Trisomy 18 overviews


The number of sources from the web that offer an overview of trisomy 18. Can be a good starting point for considering options.

Edwards Syndrome (NHS Choices)
Very basic overview from the NHS choices website. Discusses typical features. very limited information on treatments.

Edwards Syndrome (Patient.info) 
An overview for health care professionals, updated October 2015 and supportive of active treatment. A major change from previous version which only mentioned palliative options. Useful to give to health professionals who are working with your child.

Trisomy 18 (MedScape) 
A longer overview of T18, including prevalence, diagnostic features and treatment options.

Common problems of babies with Trisomy 18 or Trisomy 13 (SOFT 2012)
A description of common problems encountered by babies with T18 and T13 written initially by John Carey and Ann Barnes (a mother of a child with T18 who lived until 19) and updated by Scott Schowalter another parent of a child with T18. 

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