Ethics, evidence, and cost in newborn screening.
Baily, Mary Ann
Murray, Thomas H.
Hastings Center Report 2008 May-June; 38(3): 23-31
When deciding what disorders to screen newborns for, we should be guided by evidence of real effectiveness, take opportunity cost into account, distribute costs and benefits fairly, and respect human rights. Current newborn screening policy does not meet these requirements.
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