Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics Principles and Practice Rabbi Akiva Tatz s latest work presents a detailed approach to dangerous disease and therapy in Jewish Law Part One includes sections on General Principles approach to Risk Dangerous and Terminal Il

  • Title: Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics: Principles and Practice
  • Author: Akiva Tatz
  • ISBN: 1568715358
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rabbi Akiva Tatz s latest work presents a detailed approach to dangerous disease and therapy in Jewish Law Part One includes sections on General Principles, approach to Risk, Dangerous and Terminal Illness, Withholding and withdrawing therapy, analgesia in dangerously and terminally ill patients, euthanasia and assisted suicide, resuscitation, live organ donation, coercioRabbi Akiva Tatz s latest work presents a detailed approach to dangerous disease and therapy in Jewish Law Part One includes sections on General Principles, approach to Risk, Dangerous and Terminal Illness, Withholding and withdrawing therapy, analgesia in dangerously and terminally ill patients, euthanasia and assisted suicide, resuscitation, live organ donation, coercion and consent, triage, interventions in pregnancy, experimental therapy, screening and prevention, among others Sections are followed by analyzed clinical cases demonstrating the relevant principles in clinical application.Part Two present a survey of the current approach to these issues in general medical ethics and points out where the Jewish approach differs, often sharply, by considering cases and reports drawn from the mainstream medical literature in the light of the principles and values demonstrated in Part One.

    • Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics: Principles and Practice BY Akiva Tatz
      170 Akiva Tatz
    • thumbnail Title: Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics: Principles and Practice BY Akiva Tatz
      Posted by:Akiva Tatz
      Published :2019-07-08T19:14:31+00:00

    About "Akiva Tatz"

    1. Akiva Tatz

      Rabbi Dr Akiva Tatz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, graduating with distinction in surgery He then spent a year in St Louis, Missouri as an American Field Service Scholar and subsequently returned there for elective work in internal medicine at Washington University He then served as a medical officer in the South African Defense Forces and served in the Angolan Bush War After practising in both South Africa and the United States, he moved to Israel, and worked both in private practice as well as in a hospital setting in Jerusalem.Rabbi Tatz gives lectures to Jewish student groups and organisations across the UK, including an annual medical ethics lecture at University College London hosted by both the Jewish Society and Medical Ethics Society He is also a regular lecturer on the Jewish Learning Exchange Genesis leadership programme He has become a recognized expert in matters of Jewish thought and philosophy, which he covers in his authored texts Zoketsu Norman Fischer, former abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center and founder of and teacher at the Everyday Zen Foundation, describes Tatz s work, Letters to a Buddhist Jew, as a fascinating book the most serious contribution in this field to date.Tatz is both the founder and director of the Jerusalem Medical Ethics Forum, whose purpose is to promote knowledge of Jewish medical ethics internationally, giving lectures worldwide in Jewish thought and medical ethics, as well as on modern applications in medicine He is also involved with the Jerusalem Center for Research in Medicine and Halacha, often speaking at their annual European events.He currently resides in London, England.

    101 thoughts on “Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics: Principles and Practice”

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *