Spina bifida

Spina bifida

Pregnancy and nutrition: spina bifida and folic acid

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes the relationship between folic acid consumption by pregnant women and the prevention of spina bifida. Explains what neural tube defects are and why they happen.

Triple-marker screening in British Columbia: current practice, future options

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Ken Bassett
Patricia M. Lee
Carolyn J. Green
Lisa Mitchell
Hana Sroka
Rohinee Lal
Robin Hanvelt
Arminée Kazanjian
Publisher: 
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines maternal serum triple-marker screening (TMS) for fetuses with Down syndrome, other chromosomal abnormalities, and spina bifida.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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