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Focusing on Human Rights: a framework for CRISPR germline genome editing ethics and regulation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives in biology and medicine [Perspect Biol Med] 2020; Vol. 63 (1), pp. 44-53.

Abstract:The late 2018 announcement of the claimed births of CRISPR-edited babies has stimulated widespread condemnation and calls by some leading scientists for a moratorium on any further germline genome editing (GGE) for reproductive purposes. Concurrently, ...

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Too Close to the Knives: Children's Rights, Parental Authority, and Best Interests in the Context of Elective Pediatric Surgeries.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal [Kennedy Inst Ethics J] 2018; Vol. 28 (3), pp. 281-308.

Abstract:This paper advances a novel conception of the child's best interest in regard to pediatric surgeries that do not promote the preventive or therapeutic health needs of children, namely elective pediatric surgeries (EPS). First, children's capacity for d...

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Pathological, Disabled, Transgender: The Ethics, History, Laws, and Contradictions in Models that Best Serve Transgender Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal [Kennedy Inst Ethics J] 2017; Vol. 27 (2), pp. 249-266.

Abstract:This article addresses the precarious place of transgender and gender non-cis persons in relation to their discrimination-protections in recent legal, medical, and ethical policies in the United States. At present, there exists a contradiction such tha...

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The Best Interest Standard: Same Name but Different Roles in Pediatric Bioethics and Child Rights Frameworks.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives in biology and medicine [Perspect Biol Med] 2017; Vol. 60 (2), pp. 186-197.

Abstract:This article explores the intersection of pediatric bioethics and child rights by examining the best interest standard as it operates within the pediatric bioethics framework in the United States and the child rights framework based on the UN 1989 Conv...

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Human dignity, humiliation, and torture.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal [Kennedy Inst Ethics J] 2009 Sep; Vol. 19 (3), pp. 211-30.

Abstract:Modern human rights instruments ground human rights in the concept of human dignity, without providing an underlying theory of human dignity. This paper examines the central importance of human dignity, understood as not humiliating people, in traditio...

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Nonegalitarian Social Responsibility for Health: A Confucian Perspective on Article 14 of the UNESCO Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal [Kennedy Inst Ethics J] 2016; Vol. 26 (2), pp. 195-218.

Abstract:This essay offers a Confucian evaluation of Article 14 of the UNESCO Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, with a focus given to its statement that "the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of eve...

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Beyond Bioethics: A Child Rights-Based Approach to Complex Medical Decision-Making.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives in biology and medicine [Perspect Biol Med] 2016; Vol. 58 (3), pp. 332-40.

Abstract:This analysis adopts a child rights approach-based on the principles, standards, and norms of child rights and the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)-to explore how decisions could be made with regard to treatment of a severely impaired i...

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Toward a Child Rights Theory in Pediatric Bioethics.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives in biology and medicine [Perspect Biol Med] 2016; Vol. 58 (3), pp. 306-19.

Abstract:This article offers a child rights theory in pediatric bioethics, applying the principles, standards, and norms of child rights, health equity, and social justice to medical and ethical decision-making. We argue that a child rights theory in pediatric ...

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How Should We Treat the Vulnerable?: Qualitative Study of Authoritative Ethics Documents.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of health care for the poor and underserved [J Health Care Poor Underserved] 2016; Vol. 27 (4), pp. 1656-1673.

Abstract:The aim of this study is to explore what actual guidance is provided by authoritative ethics documents regarding the recognition and protection of the vulnerable. The documents included in this analysis are the Belmont Report, the Declaration of Helsin...

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When Rights Just Won't Do: Ethical Considerations When Making Decisions for Severely Disabled Newborns.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives in biology and medicine [Perspect Biol Med] 2016; Vol. 58 (3), pp. 322-7.

Abstract:Children born with severe handicapping conditions, where survival and quality of survival is indeterminate, present special challenges for families and health-care professionals tasked with deciding the best courses of treatment and care. The case of B...

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