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Title The Beginning of human life / edited by Fritz K. Beller and Robert F. Weir
Published Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1994]


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Description xiii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface. The Beginning of Full Moral Standing; R.M. Veatch. Legal Aspects of the Beginning of Human Life; B.M. Dickens. Development of the Human Brain: The Emergence of the Neural Substrate for Pain Perception and Conscious Experience; R.O. Kuljis. The Moral Significance of Brain-Life Criteria; H.-M. Sass. Assisted Reproductive Technologies of the 1980 and 1990s: The State of the Art and a Look at the Future; R.H. Asch. Human Reproductive Technology: Why All the Moral Fuss? H.T. Engelhardt Jr. Gestational Surrogacy and the Health Care Provider: Put Part of the IVF Genie Back into the Bottle; K.H. Rothenberg. The Beginning of Human Life: Contraceptive Implications; L. Mastroianni. Abortion: A Public Health Perspective; A. Rosenfield. Abortion and Contraception: The Moral Significance of Fertilization; H. Kuhse, P. Singer. Contraception and Abortion, Legal Distinctions and Dynamics; R.J. Cook. The Use of Human Fetal Tissue for Research and Therapy; K.J. Ryan. Restriction and Suppression of Fetal and Pre-Embryo Research, 1974-1990; J.C. Fletcher. Two problems in Embryo Research; J.A. Robertson. Fetal Tissue Transplantation and Women; M.B. Mahowald. Fetal Tissue Transplantation: An Institutional Review Board Perspective; S.R. Johnson. Primary Care Fetal Medicine; C.P. Weiner. Court-ordered Cesarean Delivery; F.A. Chervenak, L.B. McCullough. Coercion for Fetal Therapy? M.I. Evans, M.P. Johnson, N.B. Isada, W. Holzgreve. Pregnant Drug Addicts; B. Steinbock. The Mother and Fetus Union: What God has Put Together, Let no Law put Asunder? L.J. Nelson. Women's Rights versus the Protection of Fetuses; M.A. Warren. When Care cannot Cure: Medical Problems in Seriously Ill Babies; N. Campbell. Transplantation and the Anencephalic Newborn; R.D. Truog. Life-and-Death Decisions in the Midst of Uncertainty; R.R. Weir. When is Medical Treatment Futile? L.M. Kopelman. Treatment Decisions for Premature and Disabled Newborns: Hard Cases make Bad Law; E.M. Schmidt. Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fetal tissues -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.
Fetus -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Pregnant women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.
Human Experimentation.
Ethics, Medical.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases -- therapy.
United States.
United States.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Beller, Fritz K.
Weir, Robert F., 1943-
LC no. 93002827
ISBN 0792321650 (acid-free paper)