Testing children for genetic predispositions: is it in their best interest?

J Law Med Ethics. Winter 1995;23(4):331-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-720x.1995.tb01375.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child
  • Child Advocacy* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Disclosure*
  • Dissent and Disputes
  • Ethics, Medical*
  • Female
  • Genetic Diseases, Inborn / diagnosis*
  • Genetic Diseases, Inborn / genetics*
  • Genetic Testing*
  • Group Processes
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Informed Consent
  • Male
  • Minors*
  • Moral Obligations
  • Parental Consent
  • Paternalism
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Risk Assessment*
  • Social Responsibility
  • Uncertainty
  • Voluntary Programs