TITLE

'Genetic Exceptionalism' in Medicine: Clarifying the Differences between Genetic and Nongenetic Tests

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Michael J.; Botkin, Jeffrey R.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;4/1/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 7, p571
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines arguments related to predictive genetic testing, the testing of asymptomatic persons for future health problems. Common factors among genetic and nongenetic predictive tests; Claims regarding the need for special treatment of genetic predictive test; Suggestions to physicians.
ACCESSION #
9435226

 

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