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Controversial and Dangerous Therapies

A Jewish Ethical Perspective

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Controversial and Dangerous Therapies: A Jewish Ethical Perspective

A leading physician asks, "When is it ethical to provide experimental or risky treatment for a patient?" Special attention is given to differences between secular and halachic principles of patient care.
Health, Illness and Healing, Medical Ethics

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Anonymous Boyd, Wisconsin July 21, 2012

Urinary Incontinence - Use "Hog Parts?" I have refused treatment for incontinence because parts from a pig are supposed to be the cure for this. Are there other types of material that would be just as or nearly as effective without adding parts of a dead pig to my body? Reply

Dr. Gregorio Nosovsky FL June 20, 2012

Controversial and Dangerous Therapies Dear Dr.
Thank you for a great presentation.
G-d gave the doctor permission – and by extension, the ability – to heal.
"The Talmud"

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Anonymous Toronto, Ontario Canada June 20, 2012

Dangerous Therapies Yes I have to agree. It does matter what happens at the end of life because unfortunately it hits home after it's too late.

Not only is it unethical but it really is illegal. No lawyer will be in a position after that happens to recover your losses or amunition. Reply

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