BIOLOGY 3201 26 Unit I: Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium II Life Support Technology The nervous system and the endocrine system are both vital to maintaining homeostasis in the human body. Today, technology has been developed to artificially return homeostasis for a system that is not working properly. Technology can be used to replace breathing and restore hormone balance. Consider the following moral and ethical issues: Should life support be used to keep an individual alive if they have no chance of recovery? Should life support be used to keep an individual alive if it is a temporary measure? Would you create a living will for yourself?
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