ERIC Number: EJ435802
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Ethical Considerations Relating to Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetuses with Down Syndrome.
Pueschel, Siegfried M.
Mental Retardation, v29 n4 p185-90 Aug 1991
Prenatal diagnostic procedures that can determine the existence of genetic diseases or chromosome disorders such as Down's syndrome are described, and legal considerations are outlined. Arguments for and against aborting fetuses with Down's syndrome are presented, and the need for genetic counseling for prospective parents is emphasized. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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