When should doctors treat the ailments of people with dementia and when should they not? Read more
Treating Patients with Dementia
When should doctors treat the ailments of people with dementia and when should they not?
Should patients with severe lung disease be given home oxygen if they continue to smoke?
Should a surgeon agree to a young woman's request to amputate her leg?
How far should a medical team go to prevent a young woman from ending her life?
Withdrawing Feeding in Children
Is it ever ethical to withhold food and water in a child who is not dying?
Teenager Refuses Chemotherapy
Ashley is 15 and refusing chemo. Should the medical team and his mum accept his choice?
Permanent Vegetative State: Withdrawing Nutrition and Hydration
Is it ethical to withdraw nourishment from a young man in a permanent vegetative state?
Growth Restriction in Pregnancy
The dilemmas faced by couples and medical teams when a baby stops growing in the womb.
Sharing Genetic Information
If you have a life-threatening gene fault, do blood relatives have a right to know?