Articles listed by Subject

Index by SubjectAuthorTitleIssueDate

Abortion

Gleeson, Gerald

Reviewing a debate over abortion

3.1

Mar-92

McCabe, Helen

Defiant birth: women who resist medical eugenics: a review

18. 1

Mar-07

Advance Directives

Sulmasy, Daniel

Advance directives and forgoing extraordinary treatment

19. 2

Jun-08

Tobin, Bernadette

More talk, less paper!

19. 3

Sep-08

Tobin, Bernadette

Future care planning

17. 4

Dec-06

Vout, Brigid

Advance care planning programs and Catholic healthcare

15. 4

Dec-04

Artificial Insemination and Surrogacy

Tobin, Bernadette

Donor-conceived people: Are they entitled to identifying information about their biological parents?

24.1

Mar-13

Assisted Suicide

Gleeson, Gerald

What's wrong with assisted suicide?

4. 2

Jun-93

McCabe, Helen

Death talk: a review

16. 4

Dec-05

Bioethics

Bioethics Committee, SVH

Considerations for policy guidelines regarding the performance of bariatric surgery

21. 3

Sep-10

Fisher, Anthony

Thomas Walter Joseph Ryan - celebration of a life

8. 2

Jun-97

Fisher, Anthony

Rethinking principlism: Is bioethics an American plot?

21.2

Jun-10

Joseph, Keith

Financing Australian health care: some proposals for reform

5. 1

Mar-94

Joseph, Keith

Health outcomes: the right thing for NSW?

5. 3

Sep-94

Kelly, Martin

"Trust me, I'm a doctor."

7. 1

Mar-96

Steele, Peter SJ

On being a good doctor

20. 4

Dec-09

Tobin, Bernadette

Intensive bioethics at Georgetown University

2. 1

Dec-91

Tobin, Bernadette

Health care: career, profession, vocation?

11. 2

Jun-00

Tobin, Bernadette

How are we best to care for, to respect and to protect the cognitively-impaired? A review

21. 1

Mar-10

Gillis, Jonathan and Tobin, Bernadette

How certain are you, doctor?

22. 1

Mar-11

Sullivan, William F. and Heng, John

Caring for, and giving hope to, persons with progressive cognitive impairments

22. 2

Jun-11

Buckle, Stephen

Bioethics as dispute resolution: a review

16. 1

Mar-05

Byrne, Mary

Life and death in healthcare ethics: a review

12. 1

Mar-01

Gleeson, Gerald

Clinical-ethical judgements without "short cuts"

15. 3

Sep-04

Gleeson, Gerald

On the very idea of 'Catholic bioethics'

3. 2

Jun-92

Gleeson, Gerald

Towards a joint centre

2. 1

Dec-91

Joseph, Keith

Bioethics: trends in Canada, part I

6. 2

Jun-95

Joseph, Keith

Bioethics: trends in Canada, part II

6. 2

Sep-95

Langsford, David

Illness, ageing and bioethics

17. 4

Dec-06

Rigby, Chris

Is bioethics useful?

2. 1

Dec-91

Care of the Dying Patient

IACB

The use of sedatives in the care of persons who are seriously ill or dying: Ethical distinctions and practical recommendations

24.2

Jun-13

Code and Guidelines

Gleeson, Gerald

How guidelines may help resolve some "hard cases".

9. 4

Dec-98

IACB

Globalization and the culture of life: consensus statement

15. 2

Jun-04

Joseph, Keith

Codes of ethics

6. 4

Dec-95

Tobin, Bernadette

Society, the law and health care: a review

4. 3

Sep-93

Gleeson, Gerald

Sustaining life in a world of limits - the role of catholic ethical standards

12. 2

Jun-01

Concept of Mental Health

Matthews, Steve and
Kennett, Jeanette

Seeing the Self: the moral goals of service provision in the mental health sector

23.2

Jun-12

Confidentiality/Privacy

Fisher, Anthony

Old paradigms and new dilemmas in medical confidentiality

10. 1

Mar-99

Conflicts of interest

Thompson, Colin

Clarifying conflict of interests

20. 2

Jun-09

Cooperation

Gleeson, Gerald

Cooperation without complicity

17. 2

Jun-06

Gleeson, Gerald

Involvement without complicity: possibilities for "material" cooperation

6. 4

Dec-95

Death and Dying

Buckle, Stephen

Philosophical assumptions in the euthanasia debate: a review of The Right to Die?

14. 2

Jun-03

Byrne, Mary

Ethical issues in health care near the end of life

13. 3

Sep-02

Dubler, Nancy

Tell me about Mama !

19. 4

Dec-08

Plunkett Centre for Ethics

Responsibility to those who are dying

12. 1

Mar-01

Tobin, Bernadette

Withdrawing nutrition and hydration

4. 3

Sep-93

Bioethics Committee, SVH

Ethical guidelines for withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining treatment

9. 4

Dec-98

Gillis, Jonathan

"We want everything done."

19. 1

Mar-08

Gleeson, Gerald

Just what are we doing? Our obligations to comatose patients

3. 3

Sep-92

Gleeson, Gerald

The withdrawing of life-sustaining treatment. Ethics and Law: principles and practice

14. 2

Jun-03

John Paul II

Life-sustaining treatment and the vegetative state

15. 3

Sep-04

Sulmasy, Daniel

End-of-life care revisited

18. 2

Jun-07

Tobin, Bernadette

"Dying with dignity": the new Guidelines

4. 2

Jun-93

Tobin, Bernadette

Forgoing life-sustaining treatment and directly inducing death

5. 1

Mar-94

Tobin, TK QC

Forgoing life-sustaining treatment: the civil and criminal law

4. 2

Jun-93

McGee, Andrew

There’s no good argument for infanticide

23.2

Jun-12

Tobin, Bernadette

We need to talk about death

23.2

Jun-12

Lee, Patrick and Grisez Germain

Total Brain Death : Valid Criterion of Death

24.3

Sept-13

Tobin, Bernadette

Care of the dying patient : lessons from an English approach

24.4

Dec-13

Determination of Death

Gleeson, Gerald

Care of the terminally ill: on the difference between prohibitions and obligations

3. 4

Dec-92

Tobin, Bernadette

A missed opportunity: new guidelines avoid the central issue

16. 1

Mar-05

Tonti-Filippini, Nicholas

Diagnosis of death by the brain function criterion: a case for ancillary testing

11. 1

Mar-00

Dignity therapy 

Tobin, Bernadette

It may be okay in practice but will it work in theory? Dignity therapy in palliative care

21. 3

Sep-10

Disability

IACB

Consensus statement on dignity in illness, disability and dying

17. 1

Mar-06

Elderly and Health Care

Tobin, Bernadette

On our obligations to the dependent elderly: a review

4. 1

Mar-93

Ethics Committees/Consultation

Kelly, Martin

Criticisms of institutional ethics committees

5. 4

Dec-94

Tobin, Bernadette

Preparing a clinical ethics protocol: the process

9. 4

Dec-98

Eugenics

Joseph, Keith

The re-emergency of eugenics

7. 3

Sep-96

Euthanasia

Gleeson, Gerald

Euthanasia - clarifying the issues: the refusal of life-prolonging treatment

7. 2

Jun-96

Gleeson, Gerald

The euthanasia debate - taking stock

8. 1

Mar-97

Gleeson, Gerald

Why voluntary euthanasia should not be legalised

6. 3

Sep-95

Keenan, James SJ

Euthanasia: ethical, political and legal developments in the USA and Australia

10, No. 2

Jun-99

Murray, Andrew

Euthanasia: a parasitic question

8. 3

Sep-97

Murray, Andrew

Protecting choice - against the legalisation of euthanasia

9. 2

Jun-98

Tobin, Bernadette

Euthanasia bill puts vulnerable people at risk

6. 1

Mar-95

Tobin, Bernadette

Issues in the euthanasia debate

3. 1

Mar-92

Tobin, Bernadette

Suicide, euthanasia and "quality of life" considerations

6. 3

Sep-95

Tobin, Bernadette

US Court rules physician-assisted suicide unconstitutional

8. 2

Jun-97

Tobin, Bernadette

Them and us: a view on euthanasia and suicide: a booknote

2. 1

Dec-91

Tobin, Bernadette

“If nobody wants you at the party, why should you stay” Recent developments in the debate about euthanasia and public policy

23.4

Dec-12

Genetics

Buckle, Stephen

Philosophical issues in the new genetics. A review of Genes: a philosophical inquiry

14. 4

Dec-03

Fisher, Anthony

Ethical issues in genetic screening

8. 4

Dec-97

Joseph, Keith

Ethical aspects of human genetic engineering

8. 4

Dec-97

Joseph, Keith

Genetics: the ethical questions

7. 2

Jun-96

Joseph, Keith

Our genetic future

8. 3

Sep-97

Kitahara-Frisch, Jean

Genetic screening: a view from Japan

8. 3

Sep-97

Langsford, David

Anxiety about perfection

18. 4

Dec-07

McNeill, Paul

Philosophical assumptions implicit in the science of the human genome project

8. 3

Sep-97

Self, Mary

Population screening: some ethical issues

11. 4

Dec-00

Tobin, Bernadette

Our genetic future

18. 1

Mar-07

Tobin, Bernadette

The ethical evaluation of genetic modifications to human beings

8. 1

Mar-97

Tobin, Bernadette

Should human genes be patentable? Some ethical issues at stake in recent and forthcoming court decisions

24.1

Mar-13

Health Care

Alex Miller

The last Sister of Charity

22. 3

Sep-11

Matthews, Steve & Kennett, Jeanette & Snoek, Anke

Are addicted persons motivated by pleasure

24.3

Sept-13

Fisher, Anthony

Healthcare rationing in Australia: Should the young be favoured over the elderly?

24.4

Dec-13

Health Promotion

Kennedy, Judith and Quilter, John

Health promotion: promises and pitfalls

7.3

Sep-96

History

Davis, Susanna

Profile on Father Tom Connolly

1. 1

Jun-90

Tobin, Bernadette

John Hubert Plunkett

3. 2

Jun-92

Chisholm, Don

It’s in the blood – Professor Don Chisholm reflects on his career in endocrinology and diabetes care

23.3

Sept-12

HIV Infection and AIDS

Quilter, John

Mainstreaming HIV+ patients: do health care workers face unreasonable risks?

3. 4

Dec-92

Quilter, John

Mainstreaming HIV+ patients: is a universal body substance precaution impractical?

4. 1

Mar-93

Rigby, Chris

Ethical issues in the care and treatment of people with AIDS

1. 1

Jun-90

Identifying human dignity

Lebech, Mette

On the problem of human dignity

21. 4

Dec-10

Informed Consent

Quilter, John

Informed consent and the doctor's dilemma

4. 3

Sep-93

Tobin, Bernadette

The duty to inform and advise patients

4. 1

Mar-93

Byrne, Mary

Consent to the medical treatment of older children: ethical issues

11. 3

Sep-00

Law

Crennan, Susan

Truth, justice, understanding: a reflection

23.4

Dec-12

Managed Care

McCabe, Helen

The ethical implications of managed care: a matter of context

11. 3

Sep-00

McCabe, Helen

Who owns our health? A review

18. 4

Dec-07

Byrne, Mary

Managed care

9. 3

Sep-98

Joseph, Keith

The American experience of managed care

 9. 3

Sep-98

Madden, Peter

Some instruments used in managed care: quality of life indicators

9. 3

Sep-98

McCabe, Helen

Principles for assessing the ethics of "managed care" arrangements

11. 4

Dec-00

McCabe, Helen

Rationing sanity: a review

17. 3

Sep-06

Medical error

O'Rourke, Kevin

Medical error: some ethical concerns

16. 1

Mar-05

Newborns and Minors

The Australian

Medical priorities

20. 4

Dec-09

Quilter, John

Ethical issues in post-natal testing

9. 2

Jun-98

Tobin, Bernadette

Medical priorities

20. 4

Dec-09

Nursing

Chiarella, Mary

Collegiality in nursing

4. 1

Mar-93

Quilter, John

Nursing ethics: a new challenge

3. 2

Jun-92

Nutrition and Hydration

CCBI

Reflections on artificial nutrition and hydration

 15. 3

Sep-04

Organ Donation & Transplantation

Byrne, Mary

Increasing the rates of organ donation

11. 1

Mar-00

Frew, Deborah

Review of human tissue act 1983: organ and tissue donation

11. 1

Mar-00

Raper, Ray

The impact on intensive care of proposed changes to human tissue act

11. 1

Mar-00

Webb, Sandra

Legislation of assisted reproduction: benefits and limitations

9. 1

Mar-98

Kelly, Martin

"Opting-out" vs "Hot-pursuit": organ donation on the family

7. 2

Jun-96

Gleeson, Gerald

Organ transplantation from living donors

11. 1

Mar-00

McKelvie, Helen and Cordner, Stephen

Involving next-of-kin in decisions about research use of human tissue

11. 1

Mar-00

O'Neill, Robert

Communication between transplant recipients and families of organ donors

11. 1

Mar-00

Tobin, Bernadette

Donation after cardiac death: ethical challenges in a "new" pathway to donation

19. 1

Mar-08

Parental Consent

Gillis, Jonathan and Rennick, Janet

Affirming parental love in the pediatric intensive care unit

23.4

Dec-12

Persons, 'sanctity' and 'quality'

Gleeson, Gerald

Nature, persons and bodies

20. 2

Jun-09

Quilter, John

"Sanctity" and "quality": where is the conflict?

11. 2

Jun-00

Quilter, John

The babies doe: sanctity or quality of life?

3.3

Sep-92

Woolcock, Peter

Quality of life and the limitation of life-sustaining treatment

1. 1

Jun-90

Pharmaceutical industry

McCabe, Helen

Paying attention to the pharmaceutical industry

18. 2

Jun-07

Philosophical Ethics

Brennan, Gerard

A vote of thanks to James Keenan

10. 2

Jun-99

Buckle, Stephen

Peter Singer's ethics

12. 3

Sep-01

Buckle, Stephen

Understanding Utilitarianism

16. 3

Sep-05

Byrne, Mary

Morality, law and public policy

13. 4

Dec-02

Coady, Tony

The morality of lying

4. 3

Sep-93

Dwyer, Brian

"In my prayers I asked outright for wisdom"

6. 3

Sep-95

Dwyer, Brian

"In my prayers I asked outright for wisdom" (reprint)

17. 3

Sep-06

Gaita, Raimond

On the idea of a common humanity

15. 1

Mar-04

Gleeson, Gerald

"Intrinsic" evil - Why it matters

5. 2

Jun-94

Gleeson, Gerald

"The morality of lying": a response

4. 3

Sep-93

Gleeson, Gerald

Just what is "intrinsic evil"?

 5. 1

Mar-94

Gleeson, Gerald

The wisdom of cases and the logic of principles

4. 4

Dec-93

Hepburn, Elizabeth,

Are there gender-based differences in moral decision making?

3. 1

Mar-92

Joseph, Keith

Postscript: morality and the law

9. 2

Jun-98

Lindsay, Chris

Right or wrong, it's a matter of ethics

14. 1

Mar-03

Manne, Robert

Absence of care

14. 4

Dec-03

McCabe, Helen

What has indigenous health got to do with reconciliation?

19. 3

Sep-08

McCabe, Helen

Science with humanity

16. 2

Jun-05

Quilter, John

Communicative ethics

4. 4

Dec-93

Quilter, John

Ethics and human nature: a review

3. 1

Mar-92

Quilter, John

The "stranger" across our borders

17. 2

Jun-06

Quilter, John

Morality: life's meaning and human equality

7. 1

Mar-96

Reich, Warren

Consoling the troubled: an ancient art of kindness

20. 1

Mar-09

Reich, Warren

Providing public care: the role of sympathetic concern

14. 3

Sep-03

 

Tobin, Bernadette

Doing the ethics of mission

19. 1

Mar-08

Tobin, Bernadette

Exploring life, self, others: some preliminary questions

16. 4

Dec-05

Simon Longstaff

Should we teach ethics to children? A reply to Gerald Gleeson

22. 1

Mar-11

Gerald Gleeson

Why children should not study ethics. A reply to Simon Longstaff

22. 2

Jun-11

Simon Longstaff

Should we teach ethics to children? A further response to Gerald Gleeson

22. 3

Sep-11

Gaita, Raimond

Some questions for Peter Singer's admirers

6. 4

Mar-97

Tobin, Bernadette

Advancing the field of clinical ethics: particularly and practicality

14. 1

Mar-03

Buckle, Stephen

Assessing Peter Singer’s Argument for Utilitarianism: Drawing a Lesson from Rousseau and Kant

23.1

Mar-12

Hart, Kevin

On gentleness

24.1

Mar-13

Post-Coma Unresponsiveness

Fisher, Anthony

Care for those with post-coma unresponsiveness and related conditions

16. 2

Jun-05

Tobin, Bernadette

Post-coma unresponsiveness: NHMRC issues a clinical framework for diagnosis

15. 3

Sep-04

Psychiatric ethics

Elaine Wallace and John Quilter

Autonomy in the debate concerning the care of mentally ill people

7. 4

Dec-96

Harris, Myree

The plight of former patients of psychiatric hospitals in New South Wales

8. 2

Jun-97

Quilter, John

The McKay report on optimum utilisation of the psychiatric workforce

7. 4

Dec-96

Regenerative medicine

IACB

Statement on regenerative medicine and stem cell research

21. 1

Mar-10

Religious Ethics

Gleeson, Gerald

Ethics and bioethics the Catholic tradition

13. 2

Jun-02

Gleeson, Gerald

US Catholic bishops revise health care directives

6. 1

Mar-95

Tobin, Bernadette

Issues for a Catholic bioethic: a review

10. 4

Dec-99

Tobin, Bernadette

The beginning of life: ethics and bioethics in the catholic tradition

13. 2

Jun-02

Reproductive Technologies

Buckle, Stephen

Attack of the cloners: a review of The science and ethics of cloning

15. 2

Jun-04

Byrne, Mary

Surrogacy: some ethical issues

9. 1

Mar-98

Gleeson, Gerald

Ethical issues in reproductive technology: some Catholic insights

9. 4

Dec-98

Gleeson, Gerald

New ethical guidelines for reproductive technology

14. 1

Mar-03

Kitahara-Frisch, Jean

Assisted reproductive technology and eugenics

10. 4

Dec-99

Kitahara-Frisch, Jean

A second comment on cloning human beings

8. 2

Jun-97

Kitahara-Frisch, Jean

The children born from cloning

9. 2

Jun-98

Quilter, John

IVF: Its moral evaluation: a review

2. 1

Dec-91

Tobin, Bernadette

Deliberately cloning human beings: on the significance of even contemplating it!

8. 1

Mar-97

Tobin, Bernadette

AHEC issues new guidelines on reproductive technologies

7. 4

Dec-96

Tobin, Bernadette

Reproductive technologies: a proposal to legislate in New South Wales

9. 1

Mar-98

Wallace, Elaine

On deliberately cloning human beings

8. 2

Jun-97

Hepburn, Elizabeth,

Gift of life: some Catholic responses

2. 1

Dec-91

Research ethics

Byrne, Mary

Access to health care through research?

13. 1

Mar-02

Gleeson, Gerald

Ethical guidelines from the NHMRC: an update

7. 3

Sep-96

Joseph, Keith

Do institutional committees sufficiently protect the human subjects of research? The case of RU486

5. 4

Dec-94

Quilter, John

Do institutional committees sufficiently protect the human subjects of research?

5. 4

Dec-94

World Medical Association

Declaration of Helsinki (2000)

13. 1

Mar-02

Resource Allocation

Gleeson, Gerald

A case study on resource allocation

5. 3

Sep-94

Hogan, Bridget

Justice in the allocation of health care resources: the debate about criteria

18. 3

Sep-07

Joseph, Keith

Case study: resource allocation at the international level

5. 3

Sep-94

Joseph, Keith

Health care resources: a history of the debate

4. 4

Dec-93

Leathley, Colleen

Australian hospital services: access and financing

3. 1

Mar-92

McCabe, Helen

Healthcare allocation: an ethical framework for public policy: a review

13. 3

Sep-02

Quilter, John

Case study on resource allocation: a commentary

5. 3

Sep-94

Tobin, Bernadette

The principle of justice: a bioethical perspective

12. 4

Dec-01

Tobin, Bernadette

Justice and health care

3. 4

Dec-92

Tobin, Bernadette

Rationing access to health care: the Oregon way

3. 3

Sep-92

Respect for Autonomy

Brennan, Frank, SJ

How do we honour the patient's autonomy and the doctor's conscience?

20. 3

Sep-09

Charlesworth, Max

Personal autonomy - a reply to Bernadette Tobin

5. 4

Dec-94

Gleeson, Gerald

The "right' to refuse treatment: autonomy vs responsibility

6. 2

Jun-95

Quilter, John

Professional - patient relationships and self-determination

5. 4

Dec-94

Tobin, Bernadette

Respect for personal autonomy: is it the supreme value?

5. 3

Sep-94

Right to Refuse Treatment

Tobin, Bernadette

Advance Care Planning: purpose, instruments, use and misuse

23.3

Sept-12

Should we teach ethics to children?

Gleeson, Gerald

Why children should not study ethics

21.4

Dec-10

Stem Cell Research

Tobin, Bernadette

Submission to Lockhart Inquiry

16. 3

Sep-05

Tobin, B and Gleeson, Gerald

The embryo stem cell debate

13. 4

Dec-02

Stem Cells and regenerative medicine

Sullivan, William

Regenerative medicine and stem cell research

21.1

Mar-10

Substance Abusers

Clifton, Tina

Why we accepted this challenge to trial an injecting room

10. 3

Sep-99

Fisher, Anthony

Why some people are uneasy about injecting rooms

10. 3

Sep-99

Tobin, Bernadette

Supervised injecting rooms: introduction to a symposium

10. 3

Sep-99

Wodak, Alex

Why trial a supervised injecting room?

10. 3

Sep-99

Gleeson, Gerald

An ethical reflection on a medically supervised injecting room

10. 3

Sep-99

Gleeson, Gerald

St Vincent's withdraws from supervised injecting room

10. 4

Dec-99

Treating depression

Paul Biegler

Autonomy and Ethical Treatment in Depression

22. 4

Dec-11

Truth Disclosure

Bergin, Paddy

A doctor's duty to disclose

5. 2

Jun-94

Virtue ethic

Tobin, Bernadette

Ethics and health care: a case for the virtues

3. 2

Jun-92