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Patient safety in genomic medicine: an exploratory study.

Korngiebel DM, Fullerton SM, Burke W. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics. 2016;18:1136-1142.

This qualitative study of patient safety risks in genetic testing uncovered potential for adverse events at all stages of testing. Both technology limitations and lack of physician knowledge emerged as significant concerns. These results demonstrate the need for systematic interventions to enhance the safety of genetic testing.