Calnan, Michael and Wainwright, David and Glasner, Peter and Newbury-Ecob, Ruth and Ferlie, Ewan (2006) Medicine's next goldmine? : The implications of the new genetic health technologies for the health service. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 9 (1). pp. 33-41. ISSN 1386-7423Full text not available from this repository.
There is considerable uncertainty about the implications of the new genetics for health services. These are the enthusiasts who argue that molecular genetics will transform health care and others argue that the scope for genetic interventions is limited. The aim of this paper is to examine some of the questions, tensions and difficulties which face health care providers particularly in developed countries as they try to come to terms with the dilemmas raised by new genetic health care technologies (NGHTs). It identifies questions for research which may help the development of robust and flexible strategies for implementation.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||evidence-based - genetic health care technologies - health services - implementation|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology|
|Deposited On:||26 Feb 2009 14:30|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 16:21|
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