Impact of genetic counselling after neonatal screening for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

@article{Hildes1993ImpactOG,
  title={Impact of genetic counselling after neonatal screening for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.},
  author={E Hildes and Hollie K Jacobs and Alan D. Cameron and Shashi S Seshia and Fran D Booth and Jane A. Evans and K. Wrogemann and Cheryl Rochman Greenberg},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  year={1993},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={670-4}
}
In a pilot neonatal screening programme for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) conducted in the Canadian province of Manitoba, a cohort of eight affected males was identified between 1 January 1986 and 31 December 1989. Demographic information, knowledge of DMD, reproductive outcome, and attitudes to prenatal diagnosis and neonatal screening for DMD were obtained through questionnaires distributed in May 1992 to the eight sets of parents of index cases, two high probability carrier aunts, and… CONTINUE READING
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