Prescribing Our Future: Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Prescribing Our Future

Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling, 1st Edition

By Bonnie LeRoy


186 pages

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Paperback: 9780202304533
pub: 1993-12-31
Hardback: 9780202304526
pub: 1993-12-31
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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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MEDICAL / General