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Fragile X syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10690095     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited condition causing mental retardation in males. Females with the full mutation expansion can have milder signs of the disorder. Families with members who have been diagnosed with fragile X syndrome face concerns about the health of their newborn infant, decisions regarding family planning, and questions about the possibility that other family members could have this disorder. Neonatal nurses participate in assessment, health care management, counseling, and referral of the families regarding this syndrome.
J L Welch; J K Williams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-19     Completed Date:  2000-05-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15-22     Citation Subset:  N    
Regional Genetic Consultation Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Fragile X Syndrome / diagnosis,  genetics*,  nursing*,  psychology
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Testing
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Nursing / methods*
Parents / education,  psychology
Patient Education as Topic
Referral and Consultation
Risk Factors
Social Support

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