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Down’s Syndrome Screening

How Do They Know?
  • Ros Bramwell
  • Susan Wade

Abstract

Maternal serum screening for Down’s syndrome is an optional blood test available to pregnant women in the United Kingdom. It is often assumed by health professionals that they are the main providers of information upon which women make an ‘informed decision’ regarding screening.

Keywords

Audit Committee Health Visitor Prenatal Screening Hospital Doctor Professional Occupation 
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© Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ros Bramwell
    • 1
  • Susan Wade
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Midwifery StudiesUniversity of Central LancashirePreston
  2. 2.Barnsley District Hospital NHS TrustBarnsley

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