Bioethics for clinicians: 14. Ethics and genetics in medicine

Burgess, Michael M.; Laberge, Claude M.; Knoppers, Bartha Maria
May 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;05/19/98, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p1309
Academic Journal
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.


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