Sociocultural differences in the impact of amniocentesis. An anthropological research report

R. Rapp

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    Abstract

    This research report describes an anthropological study of the social impact and cultural meaning of prenatal diagnosis in New York City. Research parameters, findings and suggestions for designing future prenatal testing services are outlined. The ethnocultural and socioeconomic diversity of those whose lives are touched by prenatal genetic testing is stressed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)90-96
    Number of pages7
    JournalFetal Diagnosis and Therapy
    Volume8
    Issue numberSUPPL. 1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1993

    Keywords

    • amniocentesis
    • prenatal testing
    • sociocultural differences
    • socioeconomic differences

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
    • Embryology
    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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