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ea0063p1017 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 2 | ECE2019

Diagnosis announcement procedure in rare endocrine diseases: a survey of the French National Healthcare Network for Rare Endocrine Diseases (FIRENDO)

Layachi-Rahabi Haifa , Givony Maria , Demaret Beatrice , Brun Philippe , Aubron Marie-Reine , Bartes Beate , Bernard Lucie , Victor Amelie , Dujardin Veronique , Lancon Catherine , Perrotin Benedicte , Picard Virginie , Bouazza Naim , Abdoul Hendy , Malivoir Sabine , Ribeiro Murielle , Netchine Irene , Drui Delphine , Reynaud Rachel , Tardy Guidollet Veronique , Bertherat Jerome , Colin Claudine , Brue Thierry

Context: Diagnosis announcement of a chronic disease is a crucial moment for patients as well as for their families and an important step of the management of severe conditions like rare endocrine diseases. It is considered as an ‘eternal minute’, marking the end of a time of life when the disease was absent. Little is known on how diagnosis is communicated to patients and families. FIRENDO as defined by the National Plan for Rare Diseases aims at promoting education...