Mandatory Extended Searches in All Genome Sequencing 'Incidental Findings,' Patient Autonomy, and Shared Decision Making
2 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Date Written: July 24, 2013
Should incidental findings discovered with whole-genome sequencing or testing be sought and reported to ordering clinicians and to patients (or their surrogates)? — NO.
Keywords: genetics, genome sequencing, incidental findings, informed consent, physician-patient, autonomy
JEL Classification: K31, K32
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