Shared decision making

Interview 23 - Screening for sickle cell and beta thalassaemia


Brief outline: Couple knew before marriage they were beta thalassaemia carriers. His sister and two brothers died of beta thalassaemia major. They have tried pre-implantation genetic diagnosis to conceive a baby unaffected by the condition, so far without success. Video and audio clips read by actors.

Background: Married couple with no children. Female partner aged 37, office manager. Male partner aged 51, engineer. Ethnic background/nationality' Both Italian.

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