Book Name: Essentials of medical genetics for nursing and health professionals : an interprofessional approach
Author: Gunder McClary, Laura M.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1 edition
File size: 27 MB
File format: PDF,EPUB
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Principles of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Other Health Professionals: An Interprofessional Strategy is a succinct introduction to genetics clinically relevant to nursing students in addition to pupils in other health care professions. The text uses an accelerated method of knowing the principles of genetics, and even those who have limited understanding on the subject will probably find this a valuable source. The material is aligned to the ANA’s Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies and starts with an overview of DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, chromosomes, and inheritance patterns. Additionally, it requires a medical focus on particular diseases and types of disease processes. Each disease chapter concentrates on the molecular basis of this disease, the symptoms and signs of this disorder, surveillance recommendations, treatment options for the disorder, and other ailments. Coverage of diagnostic methods, embryology and teratogens, diagnostic methods for genetic testing, esophageal cancer, genetics counselling and the moral, legal, and societal problems that surround human genetics and genomics can also be included.