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Discuss and evaluate ethical dilemmas - Euthanasia
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During this essay I will discuss and evaluate ethical dilemmas. The two words which are used to 'make up' this are 'ethical', dealing with the debate of ethics and questions connected with them, and 'dilemma', a situation with two or more solutions, equally unfavourable.
The medical profession face many ethical dilemmas, many of them dictate the patients future. Patient confidentiality has long been integrated into medical procedure, however, should the parents of a fifteen year old girl be told that her daughter is pregnant, even if the girl wishes for the situation to be kept confidential? The parents of the child would certainly want to know about their daughters pregnancy, and as the child is under the legal age for such responsibilities , should it be the parents right to know.
Cosmetic surgery on the NHS raises a few eye-brows. People who receive burns and other devastating injuries to the face who are less well-off often have their social lives shattered by receiving these injuries and not being able to afford private surgery. They are forced to live their lives almost as outcasts. Should cosmetic surgery be included into the NHS or are such injuries
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