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Title "For Health Purposes only': A Legal-Ethical Study on Reproductive Freedom, Medical Responsibility and Public Policy in relation to Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.
Period 09 / 2003 - 09 / 2008
Status Completed
Dissertation Yes
Research number OND1294811
Data Supplier Onderzoeker

Abstract

Aim of study for this dissertation, is to be able to answer the question whether the development of normative principles for Good Clinical Practice (think of the legal restriction for health purposes only in article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, 1996, concerning predictive genetic testing) with regard to new clinical applications of preimplantation genetic diagnosis and embryo-selection, should be merely left to the medical profession or to the legislator, because of a public interest, recognizing both ethical-legal principles of reproductive freedom as well as medical responsibility in the reproductive health care.

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A70000 Public health and health care
A83000 Legal order
D21400 Genetics
D41500 Interdisciplinary branches of law

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