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Casebook on bioethics and the Holocaust

Author: Tessa Chelouche; Geoffrey Brahmer; Susan Benedict; Ṿaʻad ha-Yiśreʼeli le-Unesḳo.; UNESCO Chair in Bioethics at the University of Haifa.
Publisher: Haifa : UNESCO Chair in Bioethics : Israel National Commission for UNESCO, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: EBooks (www)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Chelouche; Geoffrey Brahmer; Susan Benedict; Ṿaʻad ha-Yiśreʼeli le-Unesḳo.; UNESCO Chair in Bioethics at the University of Haifa.
ISBN: 9789654440349 9654440342
OCLC Number: 852691117
Description: 1 online resource (170 pages) : digital file (PDF)
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Part One: The Nazi Doctors. Historical Background. The Adoption of the Concept of Eugenics by Nazi Medicine. Eugenics: Physician Participation in Decisions Concerning the Value of Human Life. Eugenic Sterilization. Racism and Nazi Medicine. The Use of Race as a Medical Diagnosis. Racism within the Nazi Medical Community. Medical Education under Nazi Rule. Medical Press under the Nazis. Dual loyalty of Physicians: State vs. Individuals. The Pressure of Economics on Medicine. Euthanasia. The Significance of the Hippocratic Oath. Medical Research. Doctor-PatientConfidentiality. Informed Consent in Human Experimentation. Parental Consent to Medical Treatment. Utilitarianism in Clinical Research. Use of Unethically Acquired Body Parts. Falsification of Medical Records. Whether to Use the Data from the Nazi Doctors? Doctors and Torture. Physician Participation in Genocide. The Ethics of Pharmaceutical Companies in Medical Research. Medical Conscience and Whistle-blowing --
Part Two: The Prisoner Doctors. Historical Background. Medical Futility in Extreme Circumstances. Medical Triage. Abuse of Medical Triage: The Nazi "Selections". Distributive Justice. The Risks of Medical Care. Disclosure of Professional Identity when Confronted with Mortal Danger. Treating the Enemy. Medical Care in Dangerous Circumstances --
The Doctor's/Nurse's Duty of Obligation. Altering Ethical Stances. Complying with the Nazi Doctors. Abortion: The Perspective of the Nazi doctors and the Prisoner doctors. Treating Dying Patients: Refusing to assist patients to die. Truth Telling. "Choiceless" Choices in Medicine --
Appendixes: Nuremberg Code, 1947. The Prussian Ministry of Religious, Educational and Medical Affairs Directive, 1900. The Reich Health Circular: Regulations on New Therapy and Human Experimentation, 1931. Declaration of Helsinki.
Responsibility: authors, Tessa Chelouche, Geoffrey Brahmer ; contributor, Susan Benedict.


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