GEC-KO aims to aid the practicing non-genetics health professional by providing informed opinions regarding genetic/genomic conditions, services and technologies that have been developed in a rigorous and evidence-based manner with periodic updating. The content on the GEC-KO site is for educational purposes only. No resource should be used as a substitute for clinical judgement. GEC-KO assumes no responsibility or liability resulting from the use of information contained herein.
All healthcare providers using this site are encouraged to consult local genetics clinics, medical geneticists, or specialists for clarification of questions that arise relating to specific patient problems.
All patients should seek the advice of their own physician or other qualified health care professional regarding any medical questions or conditions.
Much of the content on the site is attempting to meet the information needs of healthcare providers. As a result, when choosing content and terminology for the site, it is assumed that the reader has a certain level of medical knowledge. External links are selected and reviewed at the time a page is published. However, GEC-KO is not responsible for the content of external websites. The inclusion of a link to an external website from GEC-KO should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services). We strive to provide accurate, timely, unbiased, and up-to-date information on this site, and make every attempt to ensure the integrity of the site. However, it is possible that the information contained here may contain inaccuracies or errors for which neither GEC-KO nor its funding agencies assume responsibility