Implications of carrier identification in newborn screening for cystic fibrosis.

@article{Parsons2003ImplicationsOC,
  title={Implications of carrier identification in newborn screening for cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Evelyn P. Parsons and Angus J Clarke and Don M. Bradley},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={F467-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the psychosocial implications for families whose infant was identified as a cystic fibrosis carrier by newborn screening. DESIGN Prospective psychosocial assessment. SETTING Primary care. RESPONDENTS STUDY (a) families of an affected infant identified by screening (n = 9); (b) families of a carrier infant identified by screening (n = 10). CONTROL group of mothers from the general population (n = 82). INTERVENTIONS Questionnaires and semistructured… CONTINUE READING

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