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.
OEC Unique IdentifierMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics, Culturally Competent Care for Muslim Patients
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