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Is There a Global Bioethics? End-of-Life in Thailand and the Case for Local Difference
Western bioethics is insufficient, say the authors, to solve the problems created by the adoption of allopathic medicine in non-Western contexts.
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Buddhism and Human Genome Research
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The Dynamics of Tradition and Change in Theravada Buddhism
Theravada Buddhism, also known as Hinayana tradition, has been considered to be the core of Thai national identity, since the establishment of the Kingdom of Sukhodhaya in the 13 th century. ThoughExpand
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Compassion as Common Ground
Thailand, like most countries in Asia, has experienced rapid changes in this century including the incorporation of Western paradigms of scientific research and medical practice. Physicians educatedExpand
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Reflections on Aging in Buddhist Thailand
Thailand is fast becoming an aging society. Steeped in the Buddhist belief in the transiency of life and kamma (law of cause and effect), for many Thai elders the experience of aging is anExpand
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Bioethics in Thailand: An Update
It is now nearly 20 years since the publication in the Hastings Center Report of the article I wrote on this subject, “Thailand: Refining Cultural Values”. Since then, there have been notable effortsExpand
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Allergic rhinitis in Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital
Allergic rhinitis is prevalent in Thailand,commonly encountered in clinical practice.If the clinician fails to give correct diagnosis,symptoms may interfere the quality of life or causingExpand
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