Refusing to provide a prenatal test: can it ever be ethical?BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39045.370301.1F (Published 30 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1174
Ethics or humanity?
- Neha S Godre, intern
- 1Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai 400022, Maharashtra, India firstname.lastname@example.org
Huntington's disease manifests with cognitive, emotional symptoms, uncontrollable and abnormal movements due to destruction of neurones. There is loss of thinking, planning, speech, and synchronisation; the memory is affected, as is muscle control; psychological imbalances occur, and much more. Such patients face death more often due to complications of the …