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Alzheimer Testing at Silver Years

  • A. MATHEW THOMAS (a1), GENE COHEN (a2), ROBERT M. COOK-DEEGAN (a3), JOAN O'SULLIVAN (a4), STEPHEN G. POST (a5), ALLEN D. ROSES (a6), KENNETH F. SCHAFFNER (a7) and RONALD M. GREEN (a8)...
    • Published online: 01 July 1998
Abstract

Early last year, the GenEthics Consortium (GEC) of the Washington Metropolitan Area convened at George Washington University to consider a complex case about genetic testing for Alzheimer disease (AD). The GEC consists of scientists, bioethicists, lawyers, genetic counselors, and consumers from a variety of institutions and affiliations. Four of the 8 co-authors of this paper delivered presentations on the case. Supplemented by additional ethical and legal observations, these presentations form the basis for the following discussion.

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Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
  • ISSN: 0963-1801
  • EISSN: 1469-2147
  • URL: /core/journals/cambridge-quarterly-of-healthcare-ethics
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