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The Ethics Of
Duty of Care to Unborn Child
Are Pregnant Women Fetal Containers?
Purdy explores the argument that women's rights to control their bodies should be subordinated to the welfare of their fetuses. She gives examples ofinstances where women's decisions about pregnancy and childbirth have ...
DNR in Nursing Homes: The U.K. and N.Y
International Perspectives on Treatment Choice in Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Over the past 25 years, neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) have been established throughout the industrialized world and in some Third World nations to provide sophisticated medical interventions for critically ill newborns. ...
Relitigating Life and Death
Unfinished Feticide: A Legal Commentary
Jansen expresses concern as to the legal implications of both selective reduction of pregnancy and unsuccessful attempts at termination of pregnancy using mifepristone. This commentary examines the legality of both procedures ...
Judicial Warning on Very Late Abortions
A 1990 negligence case involving the birth of a child with spina bifida marked the first time an English court was called upon to interpret a phrase from the 1967 Abortion Act, "capable of being born alive," in the context ...