Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel: Dealing with Epidemics
Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel: Dealing with Epidemics

Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel: Dealing with Epidemics

by Daniel Messelken, David Winkler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317141570
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/18/2017
Series: Military and Defence Ethics
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 182
File size: 627 KB

About the Author

Daniel Messelken is Research Associate at the at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, where he leads the Zurich Center for Military Medical Ethics.

David Winkler is Chairman of the ICMM (International Committee of Military Medicine) Centre of Reference for Education on International Humanitarian Law and Ethics, Switzerland.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Daniel Messelken & David T. Winkler

1. Preparing for operation GRITROCK: military medical ethics challenges encountered in the planning stages of the UK Ebola response mission, Heather Draper, Simon Jenkins, Lizzy Bernthal, Catherine Hale, Jeremy Henning & Chris Gibson

2. The Ebola Response Team Deployment in the Guinea Republic: Organizational, Ethical, Legal Issues and a Problem of Responsibility, Ivan Kholikov & Kira Sazonova

3. Between ignorance, misperception and dilemma – taking an ethical, epidemiological, and strategic look at crisis management during the 2014/15 Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Christian Janke

4. The Canadian Armed Forces and its Role in the Canadian Response to the Ebola Epidemic – Ethical and Moral Issues that Guided Policy Decisions, Paul Eagan

5. "If you let it get to you…": Moral distress, ego-depletion, and mental health among military health care providers in deployed service, Jillian Horning, Lisa Schwartz, Matthew Hunt & Bryn Williams-Jones

6. Reaching out to Ebola victims: coercion, persuasion or an appeal for self-sacrifice?, Philippe Calain & Marc Poncin 

7. A history of quarantine: the continued controversy over its legitimacy, Cécile Bensimon & Ana Komparic

8. Ebola response & mandatory quarantine in the U.S. military: an ethical analysis of the DoD ‘controlled monitoring’ policy, Sheena Eagan

9. On the duty to care during epidemics, Daniel Messelken

10. Deploying military doctors to stem deadly epidemics, Paul Gilbert

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