Communicating familial hypercholesterolemia genetic information within families.

  title={Communicating familial hypercholesterolemia genetic information within families.},
  author={Susannah J Maxwell and Caron Molster and Samantha J Poke and P O'leary},
  journal={Genetic testing and molecular biomarkers},
  volume={13 3},
OBJECTIVES To explore the views of the Western Australian community on cascade screening for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), focusing on the desire of relatives to be informed about a familial risk, the acceptability of being informed by family or by health professionals, and preferences around how this information is shared. METHODS A cross-sectional computer assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) survey was employed, and 430 respondents were recruited randomly from the electronic… CONTINUE READING

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