The personal is political, the professional is not: conscientious objection to obtaining/providing/acting on genetic information.

Abstract

Conscientious objection (CO) to genetic testing raises serious questions about what it means to be a health-care professional (HCP). Most of the discussion about CO has focused on the logic of moral arguments for and against aspects of CO and has ignored the social context in which CO occurs. Invoking CO to deny services to patients violates both the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.c.30200

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