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Keeping phenylketonuria under control.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7874527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU) is one of the great success stories of modern medicine. It is likely that midwives will increasingly have more contact with women having PKU or giving birth to an infant with the condition. It is therefore important to have a good understanding of all aspects of PKU. Midwives can offer valuable support to parents whose children are found to have PKU. Maternal PKU is a major consideration as the benefits of screening in one generation may be lost in the next unless preventive treatment is appropriately implemented. PKU is one of the few conditions where effective screening and treatment can be measured.
B Gibbings
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Modern midwife     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0963-276X     ISO Abbreviation:  Mod Midwife     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-06     Completed Date:  1995-04-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9443126     Medline TA:  Mod Midwife     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-6     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Infant, Newborn
Mass Screening
Nurse Midwives
Phenylketonuria, Maternal / prevention & control
Phenylketonurias / diet therapy,  genetics,  prevention & control*

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