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1.

Maternal Decision Making Ethics and the Law

Number 321

ABSTRACT: Recent legal actions and policies aimed ... time to revisit the ethical issues involved. The ethics of caring for pregnant women and an approach to decision making in the context of the matern...

November 2005

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Human Trafficking

Number 507

ABSTRACT: Human trafficking is a widespread problem with estimates ranging from 14,000 to 50,000 individuals trafficked into the United States annually. This hidden population involves the commercial...

September 2011

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Routine Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening

Number 596

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 411, August 2008)

Abstract: Early diagnosis and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can improve survival and reduce morbidity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Obs...

May 2014

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Ethical Decision Making in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Number 390

(Reaffirmed 2013)

ABSTRACT: Physicians vary widely in their familia ... sts who are familiar with the concepts of medical ethics will be better able to approach complex ethical situations in a clear and structured way. By...

December 2007

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Institutional Responsibility to Provide Legal Representation

Number 370

(Reaffirmed 2012)

ABSTRACT: Hospitals, academic institutions, profe ... of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Ethics supports the position of the American Association of University Professors regarding institu...

July 2007

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Nonmedical use of Obstetric Ultrasonography

Number 297

(Reaffirmed 2012)

ABSTRACT: The American College of Obstetricians a ... ake photographs or videos). The ACOG Committee on Ethics provides reasons in addition to those offered by AIUM for discouraging this practice. The Am...

August 2004

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Medical Futility

Number 362

(Reaffirmed 2008)

ABSTRACT: The construct of medical futility has b ... ake priority. *Update of "Medical Futility," in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. A proliferation in medical technology h...

March 2007

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Professional Relationships With Industry

Number 541

(Replaces No. 401, March 2008)

ABSTRACT: The American College of Obstetricians a ... Medical Technology Association adopted a code of ethics to guide its members (medical technology companies) in interacting with health care professi...

November 2012

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Sex Selection

Number 360

(Reaffirmed 2011)

ABSTRACT: In this Committee Opinion, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Ethics presents various ethical considerations and arguments relevant to both prefertilizati...

February 2007

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Seeking and Giving Consultation

Number 365

(Reaffirmed 2013)

ABSTRACT: Consultations usually are sought when p ... *Update of "Seeking and Giving Consultation" in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. Physicians have a long history of worki...

May 2007

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Sexual Misconduct

Number 373

ABSTRACT: The physician-patient relationship is d ... authorities. *Update of "Sexual Misconduct" in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. The privilege of caring for patients, o...

August 2007

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Expert Testimony

Number 374

(Reaffirmed 2013)

ABSTRACT: It is the duty of obstetricians and gyn ... of litigation. *Update of "Expert Testimony" in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. The American College of Obstetricians a...

August 2007

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Using Preimplantation Embryos for Research

Number 347

(Reaffirmed 2008)

ABSTRACT: Human embryonic stem cell research prom ... stetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee on Ethics presents an ethical framework for examining issues surrounding research using preimplantatio...

November 2006

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Professional Responsibilities in Obstetric-Gynecologic Medical Education and Training

Number 500

(Replaces No. 358, January 2007)

ABSTRACT: The education of health care profession ... ilar. In this Committee Opinion, the Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists discusses and offers recommendati...

August 2011

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Commercial Enterprises in Medical Practice

Number 359

(Reaffirmed 2011)

ABSTRACT: Increasing numbers of physicians sell a ... "Commercial Enterprises in Medical Practice," in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. Increasing financial pressures and the...

January 2007

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Ethical Ways for Physicians to Market a Practice

Number 510

(Replaces No. 341, July 2006)

ABSTRACT: It is ethical for physicians to market ... societies prohibited advertising in their code of ethics. In 1982, the United States Supreme Court affirmed a ruling in favor of the Federal Trade Co...

November 2011

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Forming a Just Health Care System

Number 456

ABSTRACT: In this Committee Opinion, the Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists endorses the College's ongoing efforts to promote a just health care system, ex...

March 2010

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Patient Testing Ethical Issues in Selection and Counseling

Number 363

(Reaffirmed 2012)

ABSTRACT: Recommendations to patients about testi ... medical care. *Update of "Patient Testing," in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. In the practice of medicine, clinical ...

April 2007

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Ethical Issues in Pandemic Influenza Planning Concerning Pregnant Women

Number 563

ABSTRACT: Pregnant women traditionally have been ... risk of morbidity and mortality. The Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists explores ethical justifications f...

May 2013

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End-of-Life Decision Making

Number 403

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this Committee Opinion i ... "Commercial Enterprises in Medical Practice," in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. Obstetricians and gynecologists, inclu...

April 2008

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