chapter 12 med law

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an ___ is a man who donates hes semen for insemination of a woman that is not his wife
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artificial insemination donor
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the most common legal and ethical concern relates to the legitimacy of the child and the determination of ___
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who is responsible for the child’s support
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which state hold the husband responsible for child support, if he consented in writing to the AID procedure
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California
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a process where ovum and sperm are combined outside the woman;s body and then placed inside her
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in-vitro fertilization
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when a husband’s and wife’s gametes are combined and then places inside another woman to give birth
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surrogate mother
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many surrogate cases end up in __ because either the contractual parents or the surrogate mother changes their mind
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court
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ethical dilemmas relating to surrogate mothers can include
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potential court battles, potential embarrassment for the surrogate mother, future emotional distress when the child learns their mother isnt their natural mother, and reducing birth to a legal arrangement and the exchange of money
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the procedure where babies of a multiple pregnancy are removed
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selective reduction
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a test used to screen the embryo for diseases
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preimplantation genetic diagnosis
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the process of medically altering reproductive organs so as to terminate the ability to produce offspring
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sterilization
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__ is sought if the mother’s health is in danger and may be necessary is the mother’s life or mental health is threatened
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Therapeutic sterilization
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___ is considered to be unethical by most people, and is the sterilization of certain categories of persons such as those who are insane, cognitively impaired, or epileptic
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Eugenic steriliazation
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many __ claims involve cases where a woman has become pregnant after a sterilization procedure
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negligence
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the science the studies methods for controlling certain characteristics of offspring
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eugenics
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__ is the termination of a pregnancy before the fetus is viable(able to survive outside the uterus)
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abortion
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an abortion that is caused by artificial means such as medications or surgical procedures
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induced abortion
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an abortion that occurs without naturally without any interference
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spontaneous abortion
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a law that is designated to provide legal penalties for any harm that is done to an unborn child at federal facilities
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Unborn Victims of Violence Act
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an act that prohibited the withholding of medical treatment solely because the infant was disabled
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Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
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a baby that is missing a brain and spinal cord is __
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anencephalic
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the study of heredity and its variations
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genetics
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genetic testing during pregnancy is done through
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amniocentesis
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laws that create a safe alternative for leaving unwanted babies in unsafe places such as doorsteps or in dumpsters
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Safe Haven Laws

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