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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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Research Involving Women

Number 377

ABSTRACT: All women should be presumed to be elig ... ion. * Update of "Research Involving Women," in Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Edition, 2004. Attitudes concerning inclusion of women...

September 2007

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Partner Consent for Participation in Women's Reproductive Health Research

Number 307

(Reaffirmed 2008)

ABSTRACT: Recent advances in reproductive medicin ... tricians and Gynecologists. Informed consent. In: Ethics in obstetrics and gynecology. 2nd ed. Washington (DC): ACOG; 2004. p. 9–17. Inte...

December 2004

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Disclosure and Discussion of Adverse Events

Number 520

(Reaffirmed 2013, Replaces No. 380, October 2007)

ABSTRACT: Disclosure and discussion of adverse ev ... ” (10). A similar statement is found in the ethics code of the American Medical Association, which states that in cases in which “a patie...

March 2012

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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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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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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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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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Elective Surgery and Patient Choice

Number 578

(Replaces No. 395, January 2008)

ABSTRACT: Acknowledgment of the importance of pat ... an delivery on maternal request, the Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College) does not mean to co...

November 2013

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At-Risk Drinking and Illicit Drug Use Ethical Issues in Obstetric and Gynecologic Practice

Number 422

(Replaces No. 294, May 2004)

ABSTRACT: Drug and alcohol abuse is a major healt ... of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Ethics proposes an ethical rationale for this protocol in both obstetric and gynecologic practice, ...

December 2008

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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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Maternal-Fetal Intervention and Fetal Care Centers

Number 501

ABSTRACT: The past two decades have yielded profo ... rinatal hospice services, genetic counseling, and ethics consultation, when appropriate. Fetal Care Centers Diagnostic and therapeutic efforts are...

August 2011

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Health Care for Lesbians and Bisexual Women

Number 525

(Reaffirmed 2014)

ABSTRACT: Lesbians and bisexual women encounter b ... ans and Gynecologists’ Code of Professional Ethics states that obstetrician–gynecologists should avoid "discrimination on the basis of ra...

May 2012

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