Article info

Download PDFPDF
The ethics of the unmentionable


  1. Correspondence to Dr Arthur L Caplan, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU, New York, New York, USA; Arthur.Caplan{at}
View Full Text


Caplan AL
The ethics of the unmentionable

Publication history

  • Received August 15, 2020
  • Accepted August 20, 2020
  • First published September 7, 2020.
Online issue publication 
September 23, 2020

Article Versions

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.