Address Presented to the National Down's Syndrome Congress, San Antonio, Texas
Reflecting on the "Baby Doe" controversy of 1982, Koop in his speech insisted that children with Down syndrome were
entitled to a full range of medical and social services because they "have a right to every bit of life they can absorb."
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1984-10-27 (October 27, 1984)
Koop, C. Everett
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Congenital Birth Defects and the Medical Rights of Children: The "Baby Doe" Controversy