Biomedical Value Conflict
Tranoy, Knut Erik
Hastings Center Report. 1988 Aug/Sep; 18(4): S8-S10.
Diversity among Scandinavian countries' policies on such biomedical issues as prenatal diagnosis, artificial insemination, and reimbursement for treatment provided by a foreign country illustrates the powerful influence of cultural context on bioethics and underscores the need for tolerance of the moral autonomy of nations governed by a pragmatic set of conditions for the management of value conflict. (KIE abstract)
Abortion; Artificial Insemination; Attitudes; Autonomy; Bioethical Issues; Bioethics; Cultural Pluralism; Diagnosis; Economics; Embryo Transfer; Ethical Relativism; Financial Support; Health; Health Care; Health Care Delivery; In Vitro Fertilization; International Aspects; Medicine; Morality; Prenatal Diagnosis; Protestants; Public Policy; Reproductive Technologies; State Medicine; Values;