Genetics and genomics for nursing / Carole Kenner, Judith A. Lewis.

Author
Kenner, Carole [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boston : Pearson, c2013.
Description
xxi, 385 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Form/​Genre
Nurses Instruction
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Genetics and genomics : definitions and trends -- Basic concepts in genetics and genomics: part of every type of nursing practice -- Family context of clinical genetics -- Meiosis and mitosis -- Aneuploidy -- Mosiacism -- Mendelian inheritance -- Genetics and fetal development -- Ethical, legal, and social implications of the Human Genome Project -- Prenatal testing and screening -- Newborn screening and genetic testing : ethical considerations -- Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act legislations -- Family history tool -- Risk assessment -- Immunogenetics -- Cancer genetics -- Impact of environment on health : interaction with genes -- Common diseases with genetic linkages -- Bipolar disorder and genetic linkages -- Depression and genetic linkages -- Addictive behaviors and genetic linkages -- Autism -- Pharmacogenomics -- Genetics and aging.
ISBN
  • 9780132174077 (pbk.)
  • 0132174073 (pbk.)
LCCN
2012034146
OCLC
797975118
RCP
C - S

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