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Ethical Issues in Maternal - Fetal Medicine

di Dickenson  • 2002  • dettagli prodotto

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This book addresses the ethical problems in maternal-fetal medicine which impact directly on clinical practice. It is divided into parts by the stages of pregnancy and looks at issues of power, new technology, ‘designer babies’, and cultural, religious difference. It unites analytic philosophy and actual practice for clinicians.Table of Contents •. List of contributors. . . Acknowledgements. . 1. Introduction: recent debates in maternal-fetal medicine - what are the ethical questions?. 1. 2. Overview: a framework for reproductive ethics. 17. I. Generic Issues in Pregnancy. 37. 3. Multicultural issues in maternal-fetal medicine. 39. 4. HIV in pregnancy: ethical issues in screening and therapeutic research. 61. 5. Genetic screening: should parents seek to perfect their children genetically?. 87. 6. Is there a duty not to reproduce?. 101. 7. Between fathers and fetuses: the social construction of male reproduction and the politics of fetal harm. 113. 8. Restricting the freedom of pregnant women. 131. II. Inception of Pregnancy: New Reproductive Technologies. 147. 9. Ethical issues in embryo interventions and cloning. 149. 10. A case-study in IVF: paternalism and autonomy in a 'high-risk' pregnancy. 161. 11. The ethics of secrecy in donor insemination. 167. III. First and Second Trimester. 181. 12. Ethical and social aspects of evaluating fetal screening. 183. 13. Prenatal counselling and images of disability. 195. 14. Models of motherhood in the abortion debate: self-sacrifice versus self-defence. 213. 15. Who owns embryonic and fetal tissue?. 233. 16. The fewer the better? Ethical issues in multiple gestation. 247. IV. Third Trimester. 261. 17. Caesarean section: who chooses - the woman or her doctor?. 263. 18. Judgements of non-compliance in pregnancy. 285. V. Neonatal Life. 303. 19. Do new reproductive technologies benefit or harm children?. 305. 20. Are there lives not worth living? When is it morally wrong to reproduce?. 321. 21. Ethical issues in withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from handicapped neonates. 335. . Index

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ISBN: 0521664748

Titolo: Ethical Issues in Maternal - Fetal Medicine

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Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: I 2002

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Pagine: 366