Chapter 9. Some Aspects of Late Abortion for Congenital Abnormality

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. S. L. Barron

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch9

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

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

How to Cite

Barron, S. L. (1985) Some Aspects of Late Abortion for Congenital Abnormality, 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.ch9

Author Information

  1. Princess Mary Maternity Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 380, UK

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:

  • preparation containing soap and potassium iodide;
  • afp;
  • amniocentesis;
  • non-fatal conditions;
  • chorionic villus biopsy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The risks of Abortion

  • Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Delay Associated with Diagnosis

  • Non-fatal Conditions

  • Possible Changes in the Legal Definition of Viability

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References

  • General discussion 2

  • Ethical aspects of abortion

  • References