Health professional resourcesResources available to health professionals include websites and professional organisations, seminars, courses and printed materials, which are regularly revised and updated so that they reflect current practice. Some examples are
given below. Pamphlets and other information are available from local genetic services and obstetric ultrasound/radiology practices.
Biotechnology Australia (2007) Genetics in Family Medicine The Australian Handbook for GPs. Commonwealth of Australia. For more information please visit National Health and Medical Research Council website.
HGSA & RANZCOG (2007) Prenatal Screening Tests for Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome), Trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome) and Neural Tube Defects. College Statement C-Obs 4. Human Genetic Society of Australasia and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
MSHR (2010) Resources developed as a result of Screening for Fetal Anomalies: Views of Indigenous People and their Health Care Providers project — For more information please visit Menzies school of Health Research website.
NSW Health (2007) PD2007_067 Prenatal Testing/Screening for Down Syndrome and other Chromosomal Abnormalities. Sydney: NSW Health. For more information please visit NSW Health Department website.
Nuchal Translucency Online Learning Program — For more information please visit Nuchal Translucency website.
Resources for women and their familiesAssociation for Genetic Support of Australasia — For more information please visit Association of Genetic Support of Australia website.
Centre for Genetics Education’s Prenatal Testing – Overview For more information please visit Genetics Education website.
Decision Aid for Prenatal Testing for Fetal Abnormalities –Your Choice: Screening & Diagnostic tests in Pregnancy|| Murdoch Children‘s Institute For more information please visit Murdoch Childrens Research Institute website.
Ottawa Personal Decision Aid For more information please visit Ottawa Hospital Research Institute website.
Prenatal Testing – Special tests for your baby during pregnancy www.genetics.com.au/pdf/pubs/prenatal.pdf (This website link was valid at the time of submission)