B603: Religion and Medical Ethics Key Words (Christianity)

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The Sanctity of Life
The belief that all life is sacred and holy
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Abortion
To end a pregnancy deliberately because the baby is not wanted
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Pro-Choice
The woman has the right to choose whether or not she will have an abortion
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Pro-Life
Opposing abortion
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Fertility Treaments
A range of medical treatments that can be given to people who want children
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Cloning
A scientific process where cells are copied exactly
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The Double-Effect Principle
A morally good action that has a morally wrong outcome
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The Warnock Report
Church of England allows experimentation on spare embryos for up to 14 days
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Euthanasia
The assisted suicide of a person who is terminally ill by a doctor, a friend or a member of the family
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Active Euthanasia
Deliberate steps are taken to end someone's life
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Passive Euthanasia
When treatment which would have helped the person to live longer is stopped
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Voluntary Euthanasia
When someone asks to be give help to die
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Involuntary Euthanasia
When other people decide that the patient should die
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Quality of Life
Determined by the person's relationship with God, their relationship with others and the feeling of righteousness within themselves
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Hospice
A home providing care for the terminally ill
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Suicide
The act of deliberately killing oneself
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To end a pregnancy deliberately because the baby is not wanted

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Abortion

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The woman has the right to choose whether or not she will have an abortion

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Opposing abortion

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A range of medical treatments that can be given to people who want children

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