Do Patients Understand Written Health Information?
Nursing Outlook 1990 November-December; 38(6): 278-281
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Beyond "misunderstanding": written information and decisions about taking part in a genetic epidemiology study. Dixon-Woods, Mary; Ashcroft, Richard E.; Jackson, Clare J.; Tobin, Martin D; Kivits, Joelle; Burton, Paul R.; Samani, Nilesh J. (2007-12)
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)