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Author Symposium on Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications (1984 : London, England)

Title Abortion : medical progress and social implications
Published London : Pitman ; Newark, NJ, USA : Distributed in North America by Ciba Pharmaceutical Co., Medical Education Division, 1985
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Series Ciba Foundation symposium ; 115
Ciba Foundation symposium ; 115
Contents Legal abortion in England and Wales / David B. Paintin -- Abortion services in Slovenia / Lidija Andolsek -- Provision of abortion services in the United States / David A. Grimes -- Mortality due to abortion at Kenyatta National Hospital, 1974-1983 / Samson Wanjala, N.M. Murugu, J.G.K. Mati -- Abortion in Thailand and Sweden : health services and short-term consequences / Tongplaew N. Singnomklao -- Sequelae of induced abortion / Peter Frank -- The comparative safety of secondtrimester abortion methods / David A. Grimes, Kenneth F. Schulz -- Some aspects of late abortion for congenital abnormality / S.L. Barron -- Live-born infants of 24 to 28 weeks' gestation : survival and sequelae at two years of age / William H. Kitchen, Anne L. Rickards, Geoffrey W. Ford, Margaret M. Ryan, Tjean V. Lissenden -- Follow-up study of children born to women denied abortion / Z. Matjek, Z. Dytrych, V. Schüller -- Post-abortion and post-partum psychiatric hospitalization / Henry P. David -- The effects of abortion on a marriage / Janet Mattinson -- Menstrual induction : surgery versus prostaglandins / David T. Baird, Iain T. Cameron -- Contragestion by antiprogestin : a new approach to human fertility control / Etienne-Emile Baulieu -- Legal abortion : limits and contributions to human life / Rebecca J. Cook -- Viability and the moral status of the fetus / Alastair V. Campbell -- Politics and abortion / Jeannie I. Rosoff -- Medical progress and the social implications of abortion : summing-up / Malcolm Potts
Analysis Abortion
Notes "Editors, Ruth Porter (organizer) and Maeve O'Connor"--Page v
Papers from the Symposium on Abortion : Medical Progress and Social Implications, held at the Ciba Foundation, London, 27-29 November 1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Abortion services -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Abortion -- Complications -- Congresses.
Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Abortion, Induced.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Connor, Maeve.
Porter, Ruth.
Ciba Foundation.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470718668 (electronic bk.)
0470720964 (electronic bk.)
9780470718667 (electronic bk.)
9780470720967 (electronic bk.)