To the Editor: Having recently brought Martin Rhonheimer's Vital Conflicts in Medical Ethics: A Virtue Approach to Craniotomy and Tubal Pregnancy1 into English, I was pleased to see the recent review by Ms Townsend.2 The review gives a generally correct account of the basic argument and conclusions of the book, but I would like to clarify the following points.
Murphy WF. Vital Conflicts in Medical Ethics: A Book Review. JAMA. 2010;304(13):1443. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.1402