The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
by Austin O'Malley
Publisher: The Devin-Adair Company 1922
Number of pages: 314
In this book is discussed the morality involved in the ordinary cases of medical homicide and mutilation. Craniotomy has been omitted because this operation on the living child is never morally licit, and when done on the dead fetus it has no moral quality that requires explanation.
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