MDU journal December 2015

The legal aspects of genetic testing

Genetic and genomic testing bring many benefits to patients, but there may be pitfalls for doctors, as Dr Kathryn Leask explains.

Also in this issue:

  • Volunteering in the 'Jungle'
  • Acting as a medical expert
  • What does an MDU medical claims handler do?

Read the issue in full

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