for not filling the prescription because in most cases birth control pills are

For not filling the prescription because in most

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for not filling the prescription because, in most cases, birth control pills are considered immoral in society. Lastly, the pharmacist followed the principle of beneficence for not filling the prescription because she was mostly likely upholding the moral obligation and being kind to the patient. In my view, pharmacist decision was based on the ethical principles except for the nonmaleficence principle which she might have gone against purposely to protect the patient Does refusing to fill a prescription for birth control prevent access to a basic form of health care for women? Does forcing someone to act against their conscience will carry out professionals’ duties violate autonomy? Discuss your view in-depth. The question of whether the pharmacist's failure to fill the birth control prescription denies the patient access to health care largely depends on the point of view and the holding ethical values. From a hospital point of view, it may appear some way of preventing the patient from accessing health care. However, this is not true in all the cases; there are some cases where the birth control pills may lead to further, and therefore administering the pills cannot be regarded as a medication. The principle of ethics does not endorse birth control pills, thus
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