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Issues in counseling for Down syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17351304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We studied the background information, concerns and specific queries of thirty-four families of children with Down syndrome. Majority of the parents were aware that their child has Down syndrome and has or will have mental retardation. However, most of the families were ignorant about the lack of curative treatment, chromosomal nature of the disorder and prenatal screening and testing options.
Authors:
K M Girisha; Sheetal V Sharda; Shubha R Phadke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0019-6061     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-12     Completed Date:  2007-03-20     Revised Date:  2009-09-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Genetics, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226014, UP, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Down Syndrome*
Genetic Counseling*
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
Humans
India
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Parents*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Indian Pediatr. 2007 Aug;44(8):623   [PMID:  17827643 ]

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