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Author Read, Andrew P., 1939- author.

Title New clinical genetics / Andrew Read and Dian Donnai.

Imprint Banbury : Scion Publishing, 2015.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Third edition.
Description 1 online resource (474 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Print version record.
Summary This new, updated edition of New Clinical Genetics continues to offer the most innovative case-based approach to modern genetics. It is used worldwide as a textbook for medical students, and is also an essential guide for genetic counselors and clinical and nurse geneticists.
Contents Ch. 1. What can we learn from a family history? -- ch. 2. How can a patient's chromosomes be studied? -- ch. 3. How do genes work? -- ch. 4. How can a patient's DNA be studied? -- ch. 5. How can we check a patient's DNA for gene mutations? -- ch. 6. What do mutations do? -- ch. 7. What is epigenetics? -- ch. 8. How do our genes affect our metabolism, drug responses and immune system? -- ch. 9. How do researchers identify genes for mendelian diseases? -- ch. 10. Why are some conditions common and others rare? -- ch. 11. When is screening useful? -- ch. 12. Is cancer genetic? -- ch. 13. Should we be testing for genetic susceptibility to common diseases? -- ch. 14. What clinical services are available for families with genetic disorders? -- Guidance for self-assessment questions.
Subject Medical genetics.
Medical genetics -- Case studies.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn.
Genetic Testing.
Genetics, Medical -- methods.
Medical genetics. (OCoLC)fst01014133
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Donnai, D. (Dian), 1945- author.
Other Form: Print version: Read, Andrew. New Clinical Genetics, third edition. Banbury : Scion Publishing, 2015 9781907904677
ISBN 1911510525
9781911510529 (electronic bk.)

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