Academic Papers on Medical Ethics

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Ethics Of Medicine

  • 20 page paper

A 20 page paper that provides an intensive overview of the necessity for ethics in medicine and considers this in light of the increasing problem of dishonesty in medicine. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

This 8 page paper takes a look at scams and quackery in advertising through the ages in America. A focus is on pharmaceuticals but other issues are explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

5 pages in length. Antibiotics may be considered a cure-all when it comes to fighting infections, but doctors are prescribing their usage far too often and many times without the aid of a culture test to determine if their administration is truly necessary. The writer discusses the ethics of prescribing antibiotics without a ...

Medication Errors

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper addresses the subject of medication errors in the organizational setting. Concrete examples are provided and several solutions are suggested. Problems at every end of the spectrum, from prescribing to administering, are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 9 page paper examines the fact that all people, regardless of socio-economic status have an equal right to quality health care. Bibliography lists seven sources.

A 5 page paper on the book, 'Death on Demand' by Dale Hill. The subject matter is discussed as powerful and emotional. The pain of those faced with such a decision is considered. The impact of this book is described as being very poignaint and real. No additional sources cited.

Over the course of the last 3 decades, medical ethics have shifted from the responsibility of the physician to the responsibility of the managed care organization (MCO) and as a result, the lines between appropriate care and cost feasibility have blurred the view of the ethical treatment of patients. In pursuit of cost management, ...

A 12 page research paper on the nature and variety of HMOs, and physician duties in regard to disclosure. The writer details the types of HMOs, their means of funding treatment, how they impact treatment decisions, and what must be done ethically in this new climate. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper which addresses 7 different health industry quotations with answers in regards to possible questions that might arise. Issues such as physician's involvement in HMOs, ethics, gatekeeping, test rationing, and ethical concerns. Bibliography lists 3 sources. RAhlthq&a.wps

A 5 page paper examining the ethical questions posed by the controversial medical experimentation from 1890 to 1940 as chronicled in Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America Before the Second World War (1995) by Susan Lederer. Specifically considered is the evolving assertion it is more ethically acceptable to use animals as laboratory subjects ...

An 8 page paper that discusses the major ethical and moral dilemmas that are faced by many Catholic hospitals. By presenting information in regards to the Catholic hospitals positions on abortion and euthanasia and relating their process to major moral theories, it is possible to understand the complexity of issues within these structures. Bibliography lists ...

6 pages in length. Case examples provided. Writer remains objective for the most part-- providing an overview of the subject. Bibliography lists 10+ sources.

In 8 pages the author discusses and explores the issue of euthanasia. Various viewpoints of family members, physicians, and legislative decisions are given. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 5 page paper presenting a proposal for a research project investigating life satisfaction as a function of race, gender and religion. The proposed research is a study conducted using new data collected from an old survey instrument, the Quality of American Life survey used in 1971 and replicated in 1978. The purpose ...

In this 4 page paper, the writer outlines philosophical perspectives on euthanasia as they would most likely be presented by Kant. The writer then advocates euthanasia in this same light. Bibliography lists 3 references.

An 8 page paper on the controversy surrounding the genetic implications of the Human Genome Project. It discusses whether the ability to identify disabling conditions from DNA will ultimately hurt the disabled community by ushering in a new era of eugenics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Mostly an 11 page analytical book review of Richard Zaner's 'Troubled Voices.' -- The writer cites a number of additional sources to evaluate Zaner's contention that advances in medical technologies have raised many ethical and moral questions. By presenting a number of stories describing the ethical dilemmas of patients and their participating care providers, ...

The Tuskegee Study was a 40-year project in which scientists observed - but did not adequately treat -syphilis among 412 black men in rural Alabama. By the time the study had concluded, it was found that the disease had killed at least 28 of its subjects. Essentially, Tuskegee exploited the lesser intelligent and silently forced ...

A 4 page essay on business practices regarding unsafe products, and the particular case of death from Toxic Shock Syndrome. The writer details how businesses decide to let or keep unsafe products on the market, the effect of lawsuits on such decisions, and the actions of government agencies in preventing such deaths. No bibliography.

A 5 page analysis of the pros and cons of instituting a market for transplantable human organs from an economic viewpoint. Discusses costs and benefits, both to the investor and society, and the questions which must be answered before a policy can be formulated. Bibliography lists three sources.

This 10 page report discusses whether or not recovering alcoholics should be denied access to liver transplants due to their previous lifestyles. The number of people with liver disease and other related conditions who could significantly benefit from a liver transplant is far greater than the number of donor livers available. This means that criteria, ...

A 9 page proposal to examine written hospital complaints which have been lodged by a patient's family member in order to ascertain the concept of fortitude. Includes a detailed sample letter and defines fortitude and gives modern interpretations of it based on the popular literature. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

29 pages worth of in-depth essay responses to questions concerning medical ethics, AIDS, euthanasia, the Hippocratic Oath, and more. An EXCELLENT resource for pre-med and early med students. No Bibliography.

This 5 page reflective essay examines the greatest issue of all in health . . . death. How and when is medical intervention justified? What does a faithful person believe? Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 15 page research paper that examines the law concerning genetic testing and whether or not health insurers can use test results that show that an individual has a genetic tendency towards a disease as grounds for canceling or not providing coverage. The writer particularly focuses on the comprehensive law enacted by the state of ...

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