The influence of Islamic religious rulings (fatwa) on medical practice in Pakistan, the case of pregnancy with fetus having birth defects

Dublin Core

Title

The influence of Islamic religious rulings (fatwa) on medical practice in Pakistan, the case of pregnancy with fetus having birth defects

Author

Khowaja-Punjwani, Sumaira

Language

English

Publication Date

20171100

Primary Classification

2.1

Secondary Classification

2.1; 1.2; 12.3; 4.4

Primary keywords

clinical ethics [pri]; congenital disorders [pri]; decision making [pri]; Islamic ethics [pri]; therapeutic abortion [pri]

Secondary keywords

anencephaly; autonomy; fatwa; parental consent; pregnant women; spina bifida; socioeconomic factors; value of life

Subject

Pakistan

Subject

case study; fetal anomaly; hadith; ijma

Journal Article

Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 2017 November; 27(60: 178-182

Link for Internet access

Note

. Copyright ©2017 Eubios Ethics Institute. All rights reserved, for commercial reproductions

Primary Document Type

j

Subject Captions

c

Bibliography

16 refs.

ISSN

11732571 (print); 23503106 (online)

Collection

Citation

“The influence of Islamic religious rulings (fatwa) on medical practice in Pakistan, the case of pregnancy with fetus having birth defects,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed February 20, 2020, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/38103.