"What does this mean?" How Web-based consumer health information fails to support information seeking in the pursuit of informed consent for screening test decisions
Campbell, D. Grant
Journal of the Medical Library Association 2005 July; 93(3): 363-373
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An act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit employment discrimination based on genetic information; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from requesting or requiring a genetic test of, or administering a genetic test to, an employee or applicant for employment or membership; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from seeking to obtain, obtaining, or using genetic information of an employee or applicant for employment; to provide an exemption that allows the use of genetic testing or information with the written and informed consent of the employee or applicant for employment to determine the existence of a bona fide occupational qualification, investigate a workers' compensation or disability compensation claim, or determine an employee's susceptibility or exposure to potentially toxic substances in the workplace; to prohibit health benefit plans and health insurers from using genetic information as a condition of eligibility or in setting District of Columbia. Laws, statutes, etc. (2005-01-03)
GENETIC DISORDERS SOURCEBOOK: BASIC CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT HEREDITARY DISEASES AND DISORDERS, INCLUDING CYSTIC FIBROSIS, DOWN SYNDROME, HEMOPHILIA, HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE, SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, AND MORE; FACTS ABOUT GENES, GENE RESEARCH AND THERAPY, GENETIC SCREENING, ETHICS OF GENE TESTING, GENETIC COUNSELING, AND ADVICE ON COPING AND CARING; ALONG WITH A GLOSSARY OF GENETIC TERMINOLOGY AND A RESOURCE LIST FOR HELP, SUPPORT, AND FUTURE INFORMATION Massimini, Kathy, ed. (2000)
Kirby, M.D. (1983-06)The chairman of Australia's Law Reform Commission discusses the concept of informed consent as an ethical priniciple grounded in respect for human autonomy and reflected in contemporary legal doctrine. In civil law, health ...