Screening applicants for assisted reproduction

complexities and issues

Sonia Allan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Different jurisdictions take different approaches to whether screening people before permitting access to assisted reproductive treatment (ART) is permissible, the criteria to be used, and whether such screening is provided for by law, guidelines or left to clinician discretion. This chapter examines the reasons for screening applicants for ART, the primary criteria used to screen applicants, and approaches to screening taken in the United States, the United Kingdom, and a number of states in Australia (as jurisdictions illustrative of where law, guidelines, or clinician discretion are practised). It examines whether screening is a useful tool that protects children.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEthics law and society
EditorsNicky Priaulx, Anthony Wrigley
Place of PublicationFarnham, England
PublisherAshgate
Pages257-276
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781409419167
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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