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ERIC Number: EJ399913
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Ethics of Screening for Early Intervention in HIV Disease.
Levine, Carol; Bayer, Ronald
American Journal of Public Health, v79 n12 p1661-67 Dec 1989
Discusses the ethical aspects of screening and testing for clinical detection of individuals infected with asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Careful consideration must be given to individuals' rights, respect for their privacy, and society's obligations to provide needed clinical and social services in translating cautious medical optimism into ethically justified policies. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
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