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Genetic testing for Alzheimer disease : ethical and clinical issues

Stephen Garrard Post 1951-; Peter J Whitehouse

c1998

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (RC 523 .G45 1998 )()

  • Title:
    Genetic testing for Alzheimer disease : ethical and clinical issues
  • Author: Stephen Garrard Post 1951-; Peter J Whitehouse
  • Description: Introduction : genetics and the moral future of dementia care / Chromosome 1 type of familial Alzheimer disease / Molecular genetics of early-onset Alzheimer disease linked to chromosome 14 and chromosome 21 / New paradigm for clinical evaluations of dementia : Alzheimer disease and apolipoprotein E genotypes / Therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer disease : implications of genetic advances / Some questions arising in the commercial development of genetic tests for Alzheimer disease / Genetic testing and counseling for early-onset autosomal-dominant Alzheimer disease / Implications of genetic susceptibility testing with apolipoprotein E / Prenatal genetic testing for Alzheimer disease / Genetics and long-term-care insurance : ethical and policy issues / Ethical implications of Alzheimer disease risk testing for other clinical uses of APOE genotyping / Justice, rights, and Alzheimer disease genetics / Managed care issues in genetic testing for Alzheimer disease / Education for a too-hopeful public / Alzheimer genetics and the primary care physician / Culture and values at the intersection of science and suffering : encountering ethics, genetics, and Alzheimer disease /
  • Publication Date: c1998
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Format: xiv, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0801858402 (alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Alzheimer's disease -- Genetic aspects; Alzheimer's disease -- Diagnosis -- Moral and ethical aspects; Alzheimer's disease -- Diagnosis -- Social aspects; Human chromosome abnormalities -- Diagnosis -- Moral and ethical aspects; Alzheimer Disease -- genetics
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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