Antenatal diagnosis. A new dimension in genetic counseling

P. G. McDonough

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The development of techniques for chromosomal and biochemical monitoring of amniotic fluid has added a new dimension to genetic counseling. Since parents at risk of having a genetically abnormal child can now elect antenatal diagnosis, advising them about risk factors has become a routine part of primary care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalPostgraduate medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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