Clinical & Medical Ethics

Clinical Ethics Dilemmas: Experiencing Differences Between European and American End-of-Life Care

 Editor’s Note: This column presents a problematic case that poses a medical-ethical dilemma for patients, families, and healthcare professionals.  As it is based on a real situation, some details have been changed in the effort to maintain confidentiality.  In this case, the medical community is unaware of the treatment plan recommended by a foreign physician.

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The Cult of Human Health and the Key to Flourishing in Sickness: Excerpts from 'Human Flourishing—In Sickness and in Health'


This audio address includes several excerpts from the 2013 plenary address by Allen Verhey, PhD, at CBHD’s 20th annual summer conference, “Health and Human Flourishing.” These excerpts from Dr. Verhey’s plenary entitled: “Human Flourishing: In Sickness and in Health” explore the cult of human health and the key to flourishing in sickness.


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