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Autor: Neil F. Sharpe
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Genetic Testing

Care, Consent and Liability
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A complete review of the issues with specific recommendations andguidelines.
With over 1,000 tests commercially available, genetic testing isrevolutionizing medicine. Health care professionals diagnosing andtreating patients today must consider genetic factors, the risksand limitations of genetic testing, and the relevant law. GeneticTesting: Care, Consent, and Liability offers the only complete,practical treatment of the genetic, clinical, ethical, and legalissue surrounding genetic testing. The authors present protocols,policies, and models of care that are currently in use, and explainthe legal framework for genetic testing and counseling that hasdeveloped in North America, particularly with regard to the law ofmedical malpractice.

This essential book features an international roster of esteemedcontributors including, Nancy P. Callanan, Bonnie S. LeRoy, CaroleH. Browner, H. Mabel Preloran, Riyana Babul-Hirji, Cheryl Shuman,M.J. Esplen, Maren T. Scheuner, Dena S. Davis, JonBeckwith, LisaGeller, Mark A. Hall, Andrew R. MacRae, David Chitayat, RoxanneMykitiuk, Stephanie Turnham, Mireille Lacroix, Jinger G, Hoop,Edwin H, Cook, Jr., S. H. Dinwiddie, Elliot S. Gershon, C. AnthonyRupar, Lynn Holt, Bruce R. Korf, Anne Summers, S. Annie Adams,Daniel L. Van Dyke, Rhett P. Ketterling, Erik C. Thorland, TimothyCaulfield, Lorraine Sheremeta, Richard Gold, Jon F. Merz, DavidCastle, Peter J. Bridge, JS Parboosingh, Patricia T. Kelly,Julianne M. O'Daniel, Allyn McConkie-Rosell, Beatrice Godard,Bartha Maria Knoppers, David Weisbrot.

The coverage also includes:
* Genetic screening, including prenatal, neonatal, carrier, andsusceptibility testing
* Diagnosis, risk assessment, confidentiality, and clinical/legalissues related to follow-up
* Interpreting test results and communicating them topatients
* psychological considerations
* Informed consent
* Family history evaluations
* Referral to medical geneticists and genetic counselors

Genetic Testing Care, Consent, and Liability is a must-haveresource for clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, specialists,family physicians, nurses, public health professionals, and medicalstudents.
Contributors.

Foreword.

1. Genetic Counseling and the Physician-PatientRelationship.

2. Communication.

3. Psychological Aspects.

4. Duty of Care.

5. Family History.

6. Referral and Diagnosis.

7. Informed Consent.

8. Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis.

9. Genetics of Common Neurological Disorders.

10. Newborn and Carrier Screening.

11. Susceptibility Testing.

12. Test Samples and Laboratory Protocols.

13. Risk Assessment.

14. Test Results: Communication and Counseling.

15. Confidentiality, Disclosure, and Recontact.

Appendix 1: New Genetics and the Protection of Information.

Appendix 2: Web Resources.

References.

Index.

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Autor: Neil F. Sharpe
ISBN-13 :: 9780471748885
ISBN: 0471748889
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 544
Sprache: Englisch
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