Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law

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KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 2007 - Law - 239 pages
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Contents

Genetic Screening and Genetic Therapy
3
The Ethical Use of Stem Cells
17
Human Cloning
25
Separating Siamese Twins
31
The Treatment of Newborns with Ambiguous
39
Patients Rights Informed Consent Confidentiality
45
Medical Malpractice Negligence and Liability
93
Physicians and Nurses
105
Payment for Organ Donors
141
Miscellaneous Topics
151
Ethical Dilemmas of an Observant Jewish Physician Practicing in a Secular Society
153
A Jewish View
163
Therapeutic Efficacy of Laughter in Medicine
181
Allocation or Misallocation of Limited Medical Resources
185
Are the Courts Practicing Medicine?
191
Ethical Considerations
193

The Terri Schiavo Case in Jewish Law
115
It May Be Legal But Is It Ethical or Morally Justifiable?
129
Human Research in Critically 111 Patients in an ICU or Emergency Room Setting
133
Organ Transplantation and Jewish Law
137
Are We Prepared?
197
References
201
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About the author (2007)

Fred Rosner was Director of the Department of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and an attending physician at Queens Hospital.

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