Offensive defensive medicine: the ethics of digoxin injections in response to the partial birth abortion ban

Contraception 90 (3):304 (2014)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Since the Supreme Court upheld the partial birth abortion ban in 2007, more U.S. abortion providers have begun performing intraamniotic digoxin injections prior to uterine dilation and evacuations. These injections can cause medical harm to abortion patients. Our objective is to perform an in-depth bioethical analysis of this procedure, which is performed mainly for the provider’s legal benefit despite potential medical consequences for the patient.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Revision history
Archival date: 2015-10-04
View upload history
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Added to PP index

Total views
209 ( #20,853 of 50,226 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
27 ( #22,829 of 50,226 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.