Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy: An Introduction to Public Health Genetics

Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy: An Introduction to Public Health Genetics

by Alison Stewart, Philippa Brice, Hilary Burton, Paul Pharoah, Simon Sanderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521529077

ISBN-13: 9780521529075

Pub. Date: 06/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy is an introduction to the new discipline of public health genetics. It brings together the insights of genetic and molecular science as a means of protecting and improving the health of the population. This book sets out the basic principles of public health genetics for a wide audience of readers from those providing health

Overview

Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy is an introduction to the new discipline of public health genetics. It brings together the insights of genetic and molecular science as a means of protecting and improving the health of the population. This book sets out the basic principles of public health genetics for a wide audience of readers from those providing health care to those involved in establishing health policy. It provides one-stop introductory coverage of this rapidly developing and multidisciplinary field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529075
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Genetic science and technology; 3. Fundamentals of genetic epidemiology; 4. Genetics in medicine; 5. Genetics in health services; 6. Ethical, legal and social issues; 7. Policy for genetic science.

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