Psychological outcomes following maternal serum screening: A cohort study

Goel, Vivek; Glazier, Richard; Summers, Anne; Holzapfel, Stephen
September 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/22/98, Vol. 159 Issue 6, p651
Academic Journal
Examines the responses of women who undergo maternal serum screening. Purpose of the screening; Why it is controversial; Evaluation of the psychological effects of false-positive results and true-negative results; Methods; Results; Screening in Ontario not causing psychological harm to women; Need for improved communication about test results.


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