Communicating Results

Carefully consider how you share news of a high chance screening result or diagnostic result with prospective parents. The exact wording used by health care professionals to convey screening or diagnostic results is often recalled by prospective parents many years later.

Fact Sheet – How to Deliver Screening Results

Communicating Results Resources

Communicating Results Resources

Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM)

Parent-Centred Communication in Obstetric Ultrasound.

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Communicating Results Resources

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Systems to effectively communicate critical information and risks when they emerge or change are used to ensure safe patient care.

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Communicating Results Resources

Tips for GPs on Prenatal Screening – Down Syndrome Australia

How to support parents to make an informed choice about prenatal screening by providing them with information.

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