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Revista Costarricense de Ciencias Médicas

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CASTRO VOLIO, Isabel. Impacto de la revolución genómica en la salud de los países latinoamericanos. Rev. costarric. cienc. méd [online]. 2005, vol.26, n.3-4, pp.53-64. ISSN 0253-2948.

This is an overview on the "new genetics" for health professionals. It approaches several current interesting topics such as the human genome project, the birth of genomic medicine, it 's impact in the sanitary fi eld and it 's legal, ethical and social implications.

Keywords : proyecto genoma humano; implicaciones éticas; legales y sociales; human genome project; genomic medicine; ethical; social and legal implications.

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