Obstetrician-gynecologists, religious institutions, and conflicts regarding patient-care policies.

@article{Stulberg2012ObstetriciangynecologistsRI,
  title={Obstetrician-gynecologists, religious institutions, and conflicts regarding patient-care policies.},
  author={Debra B. Stulberg and Annie M Dude and Irma Hasham Dahlquist and Farr A. Curlin},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={207 1},
  pages={73.e1-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess how common it is for obstetrician-gynecologists who work in religiously affiliated hospitals or practices to experience conflict with those institutions over religiously based policies for patient care and to identify the proportion of obstetrician-gynecologists who report that their hospitals restrict their options for the treatment of ectopic pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN We mailed a survey to a nationally representative sample of 1800 practicing… CONTINUE READING