"Taking its toll": the challenges of working in fetal medicine.

  title={"Taking its toll": the challenges of working in fetal medicine.},
  author={Melody Ann Menezes and Jan M Hodgson and Margaret Alicia Sahhar and Sylvia A Metcalfe},
  volume={40 1},
BACKGROUND Advances in genetic technologies have resulted in the diagnosis during pregnancy of increasing numbers of fetal abnormalities. A few published personal commentaries have indicated that health professionals' interactions with couples at risk of a fetal abnormality can be emotionally and ethically challenging, highlighting the need for empirical research in this area. This study sought to explore whether working in the fetal medicine setting has an effect on health professionals and to… CONTINUE READING
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