Medical Ethics

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    • Abortion
      • Intentionally terminating a pregnancy, resulting in the death of the foetus
        • Types of abortion
          • Saline
          • Dilation and evacuation
          • Suction
          • Prostagladin
      • FOR
        • Lesser of two evils
        • "Love thy neighbour"
      • AGAINST
        • "Thou shall not kill"
        • "I know the plans I have for you"
    • Euthanasia
      • Helping a terminally ill person to die with minimal amounts of suffering
      • FOR
        • Passive Euthanasia is sometimes accepted
      • AGAINST
        • "Grave violation of the law of God"
        • "Thou shall not kill"
        • Hospices are seen as the alternative
          • Euthanasia
            • Helping a terminally ill person to die with minimal amounts of suffering
            • FOR
              • Passive Euthanasia is sometimes accepted
            • AGAINST
              • "Grave violation of the law of God"
              • "Thou shall not kill"
              • Hospices are seen as the alternative
      • Cloning
        • scientific process where cells are copied exactly so that a new cell is made with the exact DNA of another cell
          • FOR
            • Therapeutic cloning could save lives
          • AGAINST
            • Humans aren't tools for science
            • Shouldn't play God
            • "God made man in his own image"
      • Genetic Engineering
        • Selecting an embryo with certain genes/ altering the genes an embryo has to achieve a baby with desired characteristics
        • FOR
          • Eradicate disease
        • AGAINST
          • Consider God's handiwork: who can straighten what he has made crooked
      • Fertility Treatment
        • FOR
          • Puts good use in the gifts of healing God has given us
        • Medical information to enable an infertile couple to have a child

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