Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach – PDF

eBook details

  • Authors: G. Bradley Schaefer, James N. Thompson
  • File Size: 42 MB
  • Formats: PDF
  • Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
  • Publication Date: November 22, 2013
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00HNT7CX4
  • ISBN-10: 0071664386
  • ISBN-13: 9780071664387

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Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach – eBook PDF

A complete introductory textbook on how to include basic genetic principles into the practice of clinical medicine

Schaefer and Thompson’s Medical Genetics (ePub/PDF) is the first textbook to emphasize the everyday application of genetic assessment and its diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive consequences in clinical practice. It is aimed to be a text that you can use throughout medical school and refer back to when questions come up during residency and, eventually, practice. Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach is penned as a narrative where each chapter builds upon the base laid by prior ones. Chapters can also be used as stand-alone learning aids for particular topics. Taken as a whole, this timely ebook delivers a complete summary of genetics in medicine. You will find detailed, expert coverage of such main topics as:

  • Mutations
  • Cytogenetics
  • Genetic therapies
  • Mendelian inheritance
  • Disorders of organelles
  • Genetic testing and screening
  • The structure and function of genes
  • Key genetic diseases, disorders, and syndromes

Every chapter of Medical Genetics is logically organized into three sections:

  1. Background and Systems – Features the basic genetic principles needed to understand the medical application
  2. Case Study Application – Includes case study examples to illustrate how basic principles apply to real-world patent care
  3. Medical Genetics – Includes all the pertinent information necessary to create a strong knowledge base for being successful on every stage of the USMLE

Today, with every module of health care delivery requiring a working knowledge of basic genetic principles, Medical Genetics is a true must-have for every clinician.

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