Quality of Life and Human Difference: Genetic Testing, Health Care, and Disability.9780521539715
Quality of life and human difference; genetic testing Genetic Testing Definition
A genetic test examines the genetic information contained inside a person's cells, called DNA, to determine if that person has or will develop a certain disease or could pass a disease to his or her offspring. , health care, and disability.
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An opinion or conception formed in advance of adequate knowledge or experience, especially a prejudice or bias.
Noun 1. and prenatal testing Prenatal testing
Testing for a disease such as a genetic condition in an unborn baby.
Mentioned in: Retinoblastoma, Von Willebrand Disease for disability have raised ethical/ ideological controversies about the value of life. Wasserman (U. of Maryland Maryland (mâr`ələnd), one of the Middle Atlantic states of the United States. It is bounded by Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean (E), the District of Columbia (S), Virginia and West Virginia (S, W), and Pennsylvania (N). ) and his working group introduce nine viewpoints treating this capability in conjunction with health-related quality- of-life (QOL QOL,
n quality of life, a subjective assessment of one's emotional and physical well-being. ) assessments to inform abortion, treatment, and end-of-life decisions. They question whether QOL measures can determine what makes a life worth living and negative assumptions about the quality of life of people with disabilities. It is not stated whether any of these disability scholars is disabled.
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