Categories for Bioethics

Brain Death: Some Ethical Issues

February 21, 2021 8:52 pm

The Guild met October 29th 2020, at St Francis of Assisi Church, Gates Mills. Mass was celebrated by Fr. Steve Flynn. Then Andrew Trew presented some recent cases and emerging ethical controversies ,for a discussion about Brain Death. The Harvard Brain Death Test is well regarded. It is long established as a means of justifying removal of life support, in apparently futile cases that result from catastrophic brain injury. There is, however, controversy about the ethics surrounding such cases, both in the USA and in Britain. The key issues and controversial cases can be reviewed here in the first of... View Article

Bioethics Basics (1)

August 17, 2020 11:18 pm

Welcome to a series about the Basics of Bioethics . We will be posting a selection of Recorded talks about Bioethics made by Andrew Trew .These videos are intended to reflect typical clinical decisions involving cases that raise ethical dilemmas.

Aquinas and Covid19

August 17, 2020 2:36 pm

Aquinas: Action plan for pain and sorrow… a prescription for your Covid19 stress today?  The Angelic Doctor  offers a spiritual and bodily prescription  to assist us in difficult days.  Take a look at this short 2016 article for National Catholic Register… and let us know if his reflections work for you in these challenging days . Here is the link : https://www.ncregister.com/site/article/five-remedies-for-pain-and-sorrow