Asian Bioethics Review

Interested in bioethics, especially in a global context?  Take a look at the Asian Bioethics Review, published by the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at the National University of Singapore, an academic journal that focuses especially on issues relevant to the region. This month’s table of contents includes:

Articles
Confucian Reflective Equilibrium: Why Principlism Is Misleading for Chinese Bioethical Decision-Making by Fan Ruiping

ABR First Prize winning paper
The Kerala Experience in Palliative Care: An Ethical Exploration from the Public Health Perspective by Aneena Anna Abraham and V. Jithesh

ABR Second Prize winning paper
Examining the Protection of Group’s Interest under Taiwan’s Human Biobank Management Act by Lin Jui-Chu and Liao Chia-Cheng

Korean Experience of Withholding and Withdrawing of Life-Sustaining Therapy in Intensive Care Units by Jae Young Moon and Younsuck Koh

Findings
Safety and Neuroethical Consideration of Deep Brain Stimulation as Psychiatric or Dementia Treatment by Miyako Takagi

Student Voices
Inconsistency, Increased Viability and Pre-Infants: A Legal Inquiry into the Donation of Aborted Foetuses in Stem Cell Research by F. Elias Boujaoude

Conflict of Interest: A Major Obstacle to Preserving Scientific Integrity by Lik Chern Melvin Tan

Book Review
Alastair Campbell reviews Japan’s Wartime Medical Atrocities:  Comparative Inquiries in Science, History, and Ethics, edited by Nie Jing-Bao, Guo Nanyan, Mark Selden and Arthur Kleinman

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