Genetic Testing Care, Consent and Liability
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This book provides the only such concise, clearly written, practical treatment of the genetic, clinical, legal, and ethical issues confronting health care professionals. It identifies protocols and policies that constitute reasonable standards of care. It also performs the invaluable job of explaining the legal framework that surrounds genetic testing to help establish policies and protocols that will protect health care professionals from allegations of malpractice. Moreover, the authors describe physician-patient relationships and how the medical genetics revolution is affecting it. It is presented in an easy-to-use format, with summaries as well as medical and legal case studies to…
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/30/2006
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
|Genetic Counseling and the Physician-Patient Relationship|
|Duty of Care|
|Referral and Diagnosis|
|Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis|
|Genetics of Common Neurological Disorders|
|Newborn and Carrier Screening|
|Test Samples and Laboratory Protocols|
|Test Results: Communication and Counseling|
|Confidentiality, Disclosure, and Recontact|
|New Genetics and the Protection of Information|