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Singling out the double effect - some further comment.

Papanikitas, A; Spicer, J (2015) Singling out the double effect - some further comment. London J Prim Care (Abingdon), 7 (5). p. 96. ISSN 1757-1472
SGUL Authors: Spicer, John Edmund Andrew

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We comment on a paper published in the same issue of the London Journal of Primary Care. We applaud Bow's engagement with the ethical issues in a previous LJPC paper but argue that further work is needed to establish the everyday moral concerns of health care workers in primary care. We also suggest that the ethical distinction between advice and medication and devices may be artificial if both have an effect on a patient.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) Published by Taylor & Francis This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Conscience, child, contraception, double effect, ethics, law, minor, moral, sexual health advice, Conscience, ethics, moral, law, contraception, sexual health advice, minor, child, double effect
SGUL Research Institute / Research Centre: Academic Structure > Institute of Medical & Biomedical Education (IMBE)
Academic Structure > Institute of Medical & Biomedical Education (IMBE) > Centre for Clinical Education (INMECE )
Journal or Publication Title: London J Prim Care (Abingdon)
ISSN: 1757-1472
Language: eng
3 September 2015Published
Publisher License: Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0
PubMed ID: 26550038
Web of Science ID: WOS:000219666400005
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