scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,828
Ethical Issues involved in Floridas Partial-birth abortion also known as D E for dilation and extraction was first used and developed by Dr James McMahon who performed the procedure well into the last trimester of pregnancy These women discovered late in their pregnancies that they were carrying babies that could not survive outside their wombs They decided to do what was best in their particular medical situation The procedure D E consists of the surgeon aiming for a breech delivery of the fetus pulling it down by its extremities through the vagina until its head just lodges at the cervical the surgeon then proceeds to take a pair of blunt curved Metzenbaum scissors and places the scissors along the spinal cord and forces the scissors into the base of the skull spreads the scissors to enlarge the opening and finally a suction catheter is inserted and evacuates the skulls contents Finally the dead baby is removed Bonavoglia 199757In Florida according to bill FL HB 1205 1997 requires a woman if married to notify her husband before obtaining an abortion to delete a waiting period from the proposed title of the legislation to modify the penalties to delete from the medical emergency provision an exception to prevent substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function to a woman and to require a physician in a medical emergency to obtain a second physicians opinion indicating that the abortion is necessary to preserve a womans life This bill became law without the governors signature on June 5 1997 to become effective July 1 1997 NARAL 199826The Abortion Act is what is used to determine whether an abortion is justified it was passed in 1967 and then amended in 1990 Currently it states that
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA