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Moral and ethical dilemmas relating to hitman genetics

G. S. Gericke
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 1, No 1 | a1137 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v1i1.1137 | © 1982 G. S. Gericke | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 March 1982 | Published: 24 March 1982

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G. S. Gericke,, South Africa

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Abstract

Moral and ethical dilemmas relating to therapeutic abortion for genetic indications and to modification of human genetic material are discussed. Due to an increasing gap between advances in clinical genetics and every day clinical practice, it is feared that not all practitioners are able to participate in the discussion of these sensitive issues.

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