Messages must be crafted to limit distress
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Messages must be crafted to limit distress

Jane Chudleigh Programme director and senior lecturer in child health, City University of London

Poor or inappropriate communication strategies about positive blood spot screening of newborns (NBS) results can influence parental outcomes in the short term (Ulph et al 2015) but may also have a longer-term impact on children and families (Tluczek et al 2015).

Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 6, 16-16. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.6.16.s14

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