Is selective abortion for a genetic disease an issue for the medical profession? A comparative study of Quebec and France.

@article{Renaud1993IsSA,
  title={Is selective abortion for a genetic disease an issue for the medical profession? A comparative study of Quebec and France.},
  author={Michelle Renaud and Louise Bouchard and Odile Kremp and Louis Dallaire and Jerry Labadie and Jonathan Bisson and Alain Trugeon},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={1993},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={691-706}
}
This article discusses the results of a study of the stand and attitudes of physicians from the Picardie, Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in France and the province of Quebec (Canada) regarding abortion following the diagnosis of a fetal anomaly by ultrasound, amniocentesis, or chorionic villus sampling. The study examined the degree of acceptability of abortion for several specific conditions as well as the physicians' perceptions of their role in the women's decision to abort. The study shows a… CONTINUE READING
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