AACN Advanced Critical Care Volume 20, Number 1, pp.108–111 Cynda Hylton Rushton, RN, PhD, FAAN Do you ever notice how difficult it becomes when you are embroiled in an ethical conflict to stop long enough to reflect on your own motivations, much less the motivations of others? Or how easily we begin to create our [...]
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Posted in Medical Ethics on Jul 27th, 2009
from the journal, Bioethics 2009 Apr 21. Hongladarom S. Center for Ethics of Science and Technology and Department of Philosophy, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Bioinformatics is a new field of study whose ethical implications involve a combination of bioethics, computer ethics and information ethics. This paper is an attempt to view some of these implications from [...]
From the November Annals of Internal Medicine. While not explicitly Buddhist, the 8 skills identified as “healing skills” are conspicuously compatible with (if not fully supported by) a Buddhist understanding of ethics and being in the world. “It is well recognized that physicians’ relationships with their patients can have healing effects, but the skills in this [...]
Posted in Medical Ethics on Sep 22nd, 2008
Dev World Bioeth. 2008 Aug 7; Fenton A. Dalhousie University, Canada. This paper integrates some Buddhist moral values, attitudes and self-cultivation techniques into a discussion of the ethics of cognitive enhancement technologies – in particular, pharmaceutical enhancements. Many Buddhists utilize meditation techniques that are both integral to their practice and are believed to enhance the [...]
Volume 366, Issue 9489, 10 September 2005-16 September 2005, Pages 952-955, by D. Keown End of life: the Buddhist view In many Asian cultures, Buddhism is acknowledged as the religion that has most to say about death and the afterlife. Buddhist teachings emphasise the ubiquity and inevitability of death, and for this reason, Buddhists tend [...]