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Legal and ethical aspects of the management of newborns with severe disabilities

Book

This book provides an analytic review of issues relating to the care of newborns with severe disabilities, with particular emphasis on the human rights involved. Its purpose is to raise key issues and arguments associated with this subject in order to encourage public discussion which will assist the Human Rights Commission in deciding what action it should take in this context. It covers various forms of euthanasia, treatment and non treatment issues, murder and manslaughter, definitions of human beings and persons and the rights of people with disabilities and children. Keyword: Ethics

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Author
Human Rights Commission
Source
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Publisher
Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra
Publication Date
1 January 1985
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Ethics
Origin
Australia

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