TITLE

THE BLURRED DISTINCTION BETWEEN TREATABLE AND UNTREATABLE CONDITIONS IN NEWBORN SCREENING

AUTHOR(S)
BaileyJr., Donald B.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites the important difference between treatable and untreatable condition for a newborn screening in the U.S. It discusses the specific definition of each treatment, including concepts of benefits and evidence standards before undergoing to a screening program. It mentions that the program was typically designed to reduce the mortality rate in the country.
ACCESSION #
39884637

 

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