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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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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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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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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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Innovative Practice: Ethical Guidelines

Number 352

(Reaffirmed 2012)

ABSTRACT: Innovations in medical practice are cri ... th. In this Committee Opinion, the Committee on Ethics will review efforts to distinguish innovative practice from research, identify ethical conce...

December 2006

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Empathy in Womens Health Care

Number 480

(Reaffirmed 2014)

ABSTRACT: Empathy is the process through which on ... ting. In this Committee Opinion, the Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists defines empathy and related terms...

March 2011

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The Limits of Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine

Number 385

(Reaffirmed 2013)

ABSTRACT: Health care providers occasionally may ... stetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee on Ethics considers the issues raised by conscientious refusals in reproductive medicine and outlines ...

November 2007

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