Ultrasound

Ultrasound

More than sexist ...

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Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sunera Thobani
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Vol 12, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the use of sex selection and other reproductive technologies. Centres issues of race and class. 

Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda S. William
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Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


Ultrasound: the first wave

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Dianne Patychuk
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares the story of ultra sound technology and how it became a routine part of prenatal care. Provides information about what exactly ultra sound is and who benefits from this marketed technology. Explores social, ethical and legal issues. 


A primer of reproductive technology

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article provides a list of defines words and concepts on the topic of reproductive technologies.     

Unnatural selection: Choosing boys over girls, and the consequences of a world full of men

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English
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Paper
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Mara Hvistendahl
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Public Affairs
Publication Date: 
2011

Exposes the causes of Asia's massive gender imbalance and its consequences across the globe that the world is missing 160 million women, equal to the entire female population of the US. Examines the issue of sex-selection and selective abortion that favours males, and argues that this is not a dying but a growing practice in the world, aided now by widely available and relatively cheap ultrasound tests.

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ISBN13: 9781586488505
ISBN10: 1586488503

How can ultrasound help?

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English
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Online
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Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation (AHSC)

Explains the importance of ultrasound in establishing gestational age in the context of prenatal screening for conditions such as spina bifida.

Fetal ultrasound for keepsake videos

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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides background information on Health Canada's recommendation that parents not expose their unborn babies to fetal ultrasound for the purpose of making 'keepsake' videos.

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ISBN 0662353560
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Series: It's Your Health
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