“Testing Times, Challenging Choices”: An Australian Study of Prenatal Genetic Counseling

@article{Hodgson2009TestingTC,
  title={“Testing Times, Challenging Choices”: An Australian Study of Prenatal Genetic Counseling},
  author={Jan M Hodgson and Lynn Gillam and Margaret A. Sahhar and Sylvia A Metcalfe},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={22-37}
}
In many countries pregnant women deemed to be at increased risk for fetal anomaly following a screening test may attend a genetic counseling session to receive information and support in decision-making about subsequent diagnostic testing. This paper presents findings from an Australian study that explored 21 prenatal genetic counseling sessions conducted by five different genetic counselors. All were attended by pregnant women who had received an increased risk result from a maternal serum… Expand
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