TITLE

Genetic Risks Pose Big Healthcare Exposure

AUTHOR(S)
Levinsan Diego, Amanda
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/9/98, Vol. 102 Issue 45, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Points out the health care exposure involving genetic risks facing risk managers and health care providers. Dilemma on whether to inform family members who share the risk when the patient declines to do so; Genetic disorders include breast cancer, colon cancer and cystic fibrosis; Cases involving the disclosure of genetic information.
ACCESSION #
1305894

 

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