Pediatricians in Canada discharging unvaccinated children

An example of some of the ethical (public health vs parental preferences) and practical challenges facing doctors and patients. In contrast to other examples where the personal values of doctors are more involved (e.g., reproductive health issues, providing service to gays and lesbians), this is more a case of professional values, where the ‘do no harm’ is viewed from a public health and health of the child perspective.

Pediatricians in Canada discharging unvaccinated children – thestar.com.

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