Genetics is now a part of everyday medicine, and the demand for genetic investigation and counselling is increasing. It is vital that all doctors are informed about the subject anf it's possibilities, but many are put off by the complex concepts involved
With the help of many high quality illustrations, the ABC of Clinical Gentics explains in simple terms genetic mechanisms and analysis, and gives all of the clinical information necessary for doctors and other health professionals to advise patients on genetic disorders. It also discusses the implications of these diseases for relatives and the ethical human dilemmas involved. Topics include:
Inheritance, estimation of risk, and detection of carriers
Genetics of common disorders
Genitics of cancer
Dysmorphology and teretogenesis
Gene structure and function
This second edition has been fully updated and has further chapters dealing with new aspects of inheritance and new Knowledge of molecular genetics of common disorders. It provides a simple but comprehensive introduction to clinical genetics for doctors, medical students, nurses and midwives.
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"There is now no excuse for anyone to claim that he/she does not understand clinical genetics" - The Medical Journal of Australia
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Book Description BMJ Publishing Group, London, United Kingdom, 1997. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Revised Second Edition. 75 Pages. n. Bookseller Inventory # 001726