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  • Making Ethical Choices: An Ethical Decision-Making Handbook for Health Care Practitioners & Administrators Second Edition

    About the book: Health care practice and administration is fraught with complex moral issues and dilemmas. Shifting paradigms in the health care system, such as limited resources, increased emphasis on patients’ rights, and moral diversity, have profound and far-reaching ramifications that impact us all – health care recipients and their […]

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  • What Makes Research Unethical?

    Giles Scofield prepares a presentation that addresses “What Makes Research Unethical?” View the PowerPoint slides: http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/surgery/divisions/postgrad/documents/…pdf

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  • The Ethical Challenges of Medicine Today

    “The Ethical Challenges of Medicine Today: Drawing on the Wisdom of Vatican II” Christine Jamieson participates in part five in a six-part series: A Church for the 21st Century: The Spirit of Vatican II in Our Time. Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/70220588

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  • Stem Cell Considerations and Its Implications

    On May 9, 2002, Canada’s Minister of Health introduced in the House of Commons the Act Respecting Assisted Human Reproduction. The Act is seen by many, including the Health Minister as “middle-of-the-road” legislation because, on the one hand, it prohibits the creation of embryo clones not only for reproduction but […]

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