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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Symposium, CIBA Foundation.
Abortion : Medical Progress and Social Implications.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
CIBA Foundation Symposium
|Description:||1 online resource (296 pages).|
|Contents:||Abortion: medical progress and social implications; Contents; Introduction; Legal abortion in England and Wales; Discussion; Abortion services in Slovenia; Provision of abortion services in the United States; General discussion 1 Abortion law and abortion services in Japan and other countries; Mortality due to abortion at Kenyatta National Hospital, 1974-1983; Discussion; Abortion in Thailand and Sweden: health services and short-term consequences; Discussion; Sequelae of induced abortion; Discussion; The comparative safety of second-trimester abortion methods; Discussion. Some aspects of late abortion for congenital abnormalityDiscussion; General discussion 2 Ethical aspects of abortion; Live-born infants of 24 to 28 weeks' gestation: survival and sequelae at two years of age; Discussion; Follow-up study of children born to women denied abortion; Discussion; Post-abortion and post-partum psychiatric hospitalization; Discussion; The effects of abortion on a marriage; Discussion; Menstrual induction: surgery versus pro- staglandins; Discussion; Contragestion by antiprogestin: a new approach to human fertility control; Discussion. Legal abortion: limits and contributions to human lifeDiscussion; Viability and the moral status of the fetus; Discussion; Politics and abortion; Discussion; Final general discussion Providing effective abortion services; Effects on society of changes in abortion laws; Contragestion; Medical progress and the social implications of abortion: summing-up; Biographies of contributors; Index of contributors; Subject index.|
|Series Title:||Novartis Foundation Symposia.|