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Tangled diagnoses : prenatal testing, women, and risk / Ilana Löwy.

  • Löwy, Ilana, 1948-
Date
2018
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.

Physical description

319 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-313) and index.

Contents

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.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    UND /LOW
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780226534121
  • 022653412X
  • 9780226534091
  • 022653409X