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Ethics and morality

We conclude this two-part article on a matter of serious ethical relativism. By Scott Trueman This second article concerns the contentious and emotive issue of harvesting sperm from deceased males and then using the same to bring about the birth ...

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Anorexics force legal decision

The courts can face a real dilemma, legally and ethically, when it comes to patients with a life-threatening eating disorder. By Scott Trueman. A highly cherished ethical principle that courts jealously guard is that of autonomy; the patient's right to ...

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Call for more classes on life’s final chapter

A leading educator says nurses and other health professionals need to be taught more about how different cultural groups approach death and dying, reports Linda Belardi. Renowned healthcare ethics expert Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone has called for a component of death ...

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