Choosing Disability: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Negative Enhancement

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Journal of Law and Medicine, 2007, 15 (1), pp. 89 - 103
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Instances where preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is used to select an embryo for the presence of a particular disease or disability - the child would share characteristics with the parent - in Australia there appears to be consensus that PGD should only be used to select against serious disability - how we define disability - ethical issues surrounding "negative enhancement".
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