2 responses to “But I don’t do maternity care… (yes you do!)”

  1. What is the rationale of screening most women for thalasemia? if a woman’s CBC is normal, is more screening needed and if so,what test is recommended?

  2. I had the same question as Cindy. Is this because of the variety of ethnicities Dr Buhler would see with her practice in Vancouver which are at higher risk of thalassemias (Asian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern populations)? I don’t think it would be indicated to ‘screen most women’ in the majority of practices in BC with large proportions of Caucasian prenatal patients. Important to consider, though, in non-Caucasian patients.

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