Genetic Counselors' Judgments of Patient Concerns: Concordance and Consequences

  title={Genetic Counselors' Judgments of Patient Concerns: Concordance and Consequences},
  author={Susan Michie and John A. Weinman and Theresa M Marteau},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
The aims of this prospective study were to determine (a) the concordance between patient concerns and genetic counselors' judgments of these concerns, (b) the predictors of patient and counselor judgments, and (c) the relationship between concordance and patient outcomes. Patients' and counselors' views were sought before and after 131 routine genetic consultations. Before consultations, there was concordance about level of patient concern to within one point in 63% (82/131) of consultations… CONTINUE READING

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