Constructing "best interests": genetic testing of children in families with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

@article{Geelen2011ConstructingI,
  title={Constructing "best interests": genetic testing of children in families with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Els Geelen and Ine Van Hoyweghen and Pieter A. F. M. Doevendans and Carlo L Marcelis and Klasien Horstman},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  year={2011},
  volume={155A 8},
  pages={1930-8}
}
Professional guidelines on genetic testing of children have recently shifted their focus from protecting the child's autonomous choice to professionals, together with parents, striving to work in the child's "best interest." This notion of "best interest" allows room for therapeutical as well as psychological and social considerations, and gives rise to the… CONTINUE READING