Medicine- Ethical Case

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Medicine- Ethical Case

Q1. Give a brief outline of the case from a clinical perspective.
Do not use any patient identifiers.

Q2. Identify all the ethical and legal (if relevant) issues(s) of this case.

Identify the key ethical principles or theories that could apply to this case e.g. autonomy/ justice. Identify the key legal issues where relevant.

Q3. Discuss the management of the case, from an ethical perspective, considering your own views and how you would deal with another similar case.
Your answer should include the following if not already discussed above:
 Your first impressions of the case.
 A description of how the GP dealt with the case.
 Your view of the way the case was handled: strengths & weaknesses.
 Any ethically preferable way you consider the case could have been
handled.
 Would you feel better equipped to deal with this case if it occurred again?
 What influences did this case have on your own attitude from
religious/cultural contexts?
 Were you able to identify your own prejudices and limitations?

Q1. Give a brief outline of the case from a clinical perspective. Do not use any patient identifiers.
A case of a lady who came to the GP for ending of a pregnancy. The GP discussed the guidelines with her and provided her with a printed leaflet over law of abortion. The patient was tearful because she will be unable take care of the baby and that 3 kids are enough for her. The GP explained to her the guidelines for abortion and the 3-day wait once being validated until starting of the procedure after 3 days, in a very calm and not threatened way even though the patient appeared unconvinced towards the plan.The Lady refused to wait for 3 days and wanted to take the pill on the next day visit claiming that she has to go for holidays. Moreover, the patient was unsure of her LMP nor her gestational age, The GP advised to refer her for an Ultrasound in order to make sure that she is not more than 12 weeks pregnant based on guidelines.

Q2. Identify all the ethical and legal (if relevant) issues(s) of this case.
Identify the key ethical principles or theories that could apply to this case e.g. autonomy/ justice.
Using the four principle approach:
1- Beneficence

2- Nonmaleficience
3- Respect for autonomy
4- Justice
Q3. Discuss the management of the case, from an ethical perspective, considering your own views and how you would deal with another similar case.
Your answer should include the following if not already discussed above:

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