February 10, 2012, 11:37 am
By KJ DELL'ANTONIA How should pediatricians handle a parent who wants to refuse or delay a child’s vaccinations?

In November, the question of whether that pediatrician could ethically refuse to treat the child was debated on the Armchair Ethicist, and here as well. Putting the ethical question aside, Dr. Douglas Diekema has a simple answer for pediatricians who might want to turn away those patients (and in his experience, many routinely do so, some by screening them before an appointment is even made): 

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