Authors: Shenaz Ahmed,BSc(Hons),PhD(Lecturer)a,n, LouiseD.Bryant,BSc(Hons),PhD(Lecturer)a,
A b s t r a c t
Objective: to explore midwives’perceptions oft heir role as facilitators of informed choice in antenatal
Setting: community midwives,Yorkshire and Humberregion,UK.
Participants: community midwives offering antenatals creening(n¼15).
Method: semi-structured interviews analysed using Thematic Analysis.
Findings: to facilitate informed […]
ATTITUDES TOWARDS PRENATAL TESTING AND TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY IN BRITISH PAKISTANI PARENTS AND RELATIVES OF CHILDREN WITH RECESSIVE CONDITIONS IN THE UK
Authors: S. Ahmed1*, M. Ahmed2, S. M. Sharif2, E. Sheridan2 and G. R. Taylor3
Objective To compare British Pakistani parents’ and their relatives’ attitudes to prenatal testing (PND) and termination of pregnancy (TOP) for a range of conditions.
Method A total of 222 British Pakistani participants: […]
IS ADVICE INCOMPATIBLE WITH AUTONOMOUS INFORMED CHOICE? WOMENS PERCEPTIONS OF ADVICE IN THE CONTEXT OF ANTENATAL SCREENING: A QUALITATIVE STUDY
Authors: Shenaz Ahmed PhD,* Louise D. Bryant PhD,* Zahra Tizro PhD and Darren Shickle MD*
Background Patient autonomy in antenatal screening is a high priority for policy developers in many countries.
Objective This paper presents womens understandings of how health professionals should facilitate informed screening choices with an […]
DECISIONS ABOUT TESTING AND TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY FOR DIFFERENT FETAL CONDITIONS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF EUROPEAN WHITE AND PAKISTANI MOTHERS OF AFFECTED CHILDREN
Authors: Shenaz Ahmed & Jenny Hewison & Josephine M. Green & Howard S. Cuckle & Janet Hirst & Jim G. Thornton
The aim of this study is to explore reasons for and against prenatal testing and termination for a range of
conditions in women […]
TO WHAT EXTENT DO FAITH AND RELIGIOUS IDENTITY DECISION-MAKING AND ANTE-NATAL SCREENING FOR SICKLE CELL AND THALASSAEMIA
Authors: Karl Atkin, Shenaz Ahmed, Jenny Hewison and Josephine M. Green
When making decisions about prenatal diagnosis, couples not only draw on their understanding of the condition but also broader aspects of their cultural identity. This article looks at how faith and religion […]
ATTITUDE OF SAUDI FAMILIES AFFECTED WITH HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES TOWARDS PRENATAL SCREENING AND ABORTION AND THE INFLUENCE OF RELIGIOUS RULING (FATWA)
Authors: Fowzan S. Alkuraya and Ramzi A. Kilani*
Department of Pediatrics, King Khaled University Hospital-King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Hemoglobinopathies are common inherited disorders in Saudi Arabia. Prenatal diagnosis for such diseases is specific and sensitive but not yet implemented in Saudi […]Read More