Ethics Abortion A physician may perform an abortion in accordance with good medical practice and under circumstances that do not violate the law. Ethics Research Using Human Fetal Tissue The use of fetal tissue for research purposes raises a number of ethical considerations. Ethics Mandatory Parental Consent to Abortion Physicians should ascertain the law in their state on parental involvement to ensure that their practices are consistent with their legal obligations. Ethics Pregnant women deserve to get the whole truth on their options Pregnancy clinics’ misleading messages create compelling need to protect patients’ right to accurate medical information, the AMA argues in a brief filed with Supreme Court. Ethics Code of Medical Ethics: Genetics & reproductive medicine Genetic testing can provide valuable information to support informed decision making about personal health care options as well as reproductive choices. Ethics Code of Medical Ethics: Consent, communication & decision making Help your patients make well-considered decisions about their care and treatment by reading up on medical ethics of consent. Ethics Genetic Testing for Reproductive Decision Making Physicians may ethically provide genetic testing to inform reproductive decision making when the patient requests. Ethics HHS should withdraw proposal on health care conscience rights The proposed rule would undermine patient access to medical care and information, the AMA said in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Ethics How diseases get defined and why it matters What’s in a name? A lot, in fact. Explore examples of how naming in health care can affect treatments, payment and the patient experience. Ethics Trisomy 21 in prenatal screening: How to talk with parents Prenatal test results indicating a high chance of Down syndrome can be hard to discuss with patients, as can related pregnancy outcomes. Discover four tips to help guide these challenging conversations. Pagination Page 1 Page 2 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.