Preventing Intellectual Disability

Preventing Intellectual Disability

Ethical and Clinical Issues

eBook - 2004
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Written by a pediatrician as well as a philosopher, this book comprehensively covers the difficult ethical issues involved in the prevention of intellectual disability (ID). Four real cases cover the definition of ID, epidemiology, screening, and genetic counselling. Reproductive autonomy and public health models are scrutinized, and the practical issues of prevention are examined closely with respect to three syndromes.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
ISBN: 9780511062582
Characteristics: vii, 174 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc


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