Abortion: ensuring access

Rodgers, Sanda; Downie, Jocelyn
July 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p9
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the significance for Canadian physicians to be knowledgeable about access to abortion. Abortion is a key component of reproductive health care. The factors that may contribute to physician malpractice are enumerated. The Canadian Medical Association's Code of Ethics that will be violated if physicians prevent women from accessing abortion are highlighted.


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