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Guest Editorial: Conscientious Objection in Healthcare: Problems and Perspectives.

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Conscientious objection in healthcare is the refusal by healthcare professionals (HCPs) to provide certain medical services on the basis of moral or religious beliefs. Conscience clauses in legislations regulating abortion and medical assistance to die typically exempt physicians from providing these services on conscience grounds. Conscientious objection often consists in a refusal to perform a certain medical activity; for example, a refusal by a Catholic physician to perform an abortion. H...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S096318011600075X

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
3-5
Publication date:
2016-12-09
Acceptance date:
2016-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-2147
ISSN:
0963-1801
Source identifiers:
666045
Language:
English
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2017-01-24

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