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Ethical issues in maternal-fetal medicine / edited by Donna L. Dickenson.

  • Dickenson, Donna.
[2002], ©2002
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Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, [2002], ©2002.

Physical description

xi, 353 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction: recent debates in maternal-fetal medicine - what are the ethical questions? / Donna L. Dickenson -- Overview: a framework for reproductive ethics / Carson Strong -- Multicultural issues in maternal-fetal medicine / Sirkku Kristiina Hellsten -- HIV in pregnancy: ethical issues in screening and therapeutic research / Paquita de Zulueta -- Genetic screening: should parents seek to perfect their children genetically: / Rosemarie Tong -- Is there a duty not to reproduce? / Jean McHale -- Between fathers and fetuses: the social construction of male reproduction and the politics of fetal harm / Cynthia R. Daniels -- Restricting the freedom of pregnant women / Susan Bewley -- Ethical issues in embryo interventions and cloning / Françoise Shenfield -- A case-study in IVF: paternalism and autonomy in a 'high-risk' pregnancy / Gillian M. Lockwood -- The ethics of secrecy in donor insemination / Heather Widdows -- Ethical and social aspects of evaluating fetal screening / Elina Hemminki -- Prenatal counselling and images of disability / Priscilla Alderson -- Models of motherhood in the abortion debate: self-sacrifice versus self-defence / Eileen McDonagh -- Who owns embryonic and fetal tissue? / Donna L. Dickenson -- The fewer the better? Ethical issues in multiple gestation / Mary B. Mahowald -- Caesarean section: who chooses - the woman or her doctor? / Wendy Savage -- Judgements of non-compliance in pregnancy / Françoise Baylis and Susan Sherwin -- Do new reproductive technologies benefit or harm children? / Christine Overall -- Are there lives not worth living? When is it morally wrong to reproduce? / Rebecca Bennett and John Harris -- Ethical issues in withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from handicapped neonates / Neil McIntosh.


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