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  1. Fulltext. Immigration reporting laws : Ethical dilemmas in pediatric practice.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study assessed the potential impact of immigration reporting requirements on pediatricians'referrals to child protective services.

    Methods

    A random sample of 200 Massachusetts pediatricians were surveyed.

    Chi-square and logistic regression analyses were performed.

    Results

    Asked whether potential deportation of the family would cause them to question or alter a decision to refer, 50% of the respondents said yes.

    Conclusions

    Pediatricians, as mandated reporters of child abuse, will face ethical dilemmas if laws requiring reporting of immigration status are enacted.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Législation, Immigrant, Migration population, Ethique, Médecin, Pédiatrie, Pratique professionnelle, Violence, Enfant maltraité, Enquête, Enfant, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Personnel sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Legislation, Immigrant, Population migration, Ethics, Physician, Pediatrics, Professional practice, Violence, Child abuse, Survey, Child, Human, United States, North America, America, Health staff

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0288688

    Code Inist : 002B18F01. Création : 27/11/1998.