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Genetics : A Guide for Students and Practitioners of Nursing and Health Care 2ed

by Karen Vipond Lantern Publishing
Pub Date:
07/2013
ISBN:
9781908625151
Format:
Pbk 256 pages
Price:
AU$45.99 NZ$46.95
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
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From theForeword by Candy Cooley: and #x201C;What a delight it is and #x2026; to read abook which takes complex scientific concepts and ensures they areunderstandable by all. and #x201D; With activities and answers, reflectionpoints and a glossary, this interactive textbook supports the and #x2018;Fit for Practicein the Genetics Era and #x2019; competence framework, offering an introduction to thetheory of genetics and then using common genetic conditions/disorders as casestudies to help students apply theory to practice and examine the service userexperience. Genetics is written by an experiencedteacher of health care sciences and is ideal for students of nursing, healthcare and for a wide range of health care practitioners. and #x2022;Cell and DNAstructure and #x2022; Down and #x2019;s Syndrome and #x2022;Inheritance and #x2022; Sickle Cell Anaemia and #x2022;Pedigreetesting and #x2022;Huntington and #x2019;s Disease and #x2022;Cancergenetics and #x2022; Cystic Fibrosis and #x2022;Geneticcounselling and #x2022; MuscularDystrophy From lecturerreviews: and #x201C;A well written and nicely laidout genetics text at an appropriate level for adult nursing students. and #x201D; and #x201C;Fabuloustext, student friendly. and #x201D;

1 Basic cell biology 2 Inheritance 3 Autosomal recessive and dominantinheritance 4 Sex-linked inheritance 5 Two or more genes 6 Mutations 7 Pedigree analysis 8 Clinical applications 9 Cancer genetics 10 Genetic counselling