Paula M Saukko
Affiliation: University of Exeter
- Patients' understanding of genetic susceptibility testing in mainstream medicine: qualitative study on thrombophiliaPaula M Saukko
ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 7:82. 2007..There are no studies on patients' experience and understanding of the process of testing for common genetic susceptibilities in mainstream medicine...
- Are genetic tests exceptional? Lessons from a qualitative study on thrombophiliaPaula M Saukko
ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:1947-59. 2006..However, the views of the subgroup indicate that some participants interpret thrombophilia as serious and/or need special support...
- Making sense of being at 'high risk' of coronary heart disease within primary preventionHannah Farrimond
Egenis, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Psychol Health 25:289-304. 2010..Social position, such as gender and SES, was also implicated. CHD risk interventions should be context-sensitive to the life-course and social position of those who find themselves at 'high risk' of CHD in later middle-age...
- Assessing family history of heart disease in primary care consultations: a qualitative studyRuth Hall
ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, Byrne House, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Fam Pract 24:435-42. 2007..Current primary prevention guidelines recommend the assessment of family history of coronary heart disease (CHD) to identify at-risk individuals...