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. Medicine and Society Oct 2012 Adolescents’ Right to Consent to Reproductive Medical Care: Balancing Respect for Families with Public Health Goals Margaret Moon, MD, MPH Preventing bad outcomes for teens and their offspring was the impetus behind confidential care for reproductive health. Requiring parental involvement created an obstacle to the provision of necessary care. Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(10):805-808. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.10.msoc1-1210. Medicine and Society May 2006 Obligation To Provide Services: A Physician-Public Defender Comparison June M. McKoy, MD, MPH, JD Virtual Mentor. 2006;8(5):332-334. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2006.8.5.msoc1-0605.