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Originally published under the title: Genetics in medicine / James S. Thompson and Margaret W. Thompson.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Robert L. Nussbaum
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2016-01-01
File: 546 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781437706963

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Updated to reflect the newest changes in genetics, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine returns as one of the most favored texts in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field. By integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics, this medical reference book utilizes a variety of learning tools to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders. Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics. Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos. Immerse yourself in updated graphics, full-color text, illustrations, line diagrams, and clinical photos of genetic diseases. Explore the latest genetic content available in order to remain up to date on the most current trends in the field. Take advantage of a double-page clinical case study section that demonstrates and reinforces general principles of disease inheritance, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, and counseling. Enhance your critical thinking skills and better retain information. Each chapter ends with up to 5 quick genetic "problems" related to what has just been reviewed, with answers provided in the back of the book.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Robert L. Nussbaum
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2015-04-28
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323392068

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Provides a readable and understandable review of the basic principles of medical genetics, including recent advances in molecular genetics and the clinical applications of this new knowledge for the diagnosis and management of genetic disorders. Now brought completely up to date, this edition has been extensively revised and includes new information on developmental defects, genetics of complex diseases, genetics of cancer, molecular and biochemical basis of genetics, and the human genome project. It also features an all-new set of 29 clinical cases with color photographs to assist students in relating basic genetics to clinical genetic disease.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Robert L. Nussbaum
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2004
File: 444 Pages
ISBN-13: 0721602444

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Genre: Human genetics
Author: James Scott Thompson
Publisher: Philadelphia ; Toronto : W.B. Saunders
Release: 1973
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015003775395

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Through six editions, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine has been a well-established favorite textbook on this fascinating and rapidly evolving field, integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders. The 7th edition incorporates the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, and much more. More than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos help you grasp complex concepts more easily. In addition to the book, you will also receive STUDENT CONSULT, enabling you to access the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go! Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics. Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos. Access the complete contents of the book online, fully searchable with STUDENT CONSULT. You'll find "Integration Links" to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · content clipping for handheld devices · an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources · quarterly updates on the material · USMLE questions · and much more!

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Genre: Medical
Author: Robert L. Nussbaum
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release: 2007
File: 585 Pages
ISBN-13: 1416030808

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BOOK EXCERPT:

Provides a readable and understandable review of the basic principles of medical genetics, including recent advances in molecular genetics and the clinical applications of this new knowledge for the diagnosis and management of genetic disorders. Now brought completely up to date, this edition has been extensively revised and includes new information on developmental defects, genetics of complex diseases, genetics of cancer, molecular and biochemical basis of genetics, and the human genome project. It also features an all-new set of 29 clinical cases with color photographs to assist students in relating basic genetics to clinical genetic disease.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Robert L. Nussbaum
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release: 2004
File: 444 Pages
ISBN-13: 0721602444

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BOOK EXCERPT:

Through six editions, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine has been a well-established favorite textbook on this fascinating and rapidly evolving field, integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders. The 7th edition incorporates the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, and much more. More than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos help you grasp complex concepts more easily. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics. Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Robert L. Nussbaum
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2007-08-01
File: 600 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781437700930

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A complete introductory text on how to integrate basic genetic principles into the practice of clinical medicine Medical Genetics is the first text to focus on the everyday application of genetic assessment and its diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive implications in clinical practice. It is intended to be a text that you can use throughout medical school and refer back to when questions arise during residency and, eventually, practice. Medical Genetics is written as a narrative where each chapter builds upon the foundation laid by previous ones. Chapters can also be used as stand-alone learning aids for specific topics. Taken as a whole, this timely book delivers a complete overview of genetics in medicine. You will find in-depth, expert coverage of such key topics as: The structure and function of genes Cytogenetics Mendelian inheritance Mutations Genetic testing and screening Genetic therapies Disorders of organelles Key genetic diseases, disorders, and syndromes Each chapter of Medical Genetics is logically organized into three sections: Background and Systems – Includes the basic genetic principles needed to understand the medical application Medical Genetics – Contains all the pertinent information necessary to build a strong knowledge base for being successful on every step of the USMLE Case Study Application – Incorporates case study examples to illustrate how basic principles apply to real-world patent care Today, with every component of health care delivery requiring a working knowledge of core genetic principles, Medical Genetics is a true must-read for every clinician.

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Genre: Medical
Author: G. Bradley Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release: 2013-11-22
File: 452 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780071819282

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Presents the classical principles of human genetics as applied to medicine as well as a new emphasis on molecular genetics and the treatment of genetic disease. Includes new, updated chapters on chromosomes, gene mapping and the human genome project, molecular basis of disease, and genetics of cancer. It presents three new appendices on chromosome banding ISCN diagrams, CHI square, and the Lod score table. Updated problems and answers are available for all chapters. An undergraduate textbook, it is also useful to health practitioners.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Margaret Wilson Thompson
Publisher: Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders Company
Release: 1991
File: 500 Pages
ISBN-13: MINN:31951D008648180

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The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling—now in a new edition First published in 1998, A Guide to Genetic Counseling quickly became a bestselling and widely recognized text, used nationally and internationally in genetic counseling training programs. Now in its eagerly anticipated Second Edition, it provides a thoroughly revised and comprehensive overview of genetic counseling, focusing on the components, theoretical framework, and unique approach to patient care that are the basis of this profession. The book defines the core competencies and covers the genetic counseling process from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing global professional issues—with an emphasis on describing fundamental principles and practices. Chapters are written by leaders in the field of genetic counseling and are organized to facilitate academic instruction and skill attainment. They provide the most up-to-date coverage of: The history and practice of genetic counseling Family history Interviewing Case preparation and management Psychosocial counseling Patient education Risk communication and decision-making Medical genetics evaluation Understanding genetic testing Medical documentation Multicultural counseling Ethical and legal issues Student supervision Genetic counseling research Professional development Genetics education and outreach Evolving roles and expanding opportunities Case examples A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition belongs on the syllabi of all medical and human genetics and genetic counseling training programs. It is an indispensable reference for both students and healthcare professionals working with patients who have or are at risk for genetic conditions.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Wendy R. Uhlmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2011-09-20
File: 644 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118210536

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