Validation of My Family Health Portrait for six common heritable conditions

@article{Facio2010ValidationOM,
  title={Validation of My Family Health Portrait for six common heritable conditions},
  author={Flavia M Facio and W. Gregory Feero and Amy Linn and Neal Leonard Oden and Kandamurugu Manickam and Leslie G Biesecker},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={370-375}
}
Purpose: To assess the ability of My Family Health Portrait to accurately collect family history for six common heritable disorders.Background: Family history is useful to assess disease risk but is not widely used. We compared the pedigree from My Family Health Portrait, an online tool for collection of family history, to a pedigree supplemented by a genetics professional.Methods: One hundred fifty volunteers collected their family histories using My Family Health Portrait. A genetic counselor… CONTINUE READING

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