Nursing Care in the Genomic Era A Case-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0763733253
ISBN-13: 9780763733254
Edition: 2005
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Description: Nursing Care in the Genomic Era consists of core competencies in genetics, interwoven with stories that highlight a particular condition and the related biological, personal, and psychosocial issues.

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List price: $119.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 11/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 411
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Nursing Care in the Genomic Era consists of core competencies in genetics, interwoven with stories that highlight a particular condition and the related biological, personal, and psychosocial issues.

Foreword
Introduction: Why is genomics important for nurses to utilize in their practice?
Connecting Genomics to Biology
Introduction: Genetics Old and New
Elucidating the Structure and Function of the Human Genome
Human Genome Discoveries
Chromosomes, Genes, and DNA: Basic Human Genetics Terminology
DNA and RNA: How Proteins Are Made
Genetic Variation and Basic Patterns of Inheritance
New Genomics and Biology
Nursing Implications: The Importance of Family History in Assessment, Planning, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Summary
Chapter Activities
Connecting Genomics to Practice
Family History as a Tool
Variation in the Human Genome
Family History Tools
Ethical Issues and Family History
Genetics and Genomics in Practice
Resources for Public Information
Summary
Chapter Activities
Connecting Genomics to Health Benefits
Introduction
Genetic Approaches to Prevention and Early Detection
Genetic Testing
Disease and Drug Response
Therapeutic Approaches
Health Modifiers
Conveying Genetic Risk Information
Monitoring for Residual Disease and Medical Surveillance
Health Care Resources and Systems
Summary
Chapter Activities
Connecting Genomics to Health Benefits: Genetic Testing
Introduction
Genetic Testing: What it is and How it is Used Clinically
Genetic Testing Defined
Types of Genetic Testing
Clinical Genetic Tests
Research Genetic Tests
Oversight of Genetic Testing
Information Provided by Genetic Testing
Clinical Uses of Genetic Testing: Newborn Screening, Carrier Testing, Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis
Newborn Screening
Family Education and Support
Carrier Testing
Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis
Potential Risk of Genetic Testing
Cultural and Economic Issues and Genetic Testing
Summary
Chapter Activities
Connecting Genomics to Health Outcomes: Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics
Introduction
Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics
Genetic Mechanisms and Variable Drug Response
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics
Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
Gene-Environment Interactions and Clinical Interventions
Nursing Implications
Nursing Roles
Ethical and Societal Issues
Summary
Chapter Activities
Putting the Pieces Together: How I Learned of the Genetic Condition in My Family
Introduction
Indications for Making a Genetics Referral: Putting the Pieces Together
A Nursing Framework for Making a Genetics Referral
Nursing Assessments and Genetic Referrals
Finding Peer Support
Summary
Chapter Activities
Commentary: "Breaking the News" Talking with Parents about Their Child's Birth Defect or Genetic Condition, Physician, Alan Guttmacher, MD
Finding What I Need
Introduction
How Genetics Professionals Became a Part of My Life
Genetics Counseling and Evaluation: What Is It and Who Are the Providers?
Genetics Specialists: Who They are and What They Do
Nursing and Genetic Education and Counseling
Future Models for Genetic Counseling and Evaluation
Summary
Chapter Activities
Commentary: Without a Bigger Team, Our "Genomics" Cup Will Runneth Over, Genetic Counselor, Don Hadley, MS, OGC
Transitions and New Understandings: How Genetics Has Transformed My Life
Introduction: The Impact of Genetic Information
Transitions and New Understandings: Genetics and My Personal Life
Before Testing: How I Coped
To Test or Not To Test
How My Test Result Affected Me
More Decisions: Sharing My Genetic Information
New Roles and Relationships: Genetics and My Family
Nursing Implications
Summary
Chapter Activities
Commentary: The Role of the Psychologist in Genetics Clinical Care, Psychologist, Andrea Farkas Patenaude, PhD
Connecting Genomics to Society
Introduction
Genomic Data and Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
Genomics and the Concept of "Self"
Genomics and the Family: Traits and Behaviors
Genomics and Community Identity
Genomics, Race, Ethnicity, and Research
Ethical Boundaries and Use of Genomics
Translation of Research to Policy: Integration of Genetics and Genomics
Implications for Nursing: Transcultural Nursing
Chapter Activities
Connecting Genomics to Society: Spirituality and Religious Traditions
Introduction
Genomics and the Concept of Normal: What is Normal?
Genomics and the Concept of Soul: When Does Life Begin?
Genomics and Identity: What Does It Mean to Be Human?
Religious Boundaries and Use of Genomics: What Can We Do? What Should We Do?
Gene Therapy: Is It All in the Genes?
Cloning
Stem Cell Research
Translation of Religion to Policy: Integration of Genetics and Genomics
Implications for Nursing: Spirituality in Care
How Then Should We Face the Future?
Chapter Activities
My Hopes and Fears: How I Feel about Genetic Research
Introduction
Genetic Research
Genetc Testing Research
Genetic Mapping Research
Treatment Research: Clinical Trials
Pharmacogenetic Research
Ethical and Social Considerations with Genetic Testing and Treatment Research
Genetics Research and Racially or Ethnically Diverse Populations
Genetic Testing and Community Research
Summary: Implications for Nurses
Chapter Activities
Braving New Frontiers: What Is My Future with My Genetic Condition?
Introduction
Profound Change
Power
Possibilities
Policy
Patience
Persuaded
Professionals
Public Perception
Public Health
Preventive
Predictive
Perplexities
Performance
Promise
Priorities
Passionate
Chapter Activities
Commentary: Kevin Lewis, Chairman of the Board, Colon Cancer Alliance
Integration of Genomics to Improve Health Care
Introduction
Research Advances and Integration of Genomics into Health Care
HapMap
Genomics and Future Applications
Genomics and Nursing Practice: Expanding Roles for Nurses
Educating Nurses to Face the Challenge
Research Directions
Moving Forward
Chapter Activities
Commentary: Summary of the Contribution of the Credentialing Process to Assurance of Quality Nursing Care That Integrates Genetics/Genomics, Rita Black Monsen, DSN, MPH, RN
Genomics Resources for Nurses
The Nursing Workforce
Nurses and Genomics Resources
Professional Nursing Societies: Genetics Resources for Nurses
New Information Technologies and Genomics Resources
Chapter Activities
Addendum: NCHPEG Competencies
Purpose
Implementation
Recommendations
References
Acknowledgments
NCHPEG Member Organizations
Index

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