The time of diagnosis is a very emotional life changing time for patients and their families. Whether genetic or not, diagnostic tests are provided by many entities, and can be announced by many different types of professionals with different experiences and backgrounds.

Different positions exist on what kind of diagnoses that should be the target of testing and what really are the best practices in the announcement of a diagnosis, the correct information to provide to the patient and their family or the professional that should be responsible in providing this information.

The circumstances under which the announcement is made can have a significant impact on the acceptance of having the disease and the subsequent decisions they make that influence the care of the patient at hand.

Common practices do not exist across Europe – neither about which diagnosis to test for nor about how to provide the patient with the information. In many countries genetic counselling is not even recognised as a profession

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Генетично консултиране Bulgarian POLKA Download
Genetické poradenství Czech POLKA Download
Genetisk rådgivning Danish POLKA Download
Humangenetische Beratung German POLKA Download
Γενετική συμβουλευτική Greek POLKA Download
Genetic counselling English POLKA Download
Asesoramiento genético Spanish POLKA Download
Geneetiline nõustamine Estonian POLKA Download
Perinnöllisyysneuvonta Finnish POLKA Download
Conseil en génétique French POLKA Download
Genetičko savjetovanje Croatian POLKA Download
Genetikai tanácsadás Hungarian POLKA Download
consulenza genetica Italian POLKA Download
Genetinis konsultavimas Lithuanian POLKA Download
ģenētikas konsultācijas Latvian POLKA Download
Genetische counseling Dutch POLKA Download
Doradztwo w zakresie genetyki Polish POLKA Download
Aconselhamento Genético Portuguese, Portugal POLKA Download
Consilierea genetică Romanian POLKA Download
Genetické poradenstvo Slovak POLKA Download
Genetsko svetovanje Slovenian POLKA Download
Genetisk vägledning Swedish POLKA Download