Prescribing Our Future: Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling

Prescribing Our Future: Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling

by Arthur L. Caplan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0202304523

ISBN-13: 9780202304526

Pub. Date: 12/31/1993

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Genetic counselors translate the findings of scientific investigation into meaningful accounts that enable individuals and families to make decisions about their lives. This collection of original papers explores the history, values, and norms of that process, with some focus on the value of nondirectiveness in counseling practice. The contributors; examination of

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Genetic counselors translate the findings of scientific investigation into meaningful accounts that enable individuals and families to make decisions about their lives. This collection of original papers explores the history, values, and norms of that process, with some focus on the value of nondirectiveness in counseling practice. The contributors; examination of genetic counseling issues serves as a foundation from which to address other ethical, legal, and policy considerations in the expanding universe of clinical genetics.

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ISBN-13:
9780202304526
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
12/31/1993
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)

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