Feature Interview (10:15) – Dr. Elliot Bedford, Director of Ethics Integration at St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis, talks about some real-life examples of ethical dilemmas that have come up in Dr. Stroud’s OB/GYN practice.
Also in this episode:
Background Info (01:00) – Do Women Regret Giving Birth When the Baby is Doomed to Die? (www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2019/01/47802/)
Perinatal Hospice (www.perinatalhospice.org/)
Carrying to Term (carryingtoterm.org/)
A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby’s Life Is Expected to Be Brief (www.amazon.com/Gift-Time-Continu…ted/dp/0801897629)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 38:00) – One of the first hospital medical ethics committees formed in 1962 in Seattle. It was dubbed by many in the media the “God Committee” and it was pilloried in the New York Times. For what new life-saving but very limited medical treatment did the members of the “God Committee” choose patients who could receive it?
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