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  1. Uptake of cystic fibrosis testing in primary care : supply push or demand pull ?

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the acceptability and feasibility of screening for carriers of cystic fibrosis in a primary care setting.

    Design-Follow up study over 15 months of patients offered carrier testing by mouthwash.

    Setting-A general practice in inner London, Subjects-5529 patients aged 18-45 invited by various methods and combinations of methods (letter, booklet, personal approach) for testing.

    Main outcome measures-Uptake of screening, anxiety, and knowledge of test.


    957 (17%) invitees were screened over the 15 months. 28 carriers and no carrier couples were detected.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil digestif pathologie, Pancréas pathologie, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Maladie héréditaire, Dépistage, Homme, Mucoviscidose, Hétérozygotie, Soin santé primaire, Evaluation performance, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Digestive diseases, Pancreatic disease, Respiratory disease, Genetic disease, Medical screening, Human, Mucoviscidosis, Heterozygozity, Primary health care, Performance evaluation, England, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0514800

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.