genetic counselling

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Genetic counselling involves the imparting of information and advice about inherited conditions.

A person seeking advice is called a consultand.

There are five stages in the communication process:

  • history and pedigree construction
  • examination
  • diagnosis
  • counselling
  • follow-up

Last reviewed 01/2018