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BioethicsTV: Oct 3-7 – Surrogate Consent, Grace, Conscientious Objection, End of Life Conversations and Lessons on Utilitarianism

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

BioethicsTV is an special section of that looks at the ethical issues raised in television medical dramas

Code Black (season 2, episode 3) revolved around a bus crash. The team captain, a promising athlete, has a crushed leg and requires a leg amputation. His father initially refuses to consent, stating that he can’t destroy his son’s dreams. He later tells the doctor that he is okay with the needed surgery but he can’t be the one to make the decision.…

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