Abstract

When deciding what disorders to screen newborns for, we should be guided by evidence of real effectiveness, take opportunity cost into account, distribute costs and benefits fairly, and respect human rights. Current newborn screening policy does not meet these requirements.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1552-146X
Print ISSN
0093-0334
Pages
pp. 23-31
Launched on MUSE
2008-06-19
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2012
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