Genetic screening: a comparative analysis of three recent reports.

  title={Genetic screening: a comparative analysis of three recent reports.},
  author={Rogeer Hoedemaekers and Henk ten Have and Ruth Chadwick},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  volume={23 3},
Three recent reports on genetic screening published in the United Kingdom, Denmark and the Netherlands are discussed. Comparison of the Dutch report with the Danish and the Nuffield reports reveals that the Dutch report focuses on the aim of enlarging the scope for action, emphasising protection of autonomy and self-determination of the screenee more than the other two reports. The three reports have in common that the main concern is with concrete issue such as stigmatisation, discrimination… CONTINUE READING

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