Ethical challenges in FASD prevention: Scientific uncertainty, stigma, and respect for women's autonomy
作者: Zizzo, NatalieRacine, Eric
作者单位: 1Neuroethics Research Unit, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montréal,QC
刊名: Can J Public Health, 2017, Vol.108 (4), pp.e414-e417
来源数据库: Canadian Public Health Association
DOI: 10.17269/cjph.108.6048
关键词: Fetal alcohol spectrum disordersethicswomen’s healthpreventive health servicespersonal autonomy
原始语种摘要: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a leading form of neurodevelopmental delay in Canada, affecting an estimated 3000 babies per year. FASD involves a range of disabilities that entail significant costs to affected individuals, families, and society. Exposure to alcohol in utero is a necessary factor for FASD development, and this has led to FASD being described as “completely preventable”. However, there are significant ethical challenges associated with FASD prevention. These challenges revolve around 1) what should be communicated about the risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, given some ongoing scientific uncertainty about the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure, and 2) how to communicate these risks, given the potential for stigma against women who give birth to...
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  • uncertainty 不定
  • stigma 柱头
  • consumption 消耗
  • disclosure 暴露
  • prevention 妨碍
  • share 分配
  • scientific 科学
  • costs 费用
  • given 已知的
  • alcohol