The Obs Pod

Episode 38 Ethics

January 09, 2021 Florence
The Obs Pod
Episode 38 Ethics
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The Obs Pod
Episode 38 Ethics
Jan 09, 2021
Florence

Obstetrics can be an ethical minefield , what is considered ethical varies with our own personal beliefs, where in the world we practice, legislation, societal opinion and many other issues.
Listen to me to discuss the issues surrounding Down's syndrome screening in the UK how it has evolved over time , and how changing attitudes may influence it in the future

For more information you may like to explore:
Definition of a screening test https://www.bmj.com/content/suppl/2001/04/19/322.7292.986.DC1
Information on screening for pregnant women & professionals
https://www.arc-uk.org/
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/news/advice-for-health-professionals-providing-pregnancy-screening-tests-published/

Information about Down's syndrome & peer support
https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/
https://dontscreenusout.org/
You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod as well as Instagram @TheObsPod please check out #MatExp matexp.org.uk for ideas about how to improve maternity experience.
 
  My beautiful artwork is thank to Anna Geyer www.newpossibilities.co.uk

Show Notes

Obstetrics can be an ethical minefield , what is considered ethical varies with our own personal beliefs, where in the world we practice, legislation, societal opinion and many other issues.
Listen to me to discuss the issues surrounding Down's syndrome screening in the UK how it has evolved over time , and how changing attitudes may influence it in the future

For more information you may like to explore:
Definition of a screening test https://www.bmj.com/content/suppl/2001/04/19/322.7292.986.DC1
Information on screening for pregnant women & professionals
https://www.arc-uk.org/
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/news/advice-for-health-professionals-providing-pregnancy-screening-tests-published/

Information about Down's syndrome & peer support
https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/
https://dontscreenusout.org/
You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod as well as Instagram @TheObsPod please check out #MatExp matexp.org.uk for ideas about how to improve maternity experience.
 
  My beautiful artwork is thank to Anna Geyer www.newpossibilities.co.uk