How to Allow Conscientious Objection in Medicine While Protecting Patient Rights.

Abstract

Paradigmatic cases of conscientious objection in medicine are those in which a physician refuses to provide a medical service or good because doing so would conflict with that physician's personal moral or religious beliefs. Should such refusals be allowed in medicine? We argue that (1) many conscientious objections to providing certain services must be… (More)

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@article{Ancell2017HowTA, title={How to Allow Conscientious Objection in Medicine While Protecting Patient Rights.}, author={Aaron Ancell and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong}, journal={Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees}, year={2017}, volume={26 1}, pages={120-131} }