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Improving the referral process for familial breast cancer genetic counselling: Findings of three randomized 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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Wilson, BJ More by this author
Torrance, N More by this author
Mollison, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Health Technology Assessment
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2005-02-05
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:d53593cf-0b35-4c66-aacb-b24957fedacb
Source identifiers:
163026
Local pid:
pubs:163026
Language:
English

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