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Should medicine assist a teenager to achieve a pregnancy?
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PMID:  21131608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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This article discusses a scenario of a teenager seeking medical assistance for infertility. Despite its apparent simplicity, the case poses a significant challenge to healthcare professionals. It requires consideration of maternal and child welfare and examination of the legitimate limits of doctors' role vis-à-vis the policy objective of reducing teenage pregnancy rate. The negative stereotypic representation of teenage pregnancy is an important confounding factor.
Authors:
Marwan Habiba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical ethics     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1473-4257     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Ethics     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513619     Medline TA:  J Med Ethics     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-4     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
Affiliation:
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, University Hospitals of Leicester, Clinical Sciences Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK. mah6@le.ac.uk.
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