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Ethics briefing.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2022 Jun; Vol. 48 (6), pp. 427-428.

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Maternal request caesareans and COVID-19: the virus does not diminish the importance of choice in childbirth.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2020 Nov; Vol. 46 (11), pp. 726-731. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 10.

Abstract:It has recently been reported that some hospitals in the UK have placed a blanket restriction on the provision of maternal request caesarean sections (MRCS) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pregnancy and birthing services are obviously facing chal...

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The Judgment of the German Federal Constitutional Court regarding assisted suicide: a template for pluralistic states?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2022 Aug; Vol. 48 (8), pp. 542-546. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jun 11.

Abstract:The article presents the judgment of the German Federal Constitutional Court from 26 February 2020 on assisted suicide. The statements regarding human dignity, human rights and the relationship between citizens and the state are examined. Furthermore, ...

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Why lockdown of the elderly is not ageist and why levelling down equality is wrong.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2020 Nov; Vol. 46 (11), pp. 717-721. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Jun 19.

Abstract:In order to prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19, governments have placed significant restrictions on liberty, including preventing all non-essential travel. These restrictions were justified on the basis the health system may be overwhelmed by COVID-1...

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Is Australia engaged in torturing asylum seekers? A cautionary tale for Europe.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2016 Jul; Vol. 42 (7), pp. 420-3. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Jun 22.

Abstract:Australian immigration detention has been identified as perpetuating ongoing human rights violations. Concern has been heightened by the assessment of clinicians involved and by the United Nations that this treatment may in fact constitute torture. We ...

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Adverse consequences of article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for persons with mental disabilities and an alternative way forward.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2018 Apr; Vol. 44 (4), pp. 226-233. Date of Electronic Publication: 2017 Oct 25.

Abstract:It is widely accepted among medical ethicists that competence is a necessary condition for informed consent. In this view, if a patient is incompetent to make a particular treatment decision, the decision must be based on an advance directive or made b...

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Forced circumcision of men (abridged).

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2014 Aug; Vol. 40 (8), pp. 567-71. Date of Electronic Publication: 2013 Sep 06.

Abstract:The forced circumcision of men is a widespread human rights abuse that often accompanies other human rights violations. It occurs in clashes between circumcising and non-circumcising cultures, or when individuals in circumcising cultures reject circumc...

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Complicity and torture.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2017 Apr; Vol. 43 (4), pp. 264-265. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Mar 02.

Abstract:One of the great merits of On Complicity and Compromise is that it wades into specific swamps where ordinary theorists fear to slog. It is persuasive that in general it can be right sometimes to be complicit in wrongdoing by others through causally con...

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Unit 731 and moral repair.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2017 Apr; Vol. 43 (4), pp. 270-276. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Mar 21.

Abstract:Unit 731, a biological warfare research organisation that operated under the authority of the Imperial Japanese Army in the 1930s and 1940s, conducted brutal experiments on thousands of unconsenting subjects. Because of the US interest in the data from...

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The BMA's guidance on conscientious objection may be contrary to human rights law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of medical ethics [J Med Ethics] 2017 Apr; Vol. 43 (4), pp. 260-263. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Mar 18.

Abstract:It is argued that the current policy of the British Medical Association (BMA) on conscientious objection is not aligned with recent human rights developments. These grant a right to conscientious objection to doctors in many more circumstances than the...

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