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The practice of artificial insemination by a donor (A.I.D.) and the attempt to develop methods for human embryo transfer have raised fundamental questions about the social, versus the genetic, meaning of paternity, maternity, and marriage. The physician's duties and liabilities in these areas remain in a legally nebulous state. This Ciba symposium offers an inspection of these problems as they cluster around biological, ethical, and legal issues. This collection of seven papers, including contributions by R. G. Edwards, Charles Fried, and P. C. Steptoe, is divided among these topic areas, with discussion of each topic by the authors and other
Law and Ethics of A.I.D. and Embryo Transfer.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:419–420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-3-419_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(3):419-420.
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