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 Decisions at Parturition and Birth

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to the decisions of pregnant women about methods of childbirth, elective cesarean delivery, impaired newborns, and sex assignment at birth are presented. For ... More


Minimizing Risks: Diabetes Research in Newborns

Lainie Friedman Ross

in Children in Medical Research: Access versus Protection

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199273287
eISBN:
9780191603655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273286.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the meta-ethical question regarding subject selection in newborn screening for diabetes. Data show that over 90% of parents give permission for diabetes screening of their ... More


Changing Parameters in Deafness and Deaf Education: Greater Opportunity but Continuing Diversity

Greg Leigh

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on two developments that will speed up change in the population profile of DHH children: early identification through universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) and early ... More


Assessing the evidence for clinical utility in newborn screening

Scott D. Grosse

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines key methodological issues in collecting and analyzing data on outcomes in individuals with genetic disorders that are candidates for inclusion in screening panels, and reviews ... More


Assisted Death as a Last Resort

Guenter Lewy

in Assisted Death in Europe and America: Four Regimes and Their Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746415
eISBN:
9780199866151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746415.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents lessons that can be learned from the four regimes of assisted death examined in this study. The number of individuals who have sought aid in dying has been relatively small and ... More


Crossmodal interactions in the human newborn: New answers to Molyneux’s question

Arlette Streri

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Newborns are largely naïve when they enter the world. How can they make sense of the wealth of stable or moving objects, events, and people that they encounter through audition, vision, touch and ... More


Infant synaesthesia: New insights into the development of multisensory perception

Daphne Maurer, Laura C. Gibson, and Ferrinne Spector

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Synaesthesia is a neurological phenomenon that often involves crossmodal or cross-dimensional perceptions which are not related to environmental stimuli. Stimulation of one sense, such as hearing, ... More


Newborn screening for sickle cell disease: public health impact and evaluation

Richard S. Olney

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a broad overview of public health aspects of newborn hemoglobinopathy screening in the United States, with special emphasis on epidemiologic efforts to evaluate pediatric ... More


Family Fertility

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter studies various aspects of family fertility in Taiwan and China, including the age of marriage, the duration from marriage to the first birth, mandatory vs. voluntary family planning, ... More


Economic evaluations of newborn screening

Scott D. Grosse

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Screening for metabolic, endocrine, and other diseases in newborns is performed through the laboratory analysis of dried blood spot specimens. This chapter reviews economic evaluations of newborn ... More


Giving Up Baby: Safe Haven Laws, Motherhood, and Reproductive Justice

Laury Oaks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897926
eISBN:
9781479883073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897926.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“Baby safe haven” laws, which allow a parent to relinquish a newborn baby legally and anonymously at a specified institutional location—such as a hospital or fire station—were established in every ... More


Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children

Dominic Wilkinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669431
eISBN:
9780191748783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669431.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

New forms of neuroimaging are increasingly used to predict the outcome for seriously ill newborn infants and children; these predictions play a major role in decisions to continue or withdraw life ... More


Retention and use of human biological samples: the Guthrie card example

Deirdre Madden

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter considers the ownership of newborn screening cards (also known as Guthrie cards) and the blood spots retained on them, the role of consent to the use of these cards and relevant data ... More


Mother And Child

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the experience of the mother and her child immediately following birth in Tudor and Stuart England. The midwife was responsible for checking the health condition of the newborn ... More


Translating ‘infant-directed singing’ into a strategy for the hospitalized family

Helen Shoemark

in Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the possibilities for the music therapist employing infant-directed singing both with the infant's family, and also directly with the infant. First, the experience of the ... More


Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Muin J. Khoury, Wylie Burke, and Elizabeth Thomson (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

With the accelerating discovery of human genes, public health professionals are increasingly confronted with a large body of scientific information that will guide public health action. Because the ... More


Implementing screening

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

in Screening: Evidence and practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter gives an understanding of the essential tasks involved in setting up a good quality screening programme. Newborn hearing screening is used as a case study. There is an old saying that ... More


Newborn screening quality assurance

W. Harry Hannon, L. Omar Henderson, and Carol J. Bell

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses quality assurance (QA) for newborn screening programs. It describes the Newborn Screening Quality Assurance Program (NSQAP) at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, which provides ... More


Lessons learned from newborn screening for phenylketonuria

Kenneth A. Pass

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the lessons learned from newborn screening for phenylketonuria (PKU) in the U.S. Newborn screening is, conceptually, a simple public health program with well-defined goals. The ... More


Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: A paradigm for public health genetics policy development

Philip M. Farrell, Michael R. Kosorok, Michael J. Rock, Anita Laxova, Lan Zeng, Gary Hoffman, Ronald H. Laessig, and Mark L. Splaingard

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter illustrates how scientific studies can be used to facilitate public health policy decisions, particularly those concerned with newborn screening programs. More specifically, it reviews ... More


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