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Diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy: parents' experiences and satisfaction

Child: Care, Health and Development

Mar 1, 1996

J M Green, F E Murton

PMID: 8820016

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The purpose of the study was to investigate parents' experiences of diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Data were collected retrospectively by postal questionnaire from the parents of 158 boys diagnosed at different times and locations and, for some, after lengthy periods of uncer...read more

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Physician-Patient Relations
Down Syndrome
Attitude to Health
Late Onset Disorders
Step-parent
Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Retrospective Studies
Satisfaction
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Diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy: parents' experiences and satisfaction

Child: Care, Health and Development

Mar 1, 1996

J M Green, F E Murton

PMID: 8820016

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Abstract

The purpose of the study was to investigate parents' experiences of diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Data were collected retrospectively by postal questionnaire from the parents of 158 boys diagnosed at different times and locations and, for some, after lengthy periods of uncer...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Physician-Patient Relations
Down Syndrome
Attitude to Health
Late Onset Disorders
Step-parent
Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Retrospective Studies
Satisfaction

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Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a chromosome disorder associated either with an extra chromosome 21 or an effective trisomy for chromosome 21. Clinical manifestations include hypotonia, short stature, brachycephaly, upslanting palpebral fissures, epicanthus, Brushfield spots on the iris, protruding tongue, small ears, short, broad hands, fifth finger clinodactyly, Simian crease, and moderate to severe intellectual disability. Discover the latest research on Down syndrome here.

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