Genetics and the law II

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Plenum Press, 1980 - Science - 480 pages
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This book contains a collection of articles in the field of medical genetics authored by professionals in the fields of law, science, medicine, and ethics.

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Contents

Dangerous Products Powers or Ideas
3
Research and Regulation
9
Ethical Issues in the Control of Science
19
The Scientists Right to Research and the Legitimacy
29
Public Control of Genetic Research
41
On Mandating Diagnostic Practices
51
Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis and the Law j
65
The Legal Obligations of Genetic Counselors 169
69
Governmental Responsibilities in Genetic Diseases
237
Rights and Obligations
259
Genetics Adoption and the Law
269
Public Attitudes toward the Handicapped
295
Developments in the Right to Treatment
305
Beyond the Best Interests
331
Current Status of in Vitro Fertilization and Reimplantation
345
Legal Implications and Regulation of in Vitro Fertilization
351

The Continuing Wrong of Wrongful Life
81
The Law and Operation of Genetic Screening Programs
97
In Search of Their Roots
121
Doctors Decisions and the Law
153
Conversation with Silent Patients
159
Ethics and the Costs of Dying
187
Recent Developments in Abortion Law
213
Preconception and Prenatal Torts 22 5
225
Issues in Human Mutagenesis and Teratogenesis
375
Legal Regulation of Environmental Risk
399
A Clinical and Ethical Dilemma
407
Regulatory Policy for Mutagens and Teratogens
413
Developing a Government Policy for the Regulation
421
Bibliography of Selected Recent Books in Bioethics
441
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