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Practical Genetic Counselling 7th Edition

Author : Peter S. Harper
ISBN : 9781444128598
Genre : Medical
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'Easy to use, and useful when kept close at hand in the room where you work. The book is a pleasure to read: the style elegant and authoritative.' Lancet '...this book is a wonderful reference to enable primary physicians to be informed about their patients.' Annals of Internal Medicine Universally used across the world by genetic counsellors, medical geneticists and clinicians alike, Practical Genetic Counselling has established itself as the essential guide to counselling those at risk from inherited disorders. Increasingly, common disorders are known to have a genetic component and this book provides invaluable and up to date guidance through the profusion of new information in this area and the associated psychosocial and ethical considerations and concerns. Within its established, tried and trusted framework, the book contains updated information on: developments in common disease genetics, new molecular techniques and genetic counselling, non invasive prenatal diagnosis, the molecular basis of congenital malformations, the history of genetic counselling and the social and ethical aspects of advances in genetics. Key features: - Fully updated to provide the very latest information when in a busy consulting room or clinic - Clear and authoritative advice applicable to everyday clinical practice - Reflects the rapid development of knowledge in this area, including the implications of the human genome project and related technology The seventh edition of this popular, best selling text will continue to be an essential source of reference for trainee and practitioner genetic counsellors, medical geneticists and clinicians. It will provide also valuable background for specialist nurses, counsellors, social scientists, ethicists as well as genetics laboratory staff.

Foundations Of Perinatal Genetic Counseling

Author : Amber Mathiesen
ISBN : 9780190881047
Genre : Medical
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An essential new text for genetic counseling's most sought-after skills Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling is a practical introduction to the concepts and skills in genetic counseling with clients before and during pregnancy. Authored by genetic counselors at the forefront of contemporary perinatal practice, this all-in-one reference provides an accessible yet comprehensive overview of: · the basics of pregnancy, including assisted reproductive technologies and high-risk pregnancy management · preimplantation and prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis · the structure and goals of a genetic counseling appointment · common clinical scenarios and best-practice approaches Distilling the most pertinent information for new learners and practicing counselors, Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling is an essential companion for both classroom and clinic. Perinatal genetic counselors will find themselves returning to this unique resource long after their training has come to an end.

Practical Genetic Counselling Sixth Edition

Author : Peter S Harper
ISBN : 034081196X
Genre : Medical
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The counselling of those at risk from inherited disorders forms an integral and expanding part of medicine, and advances are continually being made in this area of practice. Increasingly, common disorders are known to have a genetic component, and this book provides invaluable, up-to-date guidance through the profusion of new information, and the associated psychosocial and ethical considerations and concerns. Changes for the sixth edition include full coverage of the implications of the human genome project for clinical genetic practice, the expanding societal implications of human genetics, and increased coverage of genetics and common diseases, including cancer genetics. The layout of the book has been much improved and modernized, with line illustrations redrawn throughout.

Practical Genetic Counseling For The Laboratory

Author : McKinsey L. Goodenberger
ISBN : 9780190604943
Genre : Medical
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An essential manual for the future of genetic counseling Genetic counselors possess the important set of skills necessary to face the unique challenges encountered within the laboratory. As the primary liaisons between genetic technologies and patient-facing clinicians, lab counselors must have equal competency in genetic testing protocols, interpretation, and communication of clinical recommendations. Practical Genetic Counseling for the Laboratory is the first book to codify the theory and practice of laboratory genetic counseling in an accessible and comprehensive format. With contributions from laboratorians, geneticists, and genetic counselors from more than 30 institutions, it offers a manual of standards and practices that will benefit students and counselors at any career stage. Topical coverage includes: · Interpretation of genetic tests, including those specific to biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, and prenatal screening · Practical guidelines for test utilization, test development, and laboratory case management · Elements for education and training in the laboratory · Counseling skills, including the consideration of ethical dilemmas, nonclinical considerations, including sales and publishing For students in this important sector of the industry or for counselors already working in it, Practical Genetic Counseling for the Laboratory offers readers a standardized approach to a dynamic subject matter that will help shape the field's future.

Cardiovascular Genetics And Genomics In Clinical Practice

Author : Donna K. Arnett, PhD
ISBN : 9781617051784
Genre : Medical
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Weighted Numerical Score: 100 - 5 Stars! This is a systematic guide to cardiovascular genetics and genomics from basic concepts to clinical application. It organizes a large volume of information from an active area of research, which holds promise for future discovery. --Doody's Reviews Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Practice presents clinical cases to illuminate basic concepts of cardiovascular genetics and genomics as practitioners encounter them in day-to-day practice. The unique use of real-world case discussions facilitates the memorization and understanding of basic principles, which can be more readily applied to actual cases. Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Practice features a step-by-step learning process that begins with an easy-to-understand "primer" of basic scientific concepts regarding cardiovascular genetics and genomics followed by state-of-the-art research and applications for treatment of cardiovascular disorders. Expert clinicians and researchers describe illustrative cases for each topic along with detailed discussions of current scientific understanding and its application in current disease management and treatment. Summaries, key teaching points, and illustrations are highlighted to facilitate quick recall and review. The book will be useful for cardiovascular clinicians in training, board preparation, or as a review for those already in clinical practice. Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Practice features: Clinical case scenarios to illuminate the basic concepts of cardiovascular genetics and genomics as they are used in daily practice Explanation of fundamental concepts as a foundation for more in-depth understanding Detailed discussions of current scientific knowledge and clinical management The expertise of renowned clinician-scientists in the field Real practical insight for practice

Twining S Textbook Of Fetal Abnormalities E Book

Author : Anne Marie Coady
ISBN : 9780702054075
Genre : Medical
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Access practical guidance on the radiologic detection, interpretation, and diagnosis of fetal anomalies with Twining’s Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities. With fetal scanning being increasingly done by obstetricians, this updated medical reference book features a brand-new editorial team of radiologist Anne Marie Coady and fetal medicine specialist Sarah Bower; these authorities, together with contributions from many other experts, provide practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from detection and interpretation to successful management approaches. Twining’s Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities is a resource you'll turn to time and again! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Quickly access specific information with a user-friendly format. Deliver a rapid, reliable diagnosis thanks to a strong focus on image interpretation, as well as the correlation of radiographic features with pathologic findings wherever possible. Clearly visualize a full range of conditions with help from more than 700 images. Stay abreast of the latest developments in detecting fetal abnormalities with 4 brand-new chapters: Fetal Growth; Haematological Disorders; Fetal Pathology; and Fetal Tumours. Access increased coverage of fetal growth, first trimester anomalies, DDX, and clinical management. Understand the major advances in today's hottest imaging technologies, including 3-D Ultrasound, Fetal MRI, and Colour Doppler. Effectively interpret the images you encounter with highly organized coordination between figures, tables, and imaging specimens.

Genetic Counseling Research A Practical Guide

Author : Ian MacFarlane
ISBN : 9780199359110
Genre : Medical
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Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide is the first text devoted to research methodology in genetic counseling. This text offers step-by-step guidance for conducting research, from the development of a question to the publication of findings. Genetic counseling examples, user-friendly worksheets, and practical tips guide readers through the research and publication processes. With a highly accessible, pedagogical approach, this book will help promote quality research by genetic counselors and research supervisors--and in turn, increase the knowledge base for genetic counseling practice, other aspects of genetic counseling service delivery, and professional education. It will be an invaluable resource to the next generation of genetic counseling and its surrounding disciplines.

Ethical Dilemmas In Genetics And Genetic Counseling

Author : Janice Berliner MS, CGC
ISBN : 9780190206642
Genre : Medical
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Knowledge of the genetic basis of human diseases is growing rapidly, with important implications for pre-conceptional, prenatal, and predictive testing. While new genetic testing offers better insight into the causes of and susceptibility for heritable diseases, not all inherited diseases that can be predicted on the basis of genetic information can be treated or cured. Should we test everyone who wants to know his or her genetic status, even when there are no possibilities for treatment? What is the role of the "right-not-to-know?" Do we test children for adult onset disorders because the parents just "have to know" or do we respect the children's right to choose when they are older? Do we allow commercial companies to offer genetic tests directly to consumers without the proper oversight regarding what the test results will mean? By using a creative approach that focuses on a single extended family as a case example to illustrate each chapter's key point, the authors elucidate ethical issues arising in the genetics clinic and laboratory surrounding many timely issues, including: · prenatal and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis · assisted reproductive technologies · incidental findings in genetic testing · gene patenting · testing children for adult onset disorders · direct to consumer testing Ethical Dilemmas in Genetic Counseling: Principles through Case Scenarios is essential reading for anyone interested in the ethical issues surfacing in common genetics practice. Written exclusively by genetic counselors, it makes a significant contribution to the field of ethics in genetics and thus will appeal not only to genetic counselors but to physicians, nurses, and all those concerned with bioethics and social science.

The Practical Guide To The Genetic Family History

Author : Robin L. Bennett
ISBN : 9781118209813
Genre : Medical
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Helps you develop and assess pedigrees to make diagnoses, evaluate risk, and counsel patients The Second Edition of The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History not only shows how to take a medical-family history and record a pedigree, but also explains why each bit of information gathered is important. It provides essential support in diagnosing conditions with a genetic component. Moreover, it aids in recommending genetic testing, referring patients for genetic counseling, determining patterns of inheritance, calculating risk of disease, making decisions for medical management and surveillance, and informing and educating patients. Based on the author's twenty-five years as a genetic counselor, the book also helps readers deal with the psychological, social, cultural, and ethical problems that arise in gathering a medical-family history and sharing findings with patients. Featuring a new Foreword by Arno Motulsky, widely recognized as the founder of medical genetics, and completely updated to reflect the most recent findings in genetic medicine, this Second Edition presents the latest information and methods for preparing and assessing a pedigree, including: Value and utility of a thorough medical-family history Directed questions to ask when developing a medical-family history for specific disease conditions Use of pedigrees to identify individuals with an increased susceptibility to cancer Verification of family medical information Special considerations when adoptions or gamete donors are involved Ethical issues that may arise in recording a pedigree Throughout the book, clinical examples based on hypothetical families illustrate key concepts, helping readers understand how real issues present themselves and how they can be resolved. This book will enable all healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, medical social workers, and physician assistants, as well as genetic counselors, to take full advantage of the pedigree as a primary tool for making a genetic risk assessment and providing counseling for patients and their families.

Magill S Medical Guide Down Syndrome Laser Use In Surgery

Author : Anne Chang
ISBN : 1587651610
Genre : Medical
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