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Informed Consent: The Case of “-Omics” Literacy - PubMed - NCBI

Informed Consent: The Case of “-Omics” Literacy - PubMed - NCBI

 2017 Jan 6;44(1):28-30.

Informed Consent: The Case of “-Omics” Literacy


The world of “-omics” is vastly changing the landscape of accelerated research and its translation to patient care. Understanding this complex science, particularly in the world of oncogenomics, can be daunting. Questions arise pertaining to how nurses can best educate patients who are forced to make difficult decisions without fully understanding to what they are consenting. This article follows a patient story that drives home the need to improve -omics literacy.


biology of cancer; ethics; genetics; informed consent; nursing research


From From Genomics & Health Impact Scan Database
This database includes published scientific literature on evidence-based translation of genomic discoveries into improved health care and disease prevention that have a potential impact on population health.

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