The author describes his interest in the prevention of perinatal casualties. This interest has led him to a firm conviction that prevention of perinatal loss and handicapping conditions is a challenge that must be met by concerted effort on many fronts. The clinician, social scientist and public health specialists must effectively team up with nursing, social service and rehabilitation personnel. In this paper he analyzes the efficacy of these efforts, to evaluate our attitudes as well as our procedures in their behalf, to elucidate errors of omission as well as commission in the course of our handling these trying situations, and finally to apply all current knowledge at our disposal as judiciously, sympathetically and optimally as possible.
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Gold, Edwin M. The Obstetric Viewpoint on Problems Relating to Infants with Severe Birth Anomalies. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Winter 1963: