TITLE

CAUTION OR COERCION?

AUTHOR(S)
Tierney, Mary Beth
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Mothering;Nov/Dec2001, Issue 109, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the controversy of vitamin K injection and eye prophylaxis in newborn babies in the United States. Dangers of the injection to babies; Refusal of parents to the injections and eye prophylaxis; Coercion of parents by the Child Protective Services in complying with unwanted medical interventions.
ACCESSION #
5542634

 

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