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Elsevier Health Sciences
Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics / Edition 15

Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics / Edition 15

by Peter D Turnpenny BSc MB ChB DRCOG DCH FRCP FRCPCH FRCPath FHEA, Sian Ellard BSc, PhD, FRCPath, OBE
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ISBN-13: 9780702066856
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/07/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 751,531
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents



1 The history and impact of genetics in medicine

A. The Scientific Basis of Human Genetics

2 The cellular and molecular basis of inheritance

3 Chromosomes and cell division

4 Finding the cause of monogenic disorders by identifying disease genes

5 Laboratory techniques for diagnosis of monogenic disorders

6 Patterns of inheritance

7 Population and mathematical genetics

8 Risk calculation

9 Developmental genetics

B. Genetics in Medicine and Genomic Medicine

10 Common disease, polygenic and multifactorial genetics

11 Screening for genetic disease

12 Hemoglobin and hemoglobinopathies

13 Immunogenetics

14 The genetics of cancer … and cancer genetics

15 Pharmacogenetics, personalised medicine, and the treatment of genetic disease

C. Clinical Genetics, Counseling and Ethics

16 Congenital abnormalities, dysmorphic syndromes, and learning disability

17 Chromosome disorders

18 Inborn errors of metabolism

19 Mainstream monogenic disorders

20 Prenatal testing and reproductive genetics

21 Genetic counseling

22 Ethical and legal issues in medical genetics


Appendix of websites


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MCQ Answers

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