• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Discuss and evaluate ethical dilemmas - Euthanasia

Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  • Essay length: 927 words
  • Submitted: 11/07/2002
Share this essay:
GCSE Abortion and other medical issues

The first 200 words of this essay...

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

Read more
The above preview is unformatted text

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • Over 150,000 essays available
  • Just £6.99 a month

  • "
    This website has been a major help to me--I don't know what I would have done without it. You can depend on Markedbyteachers.com for solid, dependable essays.
    "
    Sabrina, Washington. IB English, History, Chemistry, Anthropology.
  • "
    Certainly, the advantage of being able to see such a vast collection of examplars which comes with being a member of Markedbyteachers.com is astounding.
    "
    Telim Dars. Chemistry, Physics and English Literature. A Level Student.

Marked by a teacher

This essay has been marked by one of our great teachers. You can read the full teachers notes when you download the essay.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review on the essay page.

Peer reviewed

This essay has been reviewed by one of our specialist student essay reviewing squad. Read the full review under the essay preview on this page.