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Title: Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice: Third Edition (Lashley, Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice)
ISBN: 082612366X
ISBN13: 978-0826123664
Other Formats: lrf txt azw mobi
Pages: 584 pages
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 3 edition (April 15, 2005)
Language: English
Category: Medical Books
Size PDF version: 1610 kb
Size EPUB version: 1604 kb
Subcategory: Medicine




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The third edition of this award-winning text provides new and updated knowledge about genetics issues relevant to nursing practice. Read in sequence or used as a reference, this is a comprehensive overview of how genetics affetcs the care that nurses provide. In addition to a summary of basic human genetics and discussion of the Human Genome Project, this new edition includes the latest research findings and implications about inheritance, major genetic disorders (cytogenetics or chromosomal, inherited biochemical, and congenital anomalies), and genetics in twin studies. A consideration of the ethical impact of genetics on society and future generations, as well as information on assisted reproduction round out the overview.

Includes over 100 illustrations and photos of specific genetic disorders; tables and figures on the distribution of disease; and an extensive appendix listing associations, organizations, and websites relevant to genetics.