Code on medical ethics divides Poland's doctors

Rich, V.
March 1992
New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p13
Reports on a decision by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal expected next week on a new code of medical ethics. Medical researchers fear that clauses in the code which protect the rights of the unborn child could rule out prenatal testing for genetic disease and congenital defects. Code is expected to come into force on May 3, 1992; The code has split the Polish medical profession; Opponents of the code.


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