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Have you been looking for concise, up-to-date, evidence-based information sheets on genetic disorders, technologies or other current genomic topics? Ones that are written for healthcare providers? Ones that may have an accompanying point of care tool?

Look no further! The GEC-KO on the runcollection is written by a genetic counsellor with input from a geneticist and family physician. They are evidence-based and referenced, and feature a ‘Bottom line’ with recommendations. They were developed as a ‘spin-off’ of the successful Gene Messengers which were part of the GenetiKit project. Findings from this study were published and can be found in Carroll JC, Wilson BJ, Allanson J, Grimshaw J, Blaine SM, Meschino WS, Permaul JA, Graham ID. GenetiKit: a randomized controlled trial to enhance delivery of genetics services by family physicians. Fam Pract 2011; 28(6): 615-23.

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