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Doctors have no right to refuse medical assistance in dying, abortion or contraception

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In an article in this journal, Christopher Cowley argues that we have 'misunderstood the special nature of medicine, and have misunderstood the motivations of the conscientious objectors'. We have not. It is Cowley who has misunderstood the role of personal values in the profession of medicine. We argue that there should be better protections for patients from doctors' personal values and there should be more severe restrictions on the right to conscientious objection, particularly in relatio...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/bioe.12288

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Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
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Savulescu, J
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
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Bioethics Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
3
Pages:
162–170
Publication date:
2016-09-22
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ISSN:
1467-8519
Pubs id:
pubs:653030
URN:
uri:024f2da3-5126-4d9d-b795-2a6f61b3c65e
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uuid:024f2da3-5126-4d9d-b795-2a6f61b3c65e
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pubs:653030
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English
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