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Sickle cell and thalassaemia: global public health issues come of age.
(Routledge (Taylor and Francis), 2012-01)
Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s leading genetic conditions with over five per cent of the world’s population carrying clinically significant haemoglobin gene variants (Modell and Darlison, 2008). In the ...
Midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies
(Hayward Medical Communications, 1996)
This paper addresses the educational implications of a study of midwives and senior student midwives knowledge of haemoglobinopathies. Knowledge was assessed from 850 multiple choice questionnaires. Respondents who had ...
Thalassaemia major: Counselling and community education.
(Health Visitors Association, 1994-01)
In two previous articles, Simon Dyson, Verna Davis, and Raheya Rahman described the basic facts about thalassaemia and also considered the outcome of a preliminary survey establishing levels of awareness among community ...
Blood relations: educational implications of sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
(Routledge/Open University Press, 1992)
Sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia are genetic conditions which affect people from Black and ethnic minority communities in much greater numbers than White people, and they remain ill-understood. In this chapter Simon ...
Midwives' knowledge of haemoglobinopathies.
(De Montfort University, 1995)
The health status of minority ethnic groups.
Sickle cell: a signifier for the New Europe.
(Trentham Books, 2009)
Sickle cell and thalassaemia are health issues affecting many established and migrant minority ethnic groups across Europe. This book chapter seeks to demonstrate that sickle cell as an issue signifies both the challenges, ...
Working with sickle cell / thalassaemia support groups
(Jessica Kingsley, 2000)
This chapter reports on the processes of research in working with support groups for sickle cell anaemia and beta-thalassaemia in conducting community-based surveys of knowledge of these two inherited conditions. The ...
Deconstructing genetic counselling: haemoglobinopathy counsellors in the United Kingdom.
(International Institute for the Sociology of Law, 1998)
The paper begins with a brief description of sickle cell anaemia and beta-thalassaemia, the main haemoglobin disorders considered here. It then moves to a consideration of the bases of deconstruction as derived from Jacques ...
Genetic screening and ethnic minorities.
No theory of 'race' and ethnicity is without serious practical drawbacks for effecting selective screening for haemoglobin disorders. Universal screening raises issues about consent, resources, and eugenicist representation ...