Fetal Transplantation: A Model for Medical Ethics Application

  • J. West
  • E. Squiers
  • P. J. Dimmick
  • S. E. Kelley
  • R. Latsha
  • J. Miller
Conference paper


In citing this wonderful quotation from C.S. Lewis’ The Abolition of Man [1], one can criticize contemporary bioethics as mostly talk and little action; in fact, practitioners in the field of medical ethics have had very little to do until the mid-twentieth century, for only at this time did the biological advances arouse American ethicists from their slumber [2].


Fetal Tissue Transplant Surgeon Human Fetal Tissue Hastings Center Report Anencephalic Fetus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. West
    • 1
  • E. Squiers
    • 1
  • P. J. Dimmick
    • 1
  • S. E. Kelley
    • 1
  • R. Latsha
    • 1
  • J. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Geisinger Medical CenterDanvilleUSA

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