Category : Medical
Editor : Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN : 9780763759605
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 250
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Health Sciences & Professions

Category : Medical
Editor : Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN : 9781284176858
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 346
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Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Other Health Professionals: An Interprofessional Approach is a concise introduction to genetics clinically applicable to nursing students as well as students in other healthcare professions.

Category : Medical
Editor : Springer Publishing Company
ISBN : 9780826102225
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Language : en
Views : 352
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Category : Medical
Editor : Springer Publishing Company
ISBN : 9780826129130
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 425
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Completely updated to help nurses learn to ìthink geneticallyî Todayís nurses must be able to ìthink geneticallyî to help individuals and families who are affected by genetic disease or contemplating genetic testing. This book is a classic resource for nursing students and practitioners at all levels who need to acquire the knowledge and skills for using genomics in their practice. This completely updated second edition encompasses the many recent advances in genetic research and knowledge, providing essential new information on the science, technology, and clinical application of genomics. It focuses on the provision of individualized patient care based on personal genetics and dispositions. The second edition is designed for use by advanced practice nursing programs, as well as undergraduate programs. It pinpoints new developments in prenatal, maternity, and pediatric issues and supplies new information on genomics-based personal drug therapy, environmental susceptibilities, genetic therapies, epigenetics, and ethics The text features a practical, clinically oriented framework in line with the core competencies defined by the AACN. It delivers information according to a lifespan approach used in the practice setting. The second edition continues to provide basic information on genomics, its impact on healthcare, and genetic disorders. It covers prevention, genetic counseling and referral, neuropsychiatric nursing, and public health. The core of the text presents information on a variety of diseases that affect patients throughout the lifespan, with specific guidance on the nursing role. Also included are tests for a variety of diseases and information on pharmacogenomics, which enable health care providers to select the best drugs for treatment based on a patientís genetic makeup. Plentiful case study examples support the information throughout. Additionally, an instructorís package of PowerPoint slides and a test bank are provided for use at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. New to the Second Edition: Completely updated with several new chapters Personal drug therapy based on genomics Environmental susceptibilities Prenatal detection and diagnosis Newborn and genetic screening Reproductive technologies Ethical issues Genetic therapies Epigenetics Content for graduate-level programs PowerPoint slides and a test bank for all student levels Key Features: Encompasses state-of-the-art genomics from a nursing perspective Provides a practical, clinically oriented lifespan approach Covers science, technology, and clinical application of genomics Addresses prevention, genetic testing, and treatment methods Written for undergraduate- and graduate-level nursing students

Category : Science
Editor : Academic Press
ISBN : 0080958117
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 850
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Derived from the comprehensive two-volume set, Genomic and Personalized Medicine also edited by Drs. Willard and Ginsburg, this work serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners and students that are embracing one of the most promising avenues for advances in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human disease. From principles, methodology and translational approaches to genome discoveries and clinical applications, Essentials of Genomic and Personalized Medicine will be a valuable resource for various professionals and students across medical disciplines, including human genetics and genomics, oncology, neuroscience, gene therapy, molecular medicine, pharmacology, and biomedical sciences. Updates with regard to diagnostic testing, pharmacogenetics, predicting disease susceptibility, and other important research components as well as chapters dedicated to cardiovascular disease, oncology, inflammatory disease, metabolic disease, neuropsychiatric disease, and infectious disease, present this book as an essential tool for a variety of professionals and students who are endeavouring into the developing the diverse and practical field of genomic and personalized medicine. * Full color throughout * Includes contributions on genetic counselling, ethical, legal/regulatory, and social issues related to the practice of genomic medicine from leaders in the field * Introductory chapter highlights differences between personalized and traditional medicine, promising areas of current research, and challenges to incorporate the latest research discoveries and practice * Ancillary material includes case studies and lab questions which highlight the collaborative approach to the science

Category : Medical
Editor : Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN : 086542666X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 248
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Essential Medical Genetics gives a balanced introduction to the basic principles of genetics and how it is applied to the understanding and treatment of diseases with a genetic component. Divided into two sections, basic principles and clinical applications, it covers the information that medical students are taught at the preclinical and clinical levels. This book has been written for clinicians, scientists, counselors and teachers--and any other professionals desiring an understanding of modern medical genetics.

Category : Medical
Editor : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN : 0781757606
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 218
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Medical Genetics for the Modern Clinician is a concise, clinically oriented introductory genetics text for medical and allied health students, residents, and clinicians. The book focuses sharply on concepts that are most applicable to clinical practice. Ethics sections in each chapter discuss ethical issues facing today's practitioner, such as counseling, risk assessment, and testing. More than 120 illustrations help students visualize concepts. Each chapter ends with USMLE-style review questions. Appendices include a glossary and a Table of Genes that lists all genes covered in the text by chapter. Faculty resources, case studies, and downloadable full-color images will be available on connection.LWW.com/go/westman.

Category : Medical
Editor : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199705474
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 1536
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Genomics and Health in the Developing World provides detailed and comprehensive coverage of population structures, human genomics, and genome variation--with particular emphasis on medical and health issues--in the emerging economies and countries of the developing world. With sections dedicated to fundamtals of genetics and genomics, epidemiology of human disease, biomarkers, comparative genomics, developments in translational genomic medicine, current and future health strategies related to genetic disease, and pertinent legislative and social factors, this volume highlights the importance of utilizing genetics/genomics knowledge to promote and achieve optimal health in the developing world. Grouped by geographic region, the chapters in this volume address: - Inherited disorders in the developing world, including a thorough look at genetic disorders in minority groups of every continent - The progress of diagnostic laboratory genetic testing, prenatal screening, and genetic counseling worldwide - Rising ethical and legal concerns of medical genetics in the developing world - Social, cultural, and religious issues related to genetic diseases across continents Both timely and vastly informative, this book is a unique and comprehensive resource for genetists, clinicians, and public health professionals interested in the social, ethical, economic, and legal matters associated with medical genetics in the developing world.

Category : Medical
Editor : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9780470454411
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 304
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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recognized genomics as a priority area in public health education. To help public health students and professionals achieve proficiency in the language of genetics and attain genomics competencies delineated by the CDC, this book offers an introduction to basic molecular genetics and discusses the relevance of genomics to such key public health issues as environmental health, ethnic health disparities, health policy and law, research ethics, maternal and child health, clinical preventive medicine, health behavior, health economics, and communicable disease control. Presented in a context that is easy to understand, the book serves as an accessible portal of entry into the world of public health genomics.

Category : Medical
Editor : Wiley-Liss
ISBN : UOM:39015050314163
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 500
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With the advent of genetic engineering and mapping of the human genome, public awareness concerning the contributions that genetic disorders make to illness or death has increased significantly. The fields of human and medical genetics have continued to expand and offer new ways of understanding, preventing, and managing patients with genetic disorders. At the core of the genetic approach are the ideas of anticipation and prevention, which are essential for modern medical practice. Clinical Genetics: A Short Course explains the importance of being able to anticipate disease based on individual characteristics or a family history, and then providing the necessary measures to forestall further complications. Each informative chapter commences with a case presentation and an explanation of medical terms. As the book progresses and new concepts are introduced, each case is updated. Clinical Genetics clarifies that, although individual genetic disease may be rare, it is an inescapable part of medicine. Text contains: * Both basic principles and differential diagnosis and management * Case-oriented problems, including answers and solutions * Over 300 illustrations to clarify clinical cases * Actual patient material * Glossary of genetic and medical terminology Clinical Genetics: A Short Course emphasizes clinical, rather than traditional human genetics, and is a vital resource for medical, clinical, and human geneticists, as well as other health care professionals.