Genomic Torts: The Law of the Future -- the Duty of Physicians to Disclose the Presence of a Genetic Disease to the Relatives of Their Patients With the Disease
University of San Francisco Law Review. 1997 Fall; 32(1): 105-137.
Confidentiality; Counseling; Consent; Disclosure; Disease; Duty to Warn; Family Members; Genetic Counseling; Genetic Disorders; Genetic Information; Genome; Genome Mapping; Government; Genetic Screening; Informed Consent; Law; Legal Liability; Legal Obligations; Life; Liability; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Relatives; State Government; Torts; Wrongful Life;
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