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<i>Conclusions</i>

Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck

in Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Second edition

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780192628268
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723605 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0023
Conclusions

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This chapter summarises the quantitative assessments of screening tests presented in the book. It estimates the impact of screening in reducing late-fetal and infant mortality and childhood handicap, and calls for the organisation of screening services to be improved.

Keywords: antenatal screening; neonatal screening; fetal mortality; infant mortality; childhood handicap

Chapter.  4412 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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