Medical Ethics Case Study by hicaliber

Medical Ethics
A presentation of a medical case study involving an ethical dilemma and the options for action.
# 95279 | 1,394 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 20, 2007 in Medical and Health (General) , Ethics (General)

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This paper presents a case study of a woman who is in premature labor and whose husband is refusing to consent to a c-section. The paper presents the facts of the case and then discusses the ethical dilemmas and considerations that need to be taken into account. It concludes by discussing the possible options for action in this case.

Table of Contents:
Gather Relevant Information
Identify the Practical Problem
Ethical Issues and Questions
Ethical Principles
Analysis and Justification
Options for Action
Select Action

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, American Medical Association (1995, January 25). Ethical issues in managed care. JAMA 273(4), 330-335.
  • Donaldson, T. & Werhane, P.H. (1983). Ethical issues in business (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey) 1983), retrieved September 28, 2006 from

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Medical Ethics (2007, May 20) Retrieved April 17, 2024, from

MLA Format

"Medical Ethics" 20 May 2007. Web. 17 April. 2024. <>