Alison Metcalfe

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Family communication between children and their parents about inherited genetic conditions: a meta-synthesis of the research
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:1193-200. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Children affected by genetic conditions in end-of-life care. Part 2: findings and discussion
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, England
    Int J Palliat Nurs 15:22-8. 2009
  3. pmc Family history in primary care: understanding GPs' resistance to clinical genetics--qualitative study
    Jonathan Mathers
    Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e221-30. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Cancer genetic predisposition: information needs of patients irrespective of risk level
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Science, College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Cancer 8:403-12. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Postregistration genetics education provision for nurses, midwives and health visitors in the UK
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 44:350-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial impact of the lack of information given at referral about familial risk for cancer
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Psychooncology 16:458-65. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Children affected by genetic conditions in end-of-life care. Part 1: Development of a study
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, England
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:596-601. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Hospice nurses and genetics: implications for end-of-life care
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:192-207. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Midwives' view of the importance of genetics and their confidence with genetic activities in clinical practice: implications for the delivery of genetics education
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:519-30. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The role of support groups in facilitating families in coping with a genetic condition and in discussion of genetic risk information
    Gillian Plumridge
    School of Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Health Expect 15:255-66. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Family communication between children and their parents about inherited genetic conditions: a meta-synthesis of the research
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:1193-200. 2008
    ..However, many parents struggled with one or more of these components and required more support specific to the child's developmental stage, and family members' transition of readjustment to the impact of the genetic condition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Children affected by genetic conditions in end-of-life care. Part 2: findings and discussion
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, England
    Int J Palliat Nurs 15:22-8. 2009
    ..Many children cared for in hospice settings are affected by a genetic condition. Therefore, children's hospice nurses require knowledge and awareness of the issues faced by families affected...
  3. pmc Family history in primary care: understanding GPs' resistance to clinical genetics--qualitative study
    Jonathan Mathers
    Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e221-30. 2010
    ..National and local evaluations of clinical genetics service pilots have experienced difficulty in engaging with GPs...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer genetic predisposition: information needs of patients irrespective of risk level
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Science, College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Fam Cancer 8:403-12. 2009
    ..Better information is likely to assist patients' understanding and ultimately increase concordance with recommended screening and preventative measures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Postregistration genetics education provision for nurses, midwives and health visitors in the UK
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 44:350-9. 2003
    ..An earlier survey of higher education institutions in the United Kingdom (UK) offering preregistration courses for nurses, midwives and health visitors showed that the teaching of genetics was very limited in most curricula...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial impact of the lack of information given at referral about familial risk for cancer
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Psychooncology 16:458-65. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Children affected by genetic conditions in end-of-life care. Part 1: Development of a study
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, England
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:596-601. 2008
    ..Demographic data were also collected. The results, the discussion of the findings and implications for practice will be discussed in part 2...
  8. doi request reprint Hospice nurses and genetics: implications for end-of-life care
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:192-207. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Midwives' view of the importance of genetics and their confidence with genetic activities in clinical practice: implications for the delivery of genetics education
    Alison Metcalfe
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:519-30. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The role of support groups in facilitating families in coping with a genetic condition and in discussion of genetic risk information
    Gillian Plumridge
    School of Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Health Expect 15:255-66. 2012
    ..Parents, however, find talking to their children difficult, and support from health professionals is often not available to them...
  11. doi request reprint Family communication about genetic risk information: particular issues for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Gillian Plumridge
    School of Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1225-32. 2010
    ..Insight into family communication within families affected by DMD assists healthcare professionals in recognizing and meeting the particular support needs of this group of families...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetics education for nurses, midwives and health visitors
    Hilary Burton
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham
    Prof Nurse 18:676-80. 2003
    ..The Department of Health and The Wellcome Trust are jointly funding the development of a strategy to address the problem...
  13. doi request reprint Parents' communication with siblings of children affected by an inherited genetic condition
    Gillian Plumridge
    School of Health and Population Science, Primary Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Genet Couns 20:374-83. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Men's involvement in antenatal screening: a qualitative pilot study using e-mail
    Robert Alan Williams
    University of Birmingham, School of Health, and Population Sciences, 52 Pritchatts Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Midwifery 27:861-6. 2011
    ..This study aimed to explore and analyse men's involvement in antenatal genetic screening and testing in England, and evaluate the use of e-mail communication as a method of health research with men...