By Richard Ashcroft, Anneke Lucassen, Professor Michael Parker, Marian Verkerk, Guy Widdershoven
Overlaying the most equipment for studying moral difficulties in sleek drugs, Anneke Lucassen, a clinician, starts off through offering an ethically tough genetics case drawn from her scientific adventure. it's then analysed from varied theoretical issues of view. every one ethicist takes a specific procedure, illustrating it in motion and giving the reader a easy grounding in its critical parts. every one bankruptcy should be learn by itself, yet comparability among them offers the reader a feeling of to what quantity method in clinical ethics issues, and the way varied theoretical beginning issues can result in various functional conclusions. on the finish, Lucassen deals a clinician's reaction to many of the moral tools defined.
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Could it ever be ethical to deny a patient access to a test unless he or she were willing to consent to the use of its results for family members? The case might also have been different if Jane were referred after the team already knew of Phyllis’s existence and both of her relationship with Jane and her wish for non-disclosure. Under these circumstances, it might have been possible to fudge the issue in discussion with Jane. If the geneticist hadn’t explained the current limitations of testing so thoroughly it would have been possible simply to test Jane for Phyllis’s mutation without anyone knowing and then give her a result.
The woman refuses to tell her sister of the risk as she thinks she may terminate a pregnancy. She herself is opposed to termination. Routine testing for muscular dystrophy would not be available in pregnancy unless a specific familial mutation were known. (Parker and Lucassen 2004) A man with a family history of Huntington’s disease (HD) who has tested positive, marries a woman who wants to start a family. He does not tell her of his diagnosis as he is worried that she will leave him. g. family history of suspected HD again, in which there may be a need to confirm that the dementing illness in the relative is in fact HD, rather than another dementing illness, before a predictive test is accurate.
If Phyllis would allow disclosure, a member of the medical team (possibly the GP), might be able to plead her cause to Jane and other members of the family. Phyllis should be made aware firmly and sympathetically that precisely by not allowing disclosure of her genetic status to interested family members, she will be placing herself in a position in which she could attract blame in the future, once it becomes known (as one day it might) that bilateral mastectomies in relatives who feel forced to seek surgical preventive treatments could have been avoidable if Phyllis had allowed disclosure.