HIV, AIDS, & Childbearing: Public Policy, Private Lives / Edition 1

HIV, AIDS, & Childbearing: Public Policy, Private Lives / Edition 1

by Ruth R. Faden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195099583

ISBN-13: 9780195099584

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The book includes original work by doctors, lawyers, ethicists, and pu blic health professionals. Also included are the experiences of HIV-in fected women and their health care providers. Interviews were conducte d over a two-year period with HIV-infected women and with health care providers from four cities to examine what issues of childbearing in t he context of

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The book includes original work by doctors, lawyers, ethicists, and pu blic health professionals. Also included are the experiences of HIV-in fected women and their health care providers. Interviews were conducte d over a two-year period with HIV-infected women and with health care providers from four cities to examine what issues of childbearing in t he context of HIV mean to them. The book is divided into four sections on medical and public health issues, legal issues, ethical and social issues, and comments from the community. It concludes with recommenda tions for clinical practice and public policy. Public policy makers, h ealth care providers, practitioners in bioethics, pediatrics, health l aw, and obstetrics/gynecology will find this book invaluable when deal ing with issues related to HIV and childbearing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195099584
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
1The Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in Women3
2The Clinical Course of HIV Infection in Women15
3Gynecological Obstetrical Issues for HIV-Infected Women31
4Health Prospects for Children Born to HIV-Infected Women63
5Psychosocial Issues for Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers78
6Access to, and Utilization of, Health Services for HIV-Infected Women96
7Drug Use, HIV Status, and Reproduction110
8Legal Challenges: State Intervention, Reproduction, and HIV-Infected Women143
9Reproductive Choice and Reality: An Assessment of Tort Liability for Health-Care Providers and Women With HIV/AIDS178
10Perinatal Drug Use: State Interventions and the Implications for HIV-Infected Women214
11Clinical Counseling and the Problem of Autonomy-Negating Influence257
12The Moral Right to Have Children320
13Reproductive Choices of Adolescent Females with HIV/AIDS345
14Moral Multiculturalism, Childbearing, and AIDS367
15Practices and Opinions of Health-Care Providers Serving HIV-Infected Women411
16In Women's Words: The Values and Lived Experiences of HIV-Infected Women426
17HIV Infection and Childbearing: A Proposal for Public Policy and Clinical Practice
Index463

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