The Ethics of Genetic Screening [electronic resource]

  • Chadwick, Ruth. editor. , Shickle, Darren. editor. , Have, Henk Ten. editor. , Wiesing, Urban. editor.
  • 1999
The Ethics of Genetic Screening [electronic resource]
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  • Title/Author
    The Ethics of Genetic Screening[electronic resource] / edited by Ruth Chadwick, Darren Shickle, Henk Ten Have, Urban Wiesing.
  • Author
    Chadwick, Ruth., editor., Shickle, Darren., editor., Have, Henk Ten., editor., Wiesing, Urban., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XVI, 256 p. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    The Wilson and Jungner Principles of Screening and Genetic Testing -- Genetic screening, information and counselling in Austria -- The Belgian perspective on genetic screening -- Thalassemia prevention in Cyprus. Past, present and future -- Some developments in genetic screening in Finland -- Genetic screening: Ethical debates and regulatory systems in France -- Screening in Germany: Carrier screening, pre-natal care and other screening projects -- Population screening in Greece for prevention of genetic diseases -- Ethics and genetic screening in the Republic of Ireland -- Genetic screening in the Netherlands. The state of the debate -- Genetic screening and genetic services in Slovakia -- Historical and social background. Introduction -- From eugenics to genetic screening. Historical problems of human genetic applications -- Genetics in Germany. History and hysteria -- A sociological perspective on genetic screening -- Moral and philosophical issues. Introduction -- Genetic information and care -- Genetic testing, genetic screening and privacy -- Reconciling liberty and the common good? Genetic screening in the Republic of Ireland -- Genetic screening and testing. A moral map -- The genetic testing of children.
  • Topical Term
    Human genetics.
    Public health.
    Medical ethics.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Theory of Medicine/Bioethics.
    Human Genetics.
    Public Health.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9789048151783
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