Chapter 16. Legal abortion: Limits and Contributions to Human Life

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. Rebecca J. Cook

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch16

Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications

Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications

How to Cite

Cook, R. J. (1985) Legal abortion: Limits and Contributions to Human Life, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch16

Author Information

  1. School of Public Health, Columbiu University, 60 Haven Avenue B–3. New York. NY 10032, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272798157

Online ISBN: 9780470720967

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Keywords:

  • biomedical revelations;
  • IVF programmes;
  • intrauterine device;
  • prediction of physiological and neurological effects;
  • contraception-abortion dichotomy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Contraception and Abortion

  • Planned Embryonic Loss

  • Abortion Following Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References