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    Conscientious Refusals to Refer: Findings From a National Physician Survey.M. P. Combs, R. M. Antiel, J. C. Tilburt, P. S. Mueller & F. A. Curlin - 2011 - Journal of Medical Ethics 37 (7):397-401.
    Background Regarding controversial medical services, many have argued that if physicians cannot in good conscience provide a legal medical intervention for which a patient is a candidate, they should refer the requesting patient to an accommodating provider. This study examines what US physicians think a doctor is obligated to do when the doctor thinks it would be immoral to provide a referral. Method The authors conducted a cross-sectional survey of a random sample of 2000 US physicians from all specialties. The (...)
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    Introduction: Overhearing Strange Voices Next Door.J. C. Tilburt - 2014 - Christian Bioethics 20 (1):1-4.
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    Reframing the Relevance of Calvinism and the Reformed Tradition for 21st Century Bioethics.J. C. Tilburt & K. M. Humeniuk - 2014 - Christian Bioethics 20 (1):9-22.
    Many in academic bioethics worry that robust theological traditions, when articulated in the public square, damage the prospect of serious reflection about tough cases. Here we challenge that prevailing exclusion-by-default methodological impulse by correcting prevalent stereotypes about one particular Christian tradition that may offer relevant conceptual resources for bioethics. We briefly examine the man, John Calvin, and the Calvinist/Reformed Protestant tradition to show how it has been misconstrued in academic bioethics but can be reconstrued as a constructive, substantive theological starting (...)
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