Carrier screening for heritable disorders. Views on implementation.
Dragerschapsonderzoek voor erfelijke aandoeningen. Visies op implementatie.
Table of Contents:
Table of Contents
General Introduction 1
Chapter 1 Overview of cystic fibrosis 7
Chapter 2 Attitudes of health care professionals towards carrier screening for Cystic Fibrosis. A review of the literature 20
Chapter 3 Attitudes of cystic fibrosis patients and parents toward carrier screening and related reproductive issues 50
Chapter 4 Attitudes of cystic fibrosis patients and their parents towards direct-to-consumer genetic testing for carrier status 68
Chapter 5 European genetic professionals’ perspectives on the implementation of expanded carrier screening 87
Chapter 6 Pre- and post-testing counseling considerations for the provision of expanded carrier screening: exploration of European geneticists' views 106
Chapter 7 General discussion 125
Chapter 8 Summary / Samenvatting 152
Appendix Summary of recommendations and professional guidelines 160
Curriculum Vitae 166
List of publications 169