Medical bioethics case study

There are two assignments needed:

First assignment is one page essay. See below

Providers, patients, and caregivers are often faced with very difficult healthcare decisions. For the Unit VI Case Study, you will review and respond to the below case.

You can access the case by visiting the following website:

The Center for Practical Bioethics. (n.d.). Case studies. Retrieved from

From this page, please locate and read the below case study:

  • A Sister For Joshua

Using the questions at the end of the case study as guide, describe the ethical dilemma faced by the participants. As you explain the ethical issues, provide possible resolutions and your opinion on the scenario. Make sure you apply the ethical decision-making principles, processes, or theories discussed in this course so far.

You are not to just answer the questions presented, but use those questions to walk through the ethical dilemma and present your analysis and conclusion.

Your response should be at least one page in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

2nd assignment does not need to be in fmla format. Just answer on regular ms word

1. Describe the Nuremberg Code. Provide a brief summary of it, and include the history of the code. How does the Nuremberg Code compare to the other medical professional code of ethics?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length

2. Bioethics are a relatively new, yet evolving field. Select and describe one bioethical issue that is addressed in this unit. Explain why it falls in the category of bioethics. What are some of the arguments for and against your topic? Explain why there might be any controversy regarding it. Provide examples to support your conclusions.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

3. We discussed the ethical dilemmas around human stem cell research. Do you agree with this type of scientific research? Does it matter that this type of medical research holds promise to treat and even cure spinal cord injuries? What do you think? Discuss your own personal views related to stem cell research and use factual evidence to defend your position.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

4. Explain and discuss gene therapy. What is it, and how does it work? Provide solid examples to explain its application. What are the potential benefits and risks? Again, provide examples to demonstrate this.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.