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Improving the referral process for familial breast cancer genetic counselling: findings of three randomised controlled trials of two interventions.

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two complementary interventions, using familial breast cancer as a model condition. The primary care intervention consisted of providing computerised referral guidelines and related education to GPs. The nurse counsellor intervention evaluated genetic nurses as substitutes for specialist geneticists in the initial assessment and management of referred patients. DESIGN: The computerised referral guidelines study was a pragmati...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England)
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
iii-126
Publication date:
2005-02-05
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:bf3a6b30-fa7a-4671-8661-e315fcb928c8
Source identifiers:
162663
Local pid:
pubs:162663

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