Chapter 23. Pre-Existing Conditions: Genetic Testing, Causation, and the Justice of Medical Insurance

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Robert T. Pennock

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch23

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

Pennock, R. T. (2007) Pre-Existing Conditions: Genetic Testing, Causation, and the Justice of Medical Insurance, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • cloning;
  • somatic cell nuclear transfer;
  • health reform;
  • genetic tests;
  • theories of disease

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Pre-existing Conditions

  • Case Model of Causation

  • Case study of ‘Genetic Disease”

  • The Future of Medical Insurance

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References

  • Suggestions for Further Reading