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A team of experts who, using discussion, debate and current research, come to a consensus about what to report back to a patient.

Use in clinical context

Multidisciplinary teams meet to discuss the different conditions and treatment plans of patients in their care. A Genomics multidisciplinary team may involve a range of professionals including, specialist clinicians such as cardiologists and oncologists, specialist nurses, clinical geneticists, genetic councillors and clinical scientists, and any healthcare professional involved in the patient’s care.

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Last updated on 31st May, 2019