, "The Least of These": A Christian Moral Appraisal of Vital Organ Procurement from "Brain-Dead" Patients, ETHICS & MED., Spr. 2004, at 7. In this article, the author argues that because removal of vital organs (including heart...

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