Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 3rd

Authors/Editor: Lashley, Felissa R.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612366-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 70

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The third edition of this award-winning text provides new and updated knowledge about genetics issues relevant to nursing practice.

Read in sequence or used as a reference, this is a comprehensive overview of how genetics affetcs the care that nurses provide. In addition to a summary of basic human genetics and discussion of the Human Genome Project, this new edition includes the latest research findings and implications about inheritance, major genetic disorders (cytogenetics or chromosomal, inherited biochemical, and congenital anomalies), and genetics in twin studies. A consideration of the ethical impact of genetics on society and future generations, as well as information on assisted reproduction round out the overview.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lashley, Felissa R.
ISBN: 978-0-82-612366-4
Specialty:
Advanced Practice
Language: English
Edition: 3rd
Pages: 584
Year: 2005
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 70

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