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Public deliberation and private choice in genetics and reproduction.

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The development of human genetics raises a wide range of important ethical questions for us all. The interpersonal dimension of genetic information in particular means that genetics also poses important challenges to the idea of patient-centredness and autonomy in medicine. How ought practical ethical decisions about the new genetics be made given that we appear, moreover, no longer to be able to appeal to unquestioned traditions and widely shared communitarian values? This paper argues that ...

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10.1136/jme.26.3.160

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Journal of medical ethics
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
160-165
Publication date:
2000-06-05
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
URN:
uuid:fb94f3e6-28f5-483a-b79a-78eee8459ca9
Source identifiers:
162816
Local pid:
pubs:162816

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