Manual of Catholic Medical Ethics
Supplements to the in-book first edition of the Manual of Catholic Medical Ethics edited by msgr W.J. Eijk, PhD, L.J.M. Hendriks, PhD and J.A. Raymakers, PhD. The on-line texts are edited by Willem Jacobus Cardinal Eijk, PhD, L.J.M. Hendriks, PhD and prof F.J. van Ittersum, MD, PhD.
IV.1.5 Preventive Medicine
F.J. van Ittersum and L.J.M. Hendriks 1.5.1 Preventive diagnostics and preventive treatment 188.8.131.52 Shift from emphasis on therapeutic to preventive medicine in the 20th century In the second half of the 20th century, the focus in medicine shifted more towards prevention and early detection of diseases, even though much of the attention of doctors and …
IV. Medical Care for Life: Therapeutic Intervention
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Information on authors of chapters available online His Eminence Willem Jacobus Cardinal Eijk, MD PhD, STL, is Archbishop of Utrecht. He completed his medical studies with a MD. Degree in 1978. After his medical training, he began his specialization training in internal medicine, but, before completing his specialization, he switched to philosophical and theological studies, …
Preface to on-line texts (as of 2023)
After the introduction of the first edition in 2014, the Manual of Catholic Medical Ethics has found its way to many interested parties: medics, moral theologians, priest students and other students, among others. It is in use as a study book and reference work. The printed version from 2014 is still remarkably up-to-date. In a …
MCME revised texts as of 2023
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