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Old challenges or new issues? Genetic health professionals’ experiences obtaining informed consent in diagnostic genomic sequencing

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Background While integrating genomic sequencing into clinical care carries clear medical benefits, it also raises difficult ethical questions. Compared to traditional sequencing technologies, genomic sequencing and analysis is more likely to identify unsolicited findings (UF) and variants that cannot be classified as benign or disease-causing (variants of uncertain significance; VUS). UF and VUS pose new challenges for genetic health professionals (GHPs) who are obtaining informed consent for...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/23294515.2020.1823906

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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203132/Z/16/Z
104848/Z/14/Z
203132/Z/11/Z
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
AJOB Empirical Bioethics Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
12-23
Publication date:
2020-10-05
Acceptance date:
2020-07-29
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EISSN:
2150-7724
ISSN:
2150-7716
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1124913
Local pid:
pubs:1124913
Deposit date:
2020-08-10

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