Ethical, legal, and social issues in health technology assessment for prenatal/preconceptional and newborn screening: a workshop report.

@article{Potter2009EthicalLA,
  title={Ethical, legal, and social issues in health technology assessment for prenatal/preconceptional and newborn screening: a workshop report.},
  author={Beth K Potter and Denise M Avard and Vikky Entwistle and Christine Kennedy and Priam Chakraborty and Mike McGuire and Blenda J Wilson},
  journal={Public health genomics},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={4-10}
}
Prenatal/preconceptional and newborn screening programs have been a focus of recent policy debates that have included attention to ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSIs). In parallel, there has been an ongoing discussion about whether and how ELSIs may be addressed in health technology assessment (HTA). We conducted a knowledge synthesis study to explore both guidance and current practice regarding the consideration of ELSIs in HTA for prenatal/preconceptional and newborn screening. As the… CONTINUE READING

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