Further resources

Guidelines and policy documents about pre-test informaton

Literature on patient perspectives on pre-test information and counselling:

  • Gilbert LK, Bulger J, Scanlon K, Moyer L. Viral hepatitis prevention education: what do people and providers need to know? Patient education and counseling 2005;59(1): 46-55. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16198218
  • Baird J, Hammond M, Barker M. Implementation of universal antenatal screening for HIV and hepatitis B–lessons for future work. Journal of public health medicine 2003;25(2): 171-173. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12848410
  • Drazic YN, Caltabiano ML. Chronic hepatitis B and C: Exploring perceived stigma, disease information, and health-related quality of life. Nursing & health sciences 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23171324

Literature on Informed Choice in Screening:

  • Marteau TM, Dormandy E, Michie S. A measure of informed choice. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy 2001;4(2): 99-108. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11359540
  • Raffle AE. Information about screening – is it to achieve high uptake or to ensure informed choice? Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy 2001;4(2): 92-98. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11359539
  • van Agt HM, Korfage IJ, Essink-Bot ML. Interventions to enhance informed choices among invitees of screening programmes–a systematic review. European journal of public health 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24443115