Conflicts of conscience in health care : an institutional compromise / by Holly Fernandez Lynch.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Basic bioethics: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 345 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780262278720; 0262278723; 9781435681446; 1435681444.Subject(s): Refusal to treat -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Physician and patient -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Physicians -- Professional ethics -- United States | Medical laws and legislation -- United States | Conscience -- United States | Medical ethics -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Conflicts of conscience in health care.DDC classification: 174.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
A primer on conscience clauses -- Defining medical professionalism -- Moral diversity in medicine and the ideal of doctor-patient matching -- Which institution?: licensing boards bearing the burdens of conscience and access -- Measuring patient demand and determining which demands to meet -- Measuring physician supply and limiting the grounds for physician refusal -- Calibrating supply and demand -- The "hard" cases: when the institutional solution fails -- Physician obligations and sacrifices -- Addressing skeptics, a model statute, and conclusions.
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Holly Fernandez Lynch presents a balanced proposal that protects both a patient's access to care and a physician's ability to refuse to provide certain services for reasons of conscience.