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Essentials of medical genetics for nursing and health professionals : an interprofessional approach / Laura M. Gunder McClary.

Author/creator Gunder McClary, Laura M. author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2020.
Copyright Notice ©2020
Description1 online resource
Supplemental Content Direct link to eBook
Contents Introduction -- Diagnostic Techniques in Medical Genetics -- Prenatal Genetics --Development and Teratogenesis -- Genetic Counseling -- Neurodegenerative Diseases -- Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome -- Colorectal Cancer -- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia -- Hemophilia -- Sickle Cell Disease -- Hemochromatosis -- Cystic Fibrosis -- Osteogeneis Imperfecta -- Muscular Dystrophies -- Familial Thoracia Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections -- Familial Hypercholesterolemia -- Hereditary Cardiomyopathies --- Marfan Syndrome -- Polycystic Kidney Disease -- Rheumatologic Disorders -- Neurofibromatosis -- Familial Malignant Melanoma -- Behavioral Medicine -- Pharmacogenomics -- Gene Therapy -- Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues
Abstract "Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Other Health Professionals is a concise introduction to genetics clinically applicable to nursing students as well as students in other healthcare professions. The text employs an accelerated approach to understanding the fundamentals of genetics, even those with limited knowledge on the topic will find this a beneficial resource. The content is aligned to the ANA's Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies and begins with a review of DNE, RNA, protein synthesis, chromosomes, and inheritance patterns. In addition, it takes a clinical focus on specific diseases and groups of disease processes. Each disease chapter focuses on the molecular basis of the disease, the signs and symptoms of the disease, surveillance recommendations, treatment options for the disease, and other disorders. Coverage of diagnostic techniques, embryology and teratogens, diagnostic techniques for genetic testing, prenatal screening, genetics counseling and the ethical, legal, and social issues that surround human genetics and genomics is also included"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 19, 2018).
Issued in other formPrint version: Gunder McClary, Laura M. Essentials of medical genetics for nursing and health professionals : an interprofessional approach. Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2020 520 pages 9781284154245
ISBN9781284154252 (electronic bk.)
ISBN1284154254 (electronic bk.)

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