Tailoring genetic/genomic services and information to the individual
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Tailoring genetic/genomic services and information to the individual

Tara Clancy Consultant genetic counsellor and honorary senior lecturer, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Manchester
Rhian Morgan Project officer, Genomics Policy Unit, University of South Wales, Cardiff

This article examines how to develop confidence and competence in tailoring genetic/genomic information for different patients. The focus is on the issues that nurses working in a multicultural society need to be aware of, and include taking into account people’s ethnicity, culture, religion and ethical perspectives, as well as their developmental stage.

Nursing Standard. 28, 10,37-43. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.11.28.10.37.e7844

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Received: 03 May 2013

Accepted: 15 August 2013