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Between technology and humanity : the impact of technology on health care ethics / edited by Chris Gastmans.

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Leuven : Leuven University Press, 2002.

Physical description

259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


"Collection of the contributions to an international conference, held in Brussels on October 18-19, 2002, under the auspices of Caritas Vlaanderen in cooperation with the Faculty of Medicine of the Catholic University of Leuven"--P. 9.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.


Technologies in health care: a philosophical-ethical appraisal / Herman De Dijn -- Technology and care: from opposition to integration / Guy Widdershoven -- Economics and ethics in health care: where can they meet? / Elly Stolk, Jan Busschbach. Clinical aspects of prenatal diagnosis / Ingrid Witters, Jean-Pierre Fryns -- Clinical ethical reflections on prenatal diagnosis and selective abortion / Carlo Loots. Responsibility in genetic testing: shared or divided between professionals and clients? / Angus Clarke -- Ethical aspects of genetic testing / Kris Dierickx.
Clinical aspects of digital imaging / Peeter Woodruff -- Digital imaging in psychiatry: a double edged sword with both beneficial and harmful potential? / Jan Godderis. The role of artificial feeding in the care of dying older people: clinical practice and public attitudes / Jane Seymour -- Tube feeding and assisted oral feding in demented patients with eating difficulties: a clinical ethical approach / Chris Gastmans. Clinical aspects of palliative sedation / Josep Porta Sales -- Ethical aspects of palliative sedation / Bert Broeckaert.


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    W82 2002B56
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