The Resource Birth defects, Noël Merino, book editor

Birth defects, Noël Merino, book editor

Label
Birth defects
Title
Birth defects
Statement of responsibility
Noël Merino, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 618.3/2686
  • 618.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RG627.5
LC item number
.B57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Merino, Noël
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Fetus
  • Obstetrics
Label
Birth defects, Noël Merino, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Chapters 1 - 4 & Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliographies -- For Further Discussion -- Organizations to Contact -- Bibliography of Books -- Index
  • - - -
  • Spina Bifida Association
  • Birth defects
  • World Health Organization
  • Chapter 1. What are the common birth defects?
  • Congenital heart defects are common birth defects
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Down Syndrome is a common chromosomal birth condition
  • National Down Syndrome Society
  • Spina bifida is a common birth defect
  • - - -
  • Jeffrey T. Jensen
  • Chapter 2. What causes birth defects?
  • Environmental pollution can cause birth defects
  • Christina Larson
  • Proving that environmental pollution causes birth defects is difficult
  • Jacques Leslie
  • Assisted reproduction is not a significant risk for birth defects
  • Ronald Bailey
  • The use of certain antibiotics during pregnancy may cause birth defects
  • - - -
  • Wesley J. Smith
  • Prenatal testing does not necessarily lead to more abortion
  • Amy Julia Becker
  • Chapter 3. Should pregnant women undergo screening for birth defects?
  • Routine prenatal screening should be available to pregnant women
  • Darshak Sanghavi
  • New prenatal genetic tests offer safe early screening for birth defects
  • Erin Biba
  • New prenatal genetic tests raise tricky ethical questions
  • Harriet A. Washington
  • Love is the antidote to prenatal eugenic cleansing
  • - - -
  • Dov Fox and Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
  • Abortions performed because of genetic abnormalities should be banned
  • Denise M. Burke
  • Women should be able to choose abortion or life when faced with fetal abnormalities
  • Andrew Solomon
  • Chapter 4. How should birth defects be addressed?
  • The argument that it is morally permissible to kill defective newborns is absurd
  • Andrew Ferguson
  • Amniocentesis should be offered more regularly to younger pregnant women
  • Ray Fisman
  • Birth defects should not necessarily result in abortion
  • Steve Hall
  • Social norms must follow law in acceptance of people with disabilities
Control code
ocn866766659
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
187 pages
Isbn
9780737745054
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013049047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Stock number
1367301
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1634156
  • (OCoLC)866766659
Label
Birth defects, Noël Merino, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Chapters 1 - 4 & Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliographies -- For Further Discussion -- Organizations to Contact -- Bibliography of Books -- Index
  • - - -
  • Spina Bifida Association
  • Birth defects
  • World Health Organization
  • Chapter 1. What are the common birth defects?
  • Congenital heart defects are common birth defects
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Down Syndrome is a common chromosomal birth condition
  • National Down Syndrome Society
  • Spina bifida is a common birth defect
  • - - -
  • Jeffrey T. Jensen
  • Chapter 2. What causes birth defects?
  • Environmental pollution can cause birth defects
  • Christina Larson
  • Proving that environmental pollution causes birth defects is difficult
  • Jacques Leslie
  • Assisted reproduction is not a significant risk for birth defects
  • Ronald Bailey
  • The use of certain antibiotics during pregnancy may cause birth defects
  • - - -
  • Wesley J. Smith
  • Prenatal testing does not necessarily lead to more abortion
  • Amy Julia Becker
  • Chapter 3. Should pregnant women undergo screening for birth defects?
  • Routine prenatal screening should be available to pregnant women
  • Darshak Sanghavi
  • New prenatal genetic tests offer safe early screening for birth defects
  • Erin Biba
  • New prenatal genetic tests raise tricky ethical questions
  • Harriet A. Washington
  • Love is the antidote to prenatal eugenic cleansing
  • - - -
  • Dov Fox and Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
  • Abortions performed because of genetic abnormalities should be banned
  • Denise M. Burke
  • Women should be able to choose abortion or life when faced with fetal abnormalities
  • Andrew Solomon
  • Chapter 4. How should birth defects be addressed?
  • The argument that it is morally permissible to kill defective newborns is absurd
  • Andrew Ferguson
  • Amniocentesis should be offered more regularly to younger pregnant women
  • Ray Fisman
  • Birth defects should not necessarily result in abortion
  • Steve Hall
  • Social norms must follow law in acceptance of people with disabilities
Control code
ocn866766659
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
187 pages
Isbn
9780737745054
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013049047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Stock number
1367301
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1634156
  • (OCoLC)866766659

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