xvii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Medical law and ethics.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Theright to know and the right not to know, ten years on /Ruth Chadwick Genetic counseling : placing the room in context /Barbara Katz Rothman Genetic counselling : clinical settings and constraints /Hansjakob Müller Prevention of harmful false diagnosis versus threat by disclosure of an inheritable disease : a medical case /David Winkler and Philippe Lyrer Communication yes, but how and what : commentary to the case presented by David Winkler and Philippe Lyrer /Christoph Rehmann-Sutter Theneed for an ethics of kinship : decision stories and patients' context /Rouven Porz Testing for susceptibility genes : a cautionary tale /Margaret Lock "If only I had (not) known that" about risk-individualisation, chance-specification, and the loss of certainty of not-knowing /Tjeerd Tymstra Contribution to disclosure dilemmas in genetic counseling : the symbolic fallout of gene talk /Silja Samerski Predictive genetic testing of adolescents at risk of inherited arrhythmic death /Jane Kaye, Michael Parker and Edward Blair How legal frameworks construct patterns of liability in genetic counseling : an international perspective /Daniel Wied, Susanne Listl and Maximilian Seibl Responsibility towards relatives /Michael Steel Careful communication of "bad news" : the cancer experience /Wolf Langewitz Theresponsibility of the truth-teller /Thomas Cerny Practising informed choice : decision making and prenatal risk assessment : the Danish experience /Nete Schwennesen, Lene Koch and Mette Nordahl Svendsen Receiving and interpreting information : a joint enterprise /Jackie Leach Scully Without disclosure, no informed choice /Peter Miny Allowing agency : an ethical model for communicating personal genetic information /Christoph Rehmann-Sutter.
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