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'Is it better not to know certain things?': views of women who have undergone non-invasive prenatal testing on its possible future applications

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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is at the forefront of prenatal screening. Current uses for NIPT include fetal sex determination and screening for chromosomal disorders such as trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). However, NIPT may be expanded to many different future applications. There are a potential host of ethical concerns around the expanding use of NIPT, as examined by the recent Nuffield Council report on the topic. It is important to examine what NIPT might be used for before these possi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/medethics-2018-105167

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ORCID:
0000-0002-2142-9696
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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0000-0001-8363-2879
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Medical Ethics Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
4
Pages:
231-238
Publication date:
2019-01-24
Acceptance date:
2018-12-21
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
Pmid:
30679192
Source identifiers:
969584
Language:
English
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uuid:66afdc53-1c3f-43a9-9c8e-06433917eec7
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2019-05-23

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