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Discussion in 'USMLE Step 1' started by Mohammad Taha, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. Mohammad Taha

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    A 25 yld primigravid comes to the physician for her first prenatal visit. She
    request an amniocentesis “to make me feel better that everything is alright with my baby”. There is no
    family history of genetic disorders. Everything is beyond normal; the likelihood of finding an abnormality
    is low. The physician needs to balance which of the following ethical principles when deciding whether to
    grant this pt request?
    A) Autonumy vs malefences
    B) Autonumy vs utilitarianism
    C) beneficenece vs deontology
    D) beneficenece vs malfincence
    E) deontology vs utilitarianism.
     

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