Clinical & Medical Ethics

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

An American mother no longer wishes to care for her handicapped child. Should the American system allow a European-trained physician to address euthanasia for the purpose of organ donation?

Podcast Episode: 
175

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.

Podcast Episode: 
174

Clinical Ethics Dilemmas: Capitulation to a Patient’s Demands

Should a patient and family be allowed to demand continued medical or surgical care when the physicians believe that the patient will not benefit from further attempts at curative therapy?

Podcast Episode: 
172

Clinical Ethics Dilemmas: How Does the Doctor Decide Between Cost and Care?

Should a pediatrician use a less expensive and well-established vaccination product with adequate reimbursement rather than a newer, more expensive version with better bacterial protection that has a lower profit margin?

Podcast Episode: 
169

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