We are delighted to let you know that 3 new clinical guidelines for taking care of individuals with 22q have just been published!
- Updated clinical practice recommendations for managing adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
- Updated clinical practice recommendations for managing children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
- Prenatal screening and diagnostic considerations for 22q11.2 microdeletions
We are enormously grateful for the 22q Society, which coordinated this massive effort, and all those contributing to this work. Our team members had major leading roles in this project:
- Dr. Anne Bassett (Clinic Director) – one of the leaders and senior authors
- Dr. Erik Boot (Former Dalglish Fellow) – one of the leaders and senior authors
- Lisa Palmer (Social Worker) – one of the authors
- Joanne Loo (Education and Communication Officer) – screener of research publications; coordinator of article retrieval
- Multiple students and staff members – article retrievers
These new documents will make a huge impact on clinical care for patients and families worldwide. We encourage you to send a copy of (or the link of) the adult guidelines to your healthcare providers.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns about your health, please discuss them with your healthcare providers.