Technical report: ethical and policy issues in genetic testing and screening of children

@article{Ross2013TechnicalRE,
  title={Technical report: ethical and policy issues in genetic testing and screening of children},
  author={Laine Friedman Ross and Howard M. Saal and Karen Laurie David and Rebecca Rae Anderson},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={234-245}
}
The genetic testing and genetic screening of children are commonplace. Decisions about whether to offer genetic testing and screening should be driven by the best interest of the child. The growing literature on the psychosocial and clinical effects of such testing and screening can help inform best practices. This technical report provides ethical justification and empirical data in support of the proposed policy recommendations regarding such practices in a myriad of settings.Genet Med 2013… CONTINUE READING
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