Out of step: fatal flaws in the latest AAP policy report on neonatal circumcision

@article{Svoboda2013OutOS,
  title={Out of step: fatal flaws in the latest AAP policy report on neonatal circumcision},
  author={J. Svoboda and R. V. Van Howe},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={434 - 441}
}
  • J. Svoboda, R. V. Van Howe
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a policy statement and technical report on circumcision, in both of which the organisation suggests that the health benefits conferred by the surgical removal of the foreskin in infancy definitively outweigh the risks and complications associated with the procedure. While these new documents do not positively recommend neonatal circumcision, they do paradoxically conclude that its purported benefits ‘justify access to this procedure for… CONTINUE READING

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