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Ethics and neonatology in Israel.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11789076     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Israel is a country of controversies: with high-quality medical care available to all and a high antenatal detection rate of congenital anomalies followed by abortion, the incidence of infants born with malformations has been reduced dramatically in the last decade. On the other hand, religious and strong traditional ethnic attitudes on fertility have led to a world record rate of ARTs and multiple births, which have increased the incidence of VLBW infants and the long-term handicap that follows their survival.
Authors:
E Zmora
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical ethics     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1046-7890     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Ethics     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-14     Completed Date:  2002-03-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114645     Medline TA:  J Clin Ethics     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-6     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
Affiliation:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Soroka Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University Health Sciences Center, Beer Sheva, Israel. ezmora@bgumail.bgu.ac.il
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Eugenic / utilization
Abortion, Induced / standards,  utilization
Congenital Abnormalities / therapy
Ethics, Clinical*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Very Low Birth Weight
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal / organization & administration,  standards*,  supply & distribution
Intensive Care, Neonatal / standards*
Israel
Multiple Birth Offspring
National Health Programs* / economics,  standards
Perinatal Care / economics
Politics
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted

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