Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

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Rebecca Cook, Bernard Dickens, and Mahmoud Fathalla, leading international authorities on reproductive medicine, human rights, medical law, and bioethics, integrate their disciplines to provide an accessible but comprehensive introduction to reproductive and sexual health. They analyze fifteen case-studies, representing a wide array of recurrent problems, focusing particularly on resource-poor settings. Approaches to resolution are considered at clinical and health system levels. They also consider the kinds of social change that would relieve the underlying conditions of reproductive health dilemmas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199241323
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Series: Issues in Biomedical Ethics Series
  • Pages: 584
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

University of Toronto

Assiut University

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1. Introduction and Overview
2. I: Reproductive and Sexual Health: Medical, Ethical, and Legal Principles Reproductive and Sexual Health
3. Health Care Systems
4. Ethics
5. Legal Origins and Principles
6. Human Rights Principles
7. Implementation of Legal and Human Rights Principles
A. Part II: Reproductive and Sexual Health: Application of Medical, Ethical, and Legal Principles OVERVIEW
B. CASE STUDIES: FROM PRINCIPLE TO PRACTICE
1. Female genital cutting (circumcision/mutilation)
2. An adolescent girl seeking sexual and reproductive health care
3. Sexual assault and emergency contraception
4. Hymen reconstruction
5. A request for medically assisted reproduction
6. Involuntary female sterilization
7. Counselling and caring for an HIV positive woman
8. HIV drug research and testing
9. Responding to a request for pregnancy termination
10. Prenatal and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis for risk of dysgenic inheritance
11. Sex selection abortion
12. Treating a woman with an incomplete abortion
13. Confidentiality and unsafe abortion
14. Domestic violence
15. A maternal death
Part III: Reproductive Health and Sexual Health: Data, Basic Documents, and Sources
Index

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