Will genetic testing for predisposition for disease result in fatalism? A qualitative study of parents responses to neonatal screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia
Marteau, Theresa M.
Peters, Timothy J.
Social Science and Medicine 1999 June; 48(12): 1857-1860
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Genetic unexceptionalism: clinician accounts of genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia. Will, Catherine M.; Armstrong, David; Marteau, Theresa M. (2010-09)This paper considers the implications of genetic testing in the case of familial hypercholesterolaemia, drawing on twenty semi-structured interviews with general practitioners (family doctors in primary care), nurses and ...
Michie, Susan; McDonald, Valerie; Bobrow, Martin; McKeown, Carole; Marteau, Theresa (1996-04)There is a widely held view among health professionals that predictive genetic testing of children for late onset diseases is not desirable clinical practice. Yet, little is known about the views of parents, or their ...