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Ethical Dilemmas and Modern Medicine

Questions Nobody Wants to Ask

Ethical Dilemmas and Modern Medicine

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Ethical Dilemmas and Modern Medicine

Ethical Dilemmas and Modern Medicine

Questions Nobody Wants to Ask

Audio Library Digital

07/06/2021

62 minutes

9781662078903

Audio Retail Digital

07/06/2021

62 minutes

9781662079542

Audio CD

07/06/2021

1 Audio CD

62 minutes

9781662078163

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One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in their field, these recorded lectures dive deep into the worlds of religion, government, literature, and social justice.The same medical technologies that have brought us miracle drugs and unprecedented longevity are also forcing us to confront increasingly difficult ethical dilemmas. Should taxpayers spend several million dollars to prolong one patient's life for one month? Can genes be patented? How ought judges respond when doctors and family members disagree on the very definition of death? May a seventeen-year-old boy refuse to give a life-saving bone marrow transplant to his fifteen-year-old cousin? Thirty years ago, debates in medical ethics focused on the same questions that had once puzzled Hippocrates and Galen many centuries earlier. When does life begin? When may confidentiality be broken? Must a physician help a stranger in need? Today, most challenges in bioethics arise from two relatively novel sets of issues: 1.) conflicts over scarce healthcare resources and 2.) the desire of philosophical and religious minorities to be opt-out of established medical norms. How society ultimately resolves these questions is not simply an abstract matter for debate by philosophers and ethicists. Rather, the outcome of these controversies is likely to affect each and every one of us when we or our loved ones become ill. This audio lecture includes a supplemental PDF.

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