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Prescribing Our Future Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling by Dianne M. Bartels

Prescribing Our Future Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling


Prescribing Our Future Ethical Challenges in Genetic Counseling by Dianne M. Bartels

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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Publication date

31st December 1993


Dianne M. Bartels

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AldineTransaction an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc


186 pages


Medical genetics
Medical ethics & professional conduct



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