Medical Ethics 

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  • Medical Ethics
    • Sanctity  of life
      • christians conclude that life is special, sacred, unique and should be protected
        • Life is a gift from God and begins at the moment of conception
        • The bible says:  "body is the temple of the holy spirit"
        • Humans have a soul
        • Jesus was a human
        • The bible says " you must not murder"
        • God is the " giver of life" and decides when we live or die. Humans don't have the right to do this.
        • Genesis says that humans are "created in the image of God"
        • The bible says that "God knew each one of us before we were born"
    • Abortion
      • Not a secure relationship
      • Under age
      • War
      • Incorrect environment
      • Mentally unfit to bring up a child
      • Accident
      • Rape
      • Not being able to afford
      • pass on medical condition
    • Fertility treatment
      • Homosexual
      • Infertile
      • Single
      • Illness
      • Too old
      • Mental health
      • People with disabilities
    • Cloning
      • A scientific process by which cells are copied exactly, so the new cell is made up with the same DNA
    • Euthanasia
      • Voluntary  Euthanasia
        • When someone asks to end his or her life but is unable to commit suicide without help. often called 'assisted suicide'
      • Involuntary  Euthanasia
        • When other people decide that it would be best if someone's life ends, because  the person is not bale to make the decision independantly
      • Active Euthanasia
        • When the action is taken to bring life to an end: for example a lethal dose of drugs might be given. This is against the law.
      • Passive Euthanasia
        • when a decision is made to stop treatment, even death will be the result.
    • Animal Testing
      • yes
        • Human life is greater value than animal life
        • Millions of animals are killed each year for food so if they are used for medical research it is a more worthy death
      • no
        • Animals ahve the same right to life as humans
        • Deaths through research are necessary and are no different to murder
        • When they are locked up they can experience stress
  • Abortion
    • Not a secure relationship
    • Under age
    • War
    • Incorrect environment
    • Mentally unfit to bring up a child
    • Accident
    • Rape
    • Not being able to afford
    • pass on medical condition
  • Involuntary  Euthanasia
    • When other people decide that it would be best if someone's life ends, because  the person is not bale to make the decision independantly

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