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Conscientious non-objection in intensive care

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Discussions of conscientious objection (CO) in healthcare often concentrate on objections to interventions that relate to reproduction, such as termination of pregnancy or contraception. Nevertheless, questions of conscience can arise in other areas of medicine. For example, the intensive care unit is a locus of ethically complex and contested decisions. Ethical debate about CO usually concentrates on the issue of whether physicians should be permitted to object to particular courses of treat...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0963180116000700

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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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:
132-142
Publication date:
2016-12-09
Acceptance date:
2016-02-22
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EISSN:
1469-2147
ISSN:
0963-1801 and 1469-2147
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626984
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uuid:9f036b2a-7de1-4c11-966e-132816a9657b
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pubs:626984
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2016-06-09

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