Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics

ISBN-10: 0443100454
ISBN-13: 9780443100451
Edition: 12th 2004 (Revised)
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Description: This highly popular textbook of medical genetics covers both the scientific basis and clinical applications of genetics. It remains well written and easy to understandtwo of its key strengths for 35 years. For this new edition, the content has been  More...

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Book details

List price: $58.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

This highly popular textbook of medical genetics covers both the scientific basis and clinical applications of genetics. It remains well written and easy to understandtwo of its key strengths for 35 years. For this new edition, the content has been thoroughly updated to keep abreast of this fast-changing area, including molecular genetics, DNA technology, and ethics. It also features a new self-testing section, new clinical examples, and updated and improved clinical photographs. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in print and online! Perform rapid searches. Integrate bonus content from other disciplines. Download text to your handheld device. And a lot more. Each STUDENT CONSULT title comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, USMLE style questions, and online note-taking to enhance your learning experience. Is a well-established classic in genetics that has been regularly updated over the past 35 years. Offers a comprehensive, clinically relevant overview of the field with clear, concise text. Features Elements boxes at the end of the chapter that provide a bulleted chapter overview for the reader. Depicts rare diseases with a genetic basis in high-quality color and black-and-white photographs. Your purchase of this book entitles you to access www.studentconsult.com at no extra charge. This innovative web site offers you... Access to the complete text and illustrations of this book. Integration links to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles. Content clipping for your handheld. An interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources. The more STUDENT CONSULT titles you buy, the more resources you can access online! Look for the STUDENT CONSULT logo on your favorite Elsevier textbooks! Reflects the latest developments in genetics, including molecular genetics, DNA technology, pharmacogenetics, cancer genetics, risk calculation, the Human Genome project, and ethics. Provides clinical examples throughout the text. Presents a new section that offers advice on using the Internet for further genetic research. Features a new self-assessment section, including multiple-choice and case-based review questions.

Principles of Human Genetics
The history and impact of genetics in medicine
The cellular and molecular basis of inheritance
Chromosomes and cell division
DNA technology and applications
Developmental genetics
Patterns of inheritance
Mathematical and population genetics
Polygenic and multifactorial inheritance
Genetics in Medicine
Haemaoglobin and the haemoglobinopathies
Biochemical genetics
Pharmacogenetics
Immunogenetics
The genetics of cancer
Genetic factors in common diseases
Genetics and congenital abnormalities
Clinical Genetics
Genetic counseling
Chromosome disorders
Single gene disorders
Carrier detection and presymptomatic diagnosis
Risk calculation
Prenatal diagnosis of genetic disease
Population screening and community genetics
The human genome project, treatment of genetic disease and gene therapy
Ethical issues in medical genetics
Appendix: Advice on using the Internet for further genetics research
Glossary

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