The emotional impact of genetic testing and aspects of counseling prior to prescription of oral contraceptives.


BACKGROUND Oral contraceptives increase the thrombotic risk in women with factor V Leiden. Emotional aspects of genetic testing prior to the prescription of oral contraceptives (OC), aspects of counseling and referral patterns are widely unknown. STUDY DESIGN Two hundred forty-seven women with and 132 women without factor V Leiden were interviewed by… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2008.06.008


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