TITLE

Bioethics for clinicians: 14. Ethics and genetics in medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Burgess, Michael M.; Laberge, Claude M.; Knoppers, Bartha Maria
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;05/19/98, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p1309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents ethical and legal implications in clinical practice relating to a patient's inherited risk of disease. Why issues of confidentiality rise; The importance of counseling and informed consent before testing; Options for physicians regarding referral of patients.
ACCESSION #
652205

 

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