Risk Screening, Testing, and Diagnosis: Ethical Aspects

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Abstract

After an initial clarification of the notion of the risk, a brief discussion of the distinction between testing and screening, and of the difficulties of defining genetic information in a precise way follows an overview of public concerns raised by genetic testing and screening. Next section reviews various types of ethical issues in this context. The challenges are not the same for all types and purposes of such methods. The following sections therefore discuss issues raised by preimplantation diagnosis, prenatal diagnosis, prenatal and neonatal screening, presymptomatic testing, testing at the workplace and forensic uses of genetic tests. Finally some future concerns are outlined briefly.

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Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Medicinsk etik

Nyckelord

Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationInternational Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition
FörlagElsevier Inc.
Sidor698-705
Antal sidor8
ISBN (elektroniskt)9780080970875
ISBN (tryckt)9780080970868
StatusPublished - 2015 mar 26
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa