Narrative Case Study: Adoption

Narrative Case Study: Adoption


Linda L Hill, MD, MPH

Winter 2007 - Volume 11 Number 1

http://dx.doi.org/10.7812/TPP/04-030

Regularly in the course of my practice, I'll take a family history and receive the reply "I don't know, I was adopted." In the past, I viewed this lack of genetic information as an annoying gap in the patient history. However, I recently became involved in reuniting my father, David, with his birth family, an experience that has changed my perspective.

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