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Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Fall-Winter 1999 Oct 1999

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Fall-Winter 1999

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter

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Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Summer 1999 Jul 1999

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Summer 1999

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter

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Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Spring 1999 Apr 1999

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter, Spring 1999

Mid-Atlantic Ethics Committee Newsletter

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The Misperception That Bioethics And The Law Lag Behind Advances In Biotechnology, David Orentlicher Jan 1999

The Misperception That Bioethics And The Law Lag Behind Advances In Biotechnology, David Orentlicher

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Ethical Issues In Managed Care: Can Thetraditional Physician-Patient Relationship Be Preserved In The Era Of Managed Care Or Should It Be Replaced By A Group Ethic?, Eugene C. Grochowski Jan 1999

Ethical Issues In Managed Care: Can Thetraditional Physician-Patient Relationship Be Preserved In The Era Of Managed Care Or Should It Be Replaced By A Group Ethic?, Eugene C. Grochowski

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

Over the last decade managed care has become the dominant form of health care delivery, because it has reduced the cost of health care; however, it has also created serious conflicts of interest for physicians and has threatened the integrity of the traditional physician-patient relationship. In this Article, Dr. Grochowski argues that the efficiencies created by managed care are one time savings and will not in the long run reduce the rate of rise of health care expenditures without a concomitant plan to ration health care. He explores the traditional physician-patient relationship and concludes:

  • a) that while rationing of health ...


Gene Therapy: Legal And Ethical Issues For Pregnant Women , Angela Liang Jan 1999

Gene Therapy: Legal And Ethical Issues For Pregnant Women , Angela Liang

Cleveland State Law Review

The decision to undergo gene therapy in utero for the sake of a fetus should legally rest with the pregnant woman rather than the judiciary or the legislature. Part I of this article provides an overview of the current scope of gene therapy. Part II discusses previous court decisions that either granted or denied petitions for involuntary prenatal intervention. Part III analyzes three reasons why the courts should not impose gene therapy on pregnant women as the technology becomes available. First, a policy that mandates gene therapy would place an undue burden on pregnant women and violate the Equal Protection ...