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  • autonomy
  • Ethically, the principles of respect for persons/autonomy, beneficence, justice and the rule of double effects are used to defend the permissibility of the proposed transplant. (ispub.com)
  • The main principles that we use in medicine are those of autonomy (self-decision making), beneficence (to do good to the patient), nonmalificence (to do no harm to the patient) and justice (to be fair to the patient and others. (blogspot.com)
  • ethical
  • An ethical dilemma can be a conflict between at least two ethical principles both of which could be readily applied to the decision making process and provide an equal good or, indeed, and equally bad outcome but one has to be selected. (blogspot.com)
  • In the practice of medicine, there are ethical issues that arise frequently but they may seem like a dilemma but actually are not since there is general consensus in such a situation that one principle trumps the other. (blogspot.com)
  • Finally, if the case represents an ethical issue and if there is a consensus in the ethical and legal experience with such issues that one principle should and will trump another then no ethical dilemma exists. (blogspot.com)
  • sole immediate effect
  • Any sterilization which of itself, that is, of its own nature and condition, has the sole immediate effect of rendering the generative faculty incapable of procreation, is to be considered direct sterilization, as the term is understood in the declarations of the pontifical magisterium, especially of Pius XII. (hli.org)
  • known
  • One such resource is Pharmacists for Life (PFLI), an international group of pharmacists founded by Dr. B. Kuhar, who oppose filling prescriptions for exogenous hormonal "birth control"-the "pill" and other prescribed BC drugs with a known abortifacient affect. (epm.org)
  • whole
  • As far as sterilization is concerned], the conditions which would justify disposing of a part in favor of the whole in virtue of the principle of totality are lacking. (hli.org)