One more pelvic exam

TitleOne more pelvic exam
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsDwyer, J, Rothstein, J
JournalHastings Center Report
PublisherHastings Center
Type of ArticleCase Study
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
KeywordsMedical , Moral
AbstractPresents a case study concerning the dilemma of medical practitioners of subjecting patients to multiple tests without prior consent. Tests of gynecological condition of sedated patient; Comment by James Dwyer on the need to humanize the health care system; Discrimination of patients through exposure to more risk and discomfort; Comment by Julie Rothstein on the need for explicit consent of the patient.
NotesHastings Center ReportAccession Number: 9406220086; Source Info: Nov/Dec93, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p27; Subject Term: MEDICAL screening; Subject Term: MORAL & ethical aspects; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Case Study; Full Text Word Count: 2209
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