Patients' understanding of genetic susceptibility testing in mainstream medicine: qualitative study on thrombophilia.
Saukko, P. M.
Richards, S. H.
Campbell, John L.
JournalBMC health services research
TypeResearch Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
RightsArchived with thanks to BMC health services research
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UK and US policy initiatives have suggested that, in the future, patients and clinicians in mainstream medicine could use genetic information to prevent common illnesses. There are no studies on patients' experience and understanding of the process of testing for common genetic susceptibilities in mainstream medicine.