Is there a duty of care owed to a family member following genetic testing of a patient or does the principle of patient confidentiality prevail?
An interesting article released yesterday, raising questions over the potential duty of care owed to family members following genetic testing of a patient that reveals an adverse result.
This current High Court case explores whether a daughter should have been informed by medical professionals, that her father carried a faulty gene known to lead to progressive and incurable Huntington’s disease.
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