Manual of Catholic Medical Ethics – Chapter IV

on-line edition as of 2023 edited by Willem J. cardinal Eijk, MD PhD STL, Lambert J.M. Hendriks, PhD STD and prof FransJ. van Ittersum, MD PhD MSc

Ⓒ Katholieke Stichting Medische Ethiek 2014 - 2023


  1. How are medical decisions taken?
  2. The acceptance of the burden, pain and discomfort of diagnostic procedures and of preventive and curative treatments
  3. The acceptability of side-effects and complications of diagnostic procedures, and of preventive and curative treatments
  4. Diagnostics of possible ailments and of predisposition for illnesses
  5. Preventive medicine