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Author Haydon, Jo.

Title Genetics in practice : a clinical approach for healthcare practitioners / Jo Haydon
Published Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 276 pages) : illustrations
Contents The scientific and clinical discoveries that are used to provide current patient care / Peter Farndon -- The family history / Jo Haydon -- Basic biology / Tessa Webb and Jo Haydon -- Laboratory techniques / Eileen Roberts and Sarah Warburton -- Risk perception and options available / Jo Haydon -- Chromosome disorders / Jo Haydon -- Autosomal dominant disorders : 50% risk to offspring / Jo Haydon -- Autosomal recessive disorders : unaffected parents with 25% risk to offspring / Jo Haydon -- X-linked recessive disorders : carrier mothers, affected sons / Jo Haydon -- Multifactorial inheritance : interaction of genes and environment / Jo Haydon -- Mitochondrial disorders : inherited from mother by males and females / Jo Haydon -- Cancer genetics / Lucy Burgess -- Ethnicity / Jo Haydon -- Ethical issues / Amanda Barry -- Professional development / Jo Haydon and Amanda Barry -- Here and now: integrating current possibilities into patient care / Peter Farndon
Summary Nurses are increasingly being asked to provide information when a genetic diagnosis is made, whether to the individual patient or to members of his or her family. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to present day genetic services, to help pro
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical genetics.
Genetic disorders -- Diagnosis.
Genetic counseling.
Genetics, Medical -- methods -- Case Reports
Genetics, Medical -- methods -- Nurses' Instruction
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- diagnosis -- Case Reports
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- diagnosis -- Nurses' Instruction
Genetic Predisposition to Disease -- Case Reports
Genetic Predisposition to Disease -- Nurses' Instruction
Genetic Services -- Case Reports
Genetic Services -- Nurses' Instruction
Genetics, Medical
Genetic Counseling
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Genetic.
MEDICAL -- Genetics.
Genetic counseling
Genetic disorders -- Diagnosis
Medical genetics
Genre/Form Case studies.
√Čtudes de cas.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007026600
ISBN 9780470725252