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Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counseling | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

After counseling people must make decisions about how to deal with the disease. They may have to decide about further testing. They may have to think about family planning, as well. Also, they may need to gather facts abut relatives. Individuals may have to request medical records, as well. Follow up genetic counseling sessions are often needed.

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Genetic Counseling: Home Care and Complications

Author: Ronald J. Jorgenson, DDS, PhD, FACMG
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 08/07/01

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