An annotated bibliography of the costs and benefits of prenatal screening programs

Comis J, Conlon J
Record ID 31995000003
English, French
Authors' objectives:

To ascertain the current state of knowledge regarding costs and benefits of prenatal screening programs.

Authors' results and conclusions: a) Published cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses of prenatal diagnosis for congenital anomalies focus on Down's syndrome and neural tube defects; b) Patau's syndrome, Edward's syndrome, hydrocephaly, aneuploidy, or inborn errors of metabolism have not had cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness studies completed.
Authors' methods: Bibliography
Details
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: https://www.ccohta.ca/
Year Published: 1991
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Prenatal Care
Contact
Organisation Name: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: 600-865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S8 Canada. Tel: +1 613 226 2553, Fax: +1 613 226 5392;
Contact Name: jills@ccohta.ca
Contact Email: jills@ccohta.ca
Copyright: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
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