Genetic counselling

Genetic counselling

Improving population health or the population itself? Health technology assessment and our genetic future

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ken Bassett
Patricia M. Lee
Carolyn J. Green
Lisa Mitchell
Arminée Kazanjian
Publisher: 
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Examines the issues arising from prenatal genetic screening programs and provides an example of the new type of health technology assessment (HTA) contribution emerging in health policy development.

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ISSN 02664623

What's so new about the "new genetics"?: genetic counselling and the medical management of "genetic" information

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Fiona Alice Miller
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that genetic information has been, and will continue to be, the chief product of the biotechnological "revolution" in medicine. Offers a review of genetic counselling practices, practitioners and disease scope.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

The genetics genie: questioning prenatal genetics

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
Roeher Institute
Publisher: 
Roeher Institute
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Provides a plain language guide to the concepts and issues around prenatal genetic testing and counselling, genetic counselling training, disabilities, and rights and choices.

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ISBN 1896989713
NNEWH DISA.B87 2002

The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
The Roeher Institute
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896989691
NNEWH DISA.B87 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.
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