Author | Mary E. Norton, MD


7 elements of pretest counseling

August 23, 2019


While most genetic disorders occur in patients with no relevant family history or risk factors, patients who have a family history of concern often benefit from genetic counseling.

Eight indications for referral to genetic counseling

July 25, 2019


Obstetricians need to have a strategy to provide basic pretest education and counseling to their pregnant patients.

Resources for collecting family history information

July 24, 2019


In a busy obstetrical practice, use of a family history questionnaire or checklist is usually the most practical means of assessment.

New tools for counseling on prenatal genetic testing

February 12, 2019


As new screening options become available, ob/gyns must be able to counsel their pregnant patients appropriately.