Conscientious objection

Keywords: bioethical, conscientious objection, autonomy


Conscientious objection is a means of exercising freedom of belief, conscience and ethical convictions in the face of legal orders that could collide with their principles by excessively invading their autonomy. Although this right corresponds to every person, the health field is one of the most frequent to invoke it, generating bioethical dilemmas at the time of its exercise.


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