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Tangled diagnoses : prenatal testing, women, and risk / Ilana Löwy.
- Löwy, Ilana, 1948-
About this work
Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
319 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-313) and index.
Introduction : "to see what is about to be born" -- The liminal fetus -- Genetics, morphology, and difficult diagnoses -- Diagnostic puzzles : fetopathology in France -- Visible disasters : fetopathology in Brazil -- Balancing risks : PND and the "prevention of disability" -- PND, reproductive choices, and care -- Conclusion : a nonscrutinized diagnosis -- Coda : Minerva's Owl and Apollo's Lyre.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineUND /LOW Open shelves