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An Address to Doctors by Pope Francis (15 November 2014): A Doctrinal Mistake and a Lot of Common Sense Presented with Savoir-Faire

Maurizio Mori.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 10106 words.

The general reaction of the press to Pope Francis’ Address to Doctors has been generally very positive. However, the address is in many ways quite puzzling. Among other things, it contains...

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Adolescent Parents and Medical Decision-Making

Kenneth De Ville.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

The growing phenomenon of teenage pregnancy introduces the problem of who should serve as surrogate decision makers for the children of adolescent parents. The justifications which sanction...

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Adolescent Psychological Development, Parenting Styles, and Pediatric Decision Making

Brian C. Partridge.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

October 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 3200 words.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child risks harm to adolescents insofar as it encourages not only poor decision making by adolescents but also parenting styles that will...

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Advance Directives and Personal Identity: What Is the Problem?

Elisabeth Furberg.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 5647 words.

The personal identity problem expresses the worry that due to disrupted psychological continuity, one person’s advance directive could be used to determine the care of a different person....

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Advance Directives and the Severely Demented

Martin Harvey.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Should advance directives (ADs) such as living wills be employed to direct the care of the severely demented? In considering this question, I focus primarily on the claims of Rebecca...

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Advance Monopoly Commitment?

Jorn Sonderholm.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 4077 words.

This article is a critical discussion of the Advance Market Commitment (AMC) proposal for how to incentivize research and development of drugs for neglected diseases. The main claim of the...

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Advancing from Activated Patient to Autonomous Patient

Mark D. Sullivan.

in The Patient as Agent of Health and Health Care

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 17159 words.

Patient action in chronic disease care may not be best understood as “behavior.” Healthy patients do not just emit healthy behaviors but act as agents in their own lives. Bandura...

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Affordable Access to Essential Medication in Developing Countries: Conflicts Between Ethical and Economic Imperatives<sup>1</sup>

Udo Schüklenk and Richard E. Ashcroft.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Recent economic and political advances in developing countries on the African continent and South East Asia are threatened by the rising death and morbidity rates of HIV/AIDS. In the first...

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Aging Research: Priorities and Aggregation

Colin Farrelly.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7736 words.

Should we invest more public funding in basic aging research that could lead to medical interventions that permit us to safely and effectively retard human aging? In this paper I make the...

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AIDS and Africa

Loretta M. Kopelman and Anton A. van Niekerk.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and in this issue of the Journal, seven authors discuss the moral, social and medical implications of having 70% of those...

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