Practical genetic counselling / Peter S. Harper.

Author
Harper, Peter S. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
7th ed.
Published/​Created
London : Hodder Arnold, c2010.
Description
407 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Genetic counseling [Browse]
Notes
Previous ed.: 2004.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Genetic counselling: an introduction -- Genetic counselling in Mendelian disorders -- Common disorders and genetic counselling -- Chromosome abnormalities -- Molecular genetics and genetic counselling -- Dysmorphology and genetic syndromes -- Carrier testing and genetic prediction -- Prenatal diagnosis and reproductive aspects of medical genetics -- Special issues in genetic counselling -- The genetic counselling clinic -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Central nervous system disorders -- Disorders of mental function -- Disorders of bone and connective tissue -- Oral and craniofacial disorders -- The skin -- The eye -- Deafness -- Cardiovascular and respiratory disorders -- The gastrointestinal tract -- Renal and urinary tract disease -- Endocrine and reproductive disorders -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Disorders of blood and immune function -- Genetic risks in cancer -- Environmental hazards -- Population aspects of genetic counselling and genetic screening -- Genetics and society.
  • Appendix: Useful information in connection with genetic counselling.
ISBN
  • 9780340990698 (pbk.)
  • 0340990694 (pbk.)
OCLC
620311337
RCP
C - S

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