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The Ethics of Abortion for Foetal Abnormality

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.336
Synopsis: 
The advent of the Zika virus and its role as a cause of microcephaly has brought the topic of abortion to the forefront. This article examines the ethical considerations of seeking a termination of pregnancy for foetal anomalies.

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Accepted: 
13 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 15 Sep, 2016

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Vicarious Liability-Is It Fair

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.335
Synopsis: 
This article will seek to reexamine the concept of vicarious liability and its application to 21st century medicine in the Caribbean, especially in light of the rapidly changing medico legal environment and the consequent challenges to today’s professional physicians as they strive for best patient care.

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Accepted: 
13 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 14 Sep, 2016

Disclaimer

Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

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