Is the Fetus a Patient?

Is the Fetus a Patient?

William Ruddick and William Wilcox, in The Hus-a Patient? tines Center Report (act. 1982), 360 Broad-
way, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. 10706.
Technological innovations during the 1970s make it possible today for surgeons to operate on fetuses in and outside the womb. They also raise potential ethical problems for physicians, parents, and society.
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Surgeons in at least six U.S. hospitals can now perform nine different operations on fetuses, from repairing les...

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