Confronting a Fetal Abnormality

TitleConfronting a Fetal Abnormality
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsPeterson-Iyer, K
PublisherSanta Clara University, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
AbstractA case study raising issues of culturally competent health care for a Muslim woman. When doctors at a local hospital discover brain abnormalities in the unborn child of a young woman from Afghanistan recently admitted to the hospital, how should the doctor handle the the family's request that the young mother not be told? Includes expert commentaries.
URLhttp://www.scu.edu/ethics/practicing/focusareas/medical/culturally-competent-care/fetal-abnormality.html
OEC Unique IdentifierMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics, Culturally Competent Care for Muslim Patients
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