Pharmacogenomics: Social, Ethical, and Clinical Dimensions

Pharmacogenomics: Social, Ethical, and Clinical Dimensions

Editor(s): Mark A. Rothstein

Published Online: 28 MAR 2003

Print ISBN: 9780471227694

Online ISBN: 9780471426134

DOI: 10.1002/047142613X

About this Book

Through analyses of the complex underlying issues, this interdisciplinary volume frames the agenda for dealing with genetic variation and incorporating pharmacogenomics into health care. The three sections of this book, Research Issues, Clinical Issues, and Social Perspectives  address key elements integral to a comprehensive discussion of this emerging field.

This groundbreaking text…

  • Examines new research strategies, methodologies, and ethical and social considerations of pharmacogenomics
  • Addresses practical considerations of anticipated changes in education, training, oversight, guidelines and protocols, and continuing education requirements
  • Provides analyses of the potential enormous impact of pharmacogenomics, such as in the standard of care and treatment, including perspectives from the fields of anthropology, law, ethics, and economics

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction: Science and Society

  2. Part II: Research and Development Challenges and Considerations

  3. Part III: Clinical Applications

  4. Part IV: The Social Dimension

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