Ethics Handbook for Energy Healing Practitioners

Ethics Handbook for Energy Healing Practitioners

Ethical principles are far more than mere rules or regulations – they are maps for bringing out your best as a caregiver and healer. Responding to a lack of articulated or standardized ethical guidelines for energy healing practitioners, David Feinstein, PhD, and Donna Eden developed a professional curriculum that has become one of the country’s […]

Essays in Medical Ethics

Essays in Medical Ethics

Modern medicine suggests omnipotence and an image of life as something that can be perfected at any time. Yet our view of things changes when disease throws us into an existential crisis. Then we seek human answers and feel misunderstood and abandoned in the system of modern medicine. Professor Giovanni Maio, the eloquent advocate of […]

Disclosure of Child Murder: A Case Study of Ethical Dilemmas in Research (Ethics IN Research) (Report)

Disclosure of Child Murder: A Case Study of Ethical Dilemmas in Research (Ethics IN Research) (Report)

Disclosures of unreported incriminating information are rarely documented in research; researchers therefore often do not know how to respond when cases arise. Disclosure may occur when respondents volunteer information, without necessarily being asked, and presents an ethical dilemma. Researchers have to choose between maintaining confidentiality and public protection. Debate on confidentiality in research is ongoing; […]

Vital Breast Cancer Drugs Highlight Funding Ethics (Izindaba)

Vital Breast Cancer Drugs Highlight Funding Ethics (Izindaba)

The ongoing reluctance to proclaim two breast cancer drugs proven to slow early disease progression and save lives for specific indications has frustrated State medical oncologists anxious to thrash out a speedy solution, especially in the Western Cape. They are in urgent talks with resource-constrained Western Cape and national pharmaceutical coding committees, whom they say […]

The History of Institutional Ethics at Baylor University Medical Center.

The History of Institutional Ethics at Baylor University Medical Center.

The discipline of clinical medical ethics guides both the moral stance of the total institution as well as the specific ethical decisions of physicians, nurses, and other health care providers. None would quarrel with the fact that a health care institution as a caring entity must have an ethical stance. This is made necessary by […]

The Healing Philosopher: John Locke's 'Medical Ethics'.

The Healing Philosopher: John Locke’s ‘Medical Ethics’.

ABSTRACT: This article examines a heretofore unexplored facet of John Locke’s philosophy. Locke was a medical doctor and he also wrote about medical issues that are controversial today. Despite this, Locke’s medical ethics has yet to be studied. An analysis of Locke’s education and his teachers and colleagues in the medical profession, of the 17th […]