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  1. Serum screening for Down's syndrome : some women's experiences.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives-To describe the experiences of a small group of women who had positive results after serum screening for Down's syndrome.

    Design-Semistructured telephone interviews and correspondence with women after a positive screening result (four women) negative amniocentesis results (eight), ortermination of a pregnancy with a confirmed abnormality (eight).

    Subjects-20 women who contacted Support After Termination For Abnormality about their experiences of serum screening for Down's syndrome.

    Main outcome measures-Women's knowledge and understanding of the test; staff misconceptions; communication of results; how women coped with the diagnostic process; attitudes to the test and to termination of abnormal fetuses.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Dépistage, Exploration, Homme, Sexe, Femelle, Gestation, Mongolisme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical screening, Exploration, Human, Sex, Female, Pregnancy, Down syndrome

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

    Cote : 93-0562274

    Code Inist : 002B20F01. Création : 199406.