Genomics and public health practice: a survey of nurses in local health departments in North Carolina.

@article{Irwin2004GenomicsAP,
  title={Genomics and public health practice: a survey of nurses in local health departments in North Carolina.},
  author={Debra E. Irwin and Robert C. Millikan and Rachel K Stevens and Myra I Roche and Tejinder K Rakhra-Burris and Mary V. Davis and Elizabeth P Mahanna and Sara Duckworth and H Pennington Whiteside},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={539-44}
}
In order to examine the extent to which current public health practices incorporate information about genetic susceptibilities potentially obtained by a comprehensive family history, public health nurses in North Carolina were surveyed to assess the extent to which this information is routinely collected. In addition, we measured nurses' awareness of the… CONTINUE READING