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Title Surgical consent : bioethics and cochlear implantation / Linda Komesaroff, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 203 pages)
Contents Foreword -- Contributors -- Introduction / Linda Komesaroff -- 1. Cochlear implantation, colonialism, and deaf rights / Paddy Ladd -- 2. Consent to surgery for deaf children : making informed decisions / Priscilla Alderson -- 3. Ethnicity, ethics, and the deaf-world / Harlan Lane -- 4. Parents, children, and medical treatment : legal rights and responsibilities / Eithne Mills -- 5. Media representation and cochlear implantation / Linda Komesaroff -- 6. The psychosocial development of deaf children with cochlear implants / Gunilla Preisler -- 7. Cochlear-implanted children in Sweden's bilingual schools / Kristina Svartholm -- 8. A study of Norwegian deaf and hard of hearing children : equality in communication inside and outside family life / Hilde Haualand and Inger Lise Skog Hansen -- 9. Freedom of speech for deaf people / Paal Richard Peterson -- 10. Deaf Australians and the cochlear implant: reporting from ground level / Karen Lloyd and Michael Uniacke -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Cochlear implants -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Deaf -- Rehabilitation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Deaf children -- Rehabilitation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Cochlear Implantation -- ethics.
Cochlear Implantation -- psychology.
Deafness -- psychology.
Deafness -- surgery.
Disabled Children -- psychology.
Parental Consent -- ethics.
Persons With Hearing Impairments -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Komesaroff, Linda R.
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ISBN 1563683865 electronic bk
9781563683862 electronic bk