DNA databanks, public opinion and the law

Caulfield, Timothy; Outerbridge, Tim
December 2002
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec2002, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p252
Academic Journal
Examines public opinion on the suggested policy strategies to deal with the issue of consent for DNA databanks in Canada. Details of the Canadian law and policy on the consent for the use of health information and tissue for research purposes; Proposal for the waiver of the consent process; Recommendation for the use of a blanket consent.


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