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Title:
Conflicts of conscience in health care : an institutional compromise
Author:
Lynch, Holly Fernandez.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge : MIT Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xvi, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
ISBN:
9780262515054

9780262123051
Format :
Book