Fr. Kevin D. O'Rourke, OP, JCD, STM: A Select Bibliography

March-April 2007

Books

Ethical Issues in Nursing, Catholic Hospital Association, St. Louis, 1976.

Health Care Ethics: A Theological Analysis, 1st ed., with Benedict Ashley, Catholic Hospital Association, St. Louis, 1978.

The Ministry of Health: Readings in the Catholic Health Care Ministry, Catholic Health Association, St. Louis, 1981.

Ethics of Health Care: An Introductory Textbook, 1st ed., with Benedict Ashley, Catholic Health Association, St. Louis, MO, 1986.

Medical Ethics: Common Ground for Understanding, with Dennis Brodeur, Catholic Health Association, St. Louis, 1986.

Medical Ethics: Sources of Catholic Teachings, 1st ed., with Philip Boyle, Catholic Health Association, St. Louis, 1989.

Medical Ethics: Sources of Catholic Teachings, 2nd ed., with Philip Boyle, Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 1993.

A Primer for Health Care Ethics, with Jean deBlois and Patrick Norris, Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 1994.

Medical Ethics: Sources of Catholic Teachings, 3rd ed., with Philip Boyle, Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 1999.

Ethics of Health Care, 3rd ed., with Benedict Ashley, Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 2002.

Health Care Ethics: A Catholic Theological Analysis, 5th ed., with Benedict Ashley and Jean deBlois, Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, 2006.

Articles

"Is Your Health Facility Catholic?" Hospital Progress, April 1974.

"Christian Responsibility for Labor & Management," Hospital Progress, July 1975.

"An Ethical Evaluation of Federal Norms for Fetal Experimentation," Linacre Quarterly, February 1976.

"Developing a Strong Catholic Identity," Hospital Progress, July 1976.

"Active & Passive Euthanasia: The Ethical Distinctions," Hospital Progress, November 1977.

"Justice: A Goal of Coordinated Christian Health Care," Hospital Progress, November 1978.

"Lay Sponsorship: A Right, a Trust," Hospital Progress, September 1981.

"When Health Becomes a Business," New England Journal of Medicine, February 18, 1982.

"Genetic Engineering: Some Ethical Observations" Parameters, Fall 1982.

"Investor-Owned Medical Care Corporations: An Ethical Perspective," Frontiers of Health Services Management, September 1984.

"The AMA Statement on Tube Feeding: An Ethical Analysis," America, November 1986.

"Presumed Consent for Organ Donation," America, November 1986.

"The Brophy Case: The Use of Artificial Hydration & Nutrition," Linacre Quarterly, May 1987.

"Developing in Younger Physicians an Ethical Perspective Toward Geriatric Patients," Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 35, 1988.

"Two Ethical Approaches to Research on Human Beings," Health Progress, October 1988.

"Developments in Biotechnology: Ethics Perspectives," Linacre Quarterly, November 1989.

"Should Nutrition & Hydration Be Provided to Permanently Unconscious and Other Mentally Disabled Persons?" Issues in Law & Medicine, vol. 5, no. 2, 1989.

"Treatment of Rape Victims," The Catholic Pharmacist, vol. 23, no. 11, 1990.

"Prolonging Life: A Traditional Interpretation," Linacre Quarterly, May 1991.

"The Right to Know: Ethical Issues Related to Mandatory Testing of Healthcare Workers for HIV," Health Progress, December 1991.

"Pain Relief: The Perspective of Catholic Tradition," Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, November 8, 1992.

"Induced Delivery of Anencephalic Fetuses," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, March 1994.

"Making Mission Possible," Health Progress, July-August 1995.

"Withdrawal of Life Support: Mistaken Assumptions," Health Progress, November-December 1996.

"An Exposition of Evangelium Vitae," Josephinum Journal of Theology, Winter-Spring 1997.

"Catholic Healthcare as 'Leaven,'" Health Progress, March-April 1997.

"Applying the Directives," Health Progress, July-August 1998.

"Genetics & Ethics," Health Progress, March-April 2001.

"Catholic Hospitals & Catholic Identity," Christian Bioethics, vol. 7, no. 1, 2001.

"Care of PVS Patients: Catholic Opinions in the United States," with Patrick Norris, Linacre Quarterly, August 2001.

"As Time Goes By: Twenty-five Years of Bioethics," Cambridge Quarterly, vol. 11, 2002.

"Stem Cell Research: Prospects and Problems," National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Summer 2004.

"Medical Error: Some Ethical Concerns," Health Progress, November-December, 2004.

"Reflections on the Papal Allocution Concerning Care of PVS Patients," Christian Bioethics, April 2006.

"The Embryo as Person," National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Summer 2006.

 

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