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Nat Med. 1996 Jun;2(6):622-4.

The advent of the "unpatients'.

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Department of Medical History and Ethics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195-7120, USA.

Abstract

Predictive diagnosis by molecular methods will change the scientific basis of prognostics. At the same time, it will change the ethical dimensions of the relation among patients, their doctors and other providers of care.

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PMID:
8640544
DOI:
10.1038/nm0696-622
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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