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Title Ethical dilemmas in assisted reproductive technologies / edited by Joseph G. Schenker.

Imprint Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 389 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) include the artificial or partially artificial methods to achieve pregnancy. These new technologies lead to substantial changes regarding of ethical and legal aspects in reproductive medicine. The book focuses on current hot topics about ethical dilemmas in ART, e.g. about the duties of ethical committees, guidelines regarding informed consent, ethical and legal aspects of sperm donation, embryo donation, ethics of embryonic stem cells, therapeutical cloning, patenting of human genes, commercialization.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; Author index; 1 The foundations and application of medical ethics; 2 Legislation for assisted reproductive technologies; 3 Reproductive rights as an integral part of women's rights; 4 Right to reproduce; 5 Informed consent for treatment of fertility; 6 Specific ethical and legal aspects of ART practice in eastern European countries; 7 Sperm donation and sperm-bank management; 8 Oocyte donation: medical and legal perspectives; 9 Egg donation: ethical considerations and regulatory context; 10 Medical, ethical, and legal aspects of fetal reduction.
Subject Reproduktionsmedizin. (DE-603)085990426 (DE-588c)4197011-1
Medizinische Ethik. (DE-603)085210390 (DE-588c)4074672-0
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Sexuality.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00963269
Medizinische Ethik
Medizinische Ethik.
Künstliche Befruchtung.
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted -- ethics.
Bioethical Issues.
Women's Rights.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Schenker, Joseph G.
Other Form: Print version: Ethical dilemmas in assisted reproductive technologies. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2011 (DLC) 2011002651
ISBN 9783110240214 (electronic bk.)
3110240211 (electronic bk.)
9783110240207 (alk. paper)

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