The field of prenatal diagnosis rapidly evolves, and new technologies for screening, diagnosis and fetal care are regularly introduced by both academic entities and commercial entities. ISPD recognizes that given the expertise of its membership and leadership (Board of Directors, Special Interest Groups, and Committees) in this field, it has a responsibility to communicate opinions, rapid communications, and position statements, and on occasion other special communications on topics that are of relevance to its various stakeholders.
TYPES OF ISPD PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Depending on the nature, urgency or priority, impact on stakeholders, and existing evidence for the question to be addressed, ISPD may release different types of documents. Each type of document will be prefaced by a disclaimer that explains the communication type, scope, and intended use by stakeholders.
The ISPD recognizes that as an international organization writing evidence-based, formal clinical and laboratory practice guidelines that are globally applicable would be challenging. Hence, ISPD will currently focus on the output of the following documents: