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The process of compelling a person to act, or refrain from acting, contrary to his free choice often by use of threat of physical or moral force.

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Was the doctor's decision ethical? Why?

I disagree with such a coercion/persuasion, but it was effective and potentially saved either her baby's or her life. I am fine with doctors manipulating or other minor lies, and according to some this is minor, but it'd be wrong IMHO ...

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by ChesneMD
Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was the doctor's decision ethical? Why?
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The Fiber Disease

... prospective subject or the representative sufficient opportunity to consider whether or not to participate and that minimize the possibility of coercion or undue influence. The information that is given to the subject or the representative shall be in language understandable to the subject or ...

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by London
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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