Select one of the following ethical issues in healthcare:
Gender selection in human embryos
Stem cell transplants
Foregoing curative medical treatment due to religious beliefs
Futility of care
Abortion after 6 months
Select Internet sources to conduct research on your chosen topic. Based on your research, provide the history of the issue from a legal, ethical, and moral perspective. In your paper address the following questions:
Do the consequences of actions always direct what is morally required?
What should happen when two principles come into conflict? For example, should patient autonomy be considered more important than beneficence?
Defend your position.
Are moral and ethically rules always binding, or are they only guidelines to be assessed in each case? Defend your position.
Your paper should be 10-12 pages in length, well-written, and formatted per APA Style. Support your analysis by referencing and citing at least six (6) credible, peer-reviewed sources other than the course textbook.