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Title: Kinderen niet toegelaten? Inleiding
Author(s): DIERICKX K
Journal: Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume: 62 Issue: 6 Date: 2006
Minors not allowed?
Social, legal and other evolutions in our society make us aware of the growing importance of the place and role of children in medical research and clinical practice. Should predictive and carrier genetic tests also be made available for children? Difficult ethical and psychosocial questions regarding the genetic testing of minors (age, who decides, best interest) are raised.