Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Medicine and Society Dec 2018 Why We Should Stop Using the Term “Elective Abortion” Katie Watson, JD Distinguishing between elective and therapeutic abortions undermines the moral agency of patients and disproportionately amplifies moral rather than medical dimensions of the procedure. AMA J Ethics. 2018;20(12):E1175-1180. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2018.1175. Health Law Feb 2012 Legislative Restrictions on Abortion B. Jessie Hill, JD More anti-abortion legislation was passed in 2011 than in any other year since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. In the first half of the year, more than 80 abortion-related restrictions were enacted across the United States. Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(2):133-136. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.2.hlaw1-1202. Health Law May 2011 Ethical and Regulatory Considerations in Prescribing RU-486 Alyssa Parrish, JD The physician who offers telemedicine services to out-of-state patients is subject to the laws of his or her home state and the remote patient’s state, so it is crucial to understand both. Virtual Mentor. 2011;13(5):299-303. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2011.13.5.hlaw1-1105. Health Law Mar 2020 Which Legal Approaches Help Limit Harms to Patients From Clinicians’ Conscience-Based Refusals? Rachel Kogan, JD, Katherine L. Kraschel, JD, and Claudia E. Haupt, PhD, JSD When a clinician refuses to do a procedure consistent with standard of care for a patient, legal resources can be helpful. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(3):E209-216. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.209. Medicine and Society Mar 2013 Autonomy, Conscience, and Professional Obligation Robert D. Orr, MD, CM Virtual Mentor. 2013;15(3):244-248. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.3.msoc1-1303. Medicine and Society Mar 2020 How Should We Judge Whether and When Mission Statements Are Ethically Deployed? Kellie E. Schueler and Debra B. Stulberg, MD Mission statements offer limited benefit when patients do not have meaningful choices about where to seek care and can be misused. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(3):E239-247. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.239. Health Law Jun 2022 Survivor-Centered Approaches to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law Klearchos A. Kyriakides, PhD, MPhil and Andreas K. Demetriades, MBBChir, MPhil During or after conflict, a clinician might be required to provide evidence to an official investigatory body or court. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(6):E495-517. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.495. Health Law Aug 2010 The LGBT Community, Health Policy, and the Law Ryan Bailey Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(8):658-662. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.8.hlaw1-1008. Health Law Nov 2014 The Decriminalization of Sodomy in the United States Richard Weinmeyer, JD, MPhil Virtual Mentor. 2014;16(11):916-922. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.11.hlaw1-1411. Health Law Jun 2022 النُهج المتمحورة حول الناجين من العنف الجنسي المرتبط بالنزاع في القانون الإنساني الدولي وقانون حقوق الإنسان Klearchos A. Kyriakides, PhD, MPhil and Andreas K. Demetriades, MBBChir, MPhil AMA J Ethics. 2022;E495-517. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.495.