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Prescribing Our Future Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling

by Dianne M. Bartels

Prescribing Our Future Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780202304533
Publication date: 31st December 1993
Author: Dianne M. Bartels
Publisher: AldineTransaction an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 186 pages
Categories: Medical genetics, Medical ethics & professional conduct,

About Dianne M. Bartels

Arthur L. Caplan is the Emmanuel and Robert Hart Professor of Bioethics, Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and the Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Prior to coming to Penn in 1994, Caplan taught at the University of Minnesota, the University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University. He was the Associate Director of the Hastings Center from 1984-1987. He is the author or editor of twenty-five books and over 500 papers in refereed journals of medicine, science, philosophy, bioethics and health policy. Caplan is the recipient of many awards and honors including the McGovern ...

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