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Ethical issues in governing biobanks: global perspectives. Edited by: Elger, B; Biller-Andorno, N; Mauron, A; Capron, A M. Aldershot, England, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7546-7255-5.

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Population genomics research drawing on genetic databases has expanded rapidly, with some of this information being combined in 'biobanks'. Managing this information in an appropriate way is a highly complex ethical issue in the health policy arena. This book combines theoretical and empirical research to analyze the areas of conflict and consensus in the regulatory and ethical frameworks that have been developed to govern biobanks

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Item Type:Edited Scientific Work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine
01 Faculty of Theology > Center for Ethics
Dewey Decimal Classification:170 Ethics
610 Medicine & health
Date:December 2008
Deposited On:13 Jan 2009 17:18
Last Modified:04 Apr 2012 12:25
Number of Pages:257
Related URLs:http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&pageSubject=322&title_id=9974&edition_id=10940

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