Evaluation of a decision aid for prenatal testing of fetal abnormalities: a cluster randomised trial [ISRCTN22532458]
- When Expectant Mothers Know Their Baby Has a Fetal Abnormality: Exploring a Crisis of Motherhood Through Qualitative Data-Mining. Jones, Sarah; Statham, Helen; Solomou, Wendy // Journal of Social Work Research & Evaluation;Fall/Winter2005, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p195
Although it is widely recognized that prenatal diagnosis of a fetal abnormality is deeply distressing for parents, limited data are available to inform and help professionals support those parents. This is particularly true when the choice after prenatal diagnosis is to continue the pregnancy....
- Changing paradigm in prenatal management. Dastur, Adi E. // Journal of Prenatal Diagnosis & Therapy;Jan-Jun2010, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
The author reflects on different methods of prenatal screening and maternal health monitoring. The author discusses several methods for prenatal screening including Combined First Trimester Screening, biochemical markers, and karyotyping. The author looks into detection of Down syndrome in which...
- Diagnosis of Fetal Anomaly and the Increased Maternal Psychological Toll Associated with Pregnancy Termination. Coleman, Priscilla K. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring2015, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p3
Approximately 4% of U.S. abortions occur in desired pregnancies, with many resulting from fetal anomalies. The majority of terminations occur in the second trimester; however in recent years first-trimester ultra sound measurement for nuchal translucency, calculation of risk based on maternal...
- Holding on and letting go: Facing an unexpected diagnosis in pregnancy. Hermann, Fiona // Midwifery News;Dec2014, Issue 75, p38
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- A SCOTTISH RESEARCHER'S RESPONSE. McHaffie, H. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Aug2004, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p406
Comments on an article about the anomalies in clinical practice concerning the moral status of fetuses. Legal aspects of prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormalities; Ethical issues associated with medical-related decision making; Right of parents to limit treatment or terminate pregnancy.
- Use of prenatal screening tests in Finland. Santalahti, P ä vi; Hemminki, Elina // European Journal of Public Health;Mar1998, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p8
Presents a study that examined the availability of prenatal screening tests in Finnish maternity care. Analysis of municipality survey on the availability of screenings in Finland; Evaluation of provider survey of prenatal screening tests; Estimation of possible trends in prenatal screening tests.
- New pregnancy notes: let us have your views. // British Journal of Midwifery;May2002, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p260
Editorial. Calls for feedback on the review of personally held maternity records in Great Britain. Advantage of the formulation of a standardized record; Consideration of the mother, the baby and the carers; Emphasis on providing a high quality screening service for fetal anomalies.
- The antenatal diagnosis of fetal anomaly: where to deliver the baby? Platt, Martin P. Ward // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;May2013, Vol. 98 Issue 3, pF190
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discuss the antenatal diagnosis of fetal anomaly.
- Extended fetal echocardiographic examination for detecting cardiac malformations in low risk pregnancies. Achiron, Reuwen; Glaser, Joram; Gelernter, Ilana; Hegesh, Julius; Yagel, Simcha // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/14/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6828, p671
Examines the rate of extended fetal echocardiographic examination in the detection of cardiac malformations in low risk pregnancies in Jerusalem. Percentage of infants born with cardiac abnormalities; List of fetal cardiac defects missed during diagnosis; Need to incorporate echocardiographic...