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By G. Bradley Schaefer,James N. Thompson Jr.

A entire introductory textual content on how you can combine simple genetic rules into the perform of medical medicine

Medical Genetics is the 1st textual content to target the typical software of genetic review and its diagnostic, healing, and preventive implications in scientific perform. it really is meant to be a textual content so that you can use all through scientific institution and refer again to while questions come up in the course of residency and, ultimately, perform. Medical Genetics is written as a story the place each one bankruptcy builds upon the root laid via earlier ones. Chapters is also used as stand-alone studying aids for particular themes. Taken as a complete, this well timed ebook can provide an entire evaluate of genetics in medication. you'll find in-depth, professional insurance of such key issues as:

  • The constitution and serve as of genes
  • Cytogenetics
  • Mendelian inheritance
  • Mutations
  • Genetic trying out and screening
  • Genetic therapies
  • Disorders of organelles
  • Key genetic illnesses, issues, and syndromes

Each bankruptcy of Medical Genetics is logically prepared into 3 sections:

  1. Background and structures – contains the fundamental genetic rules had to comprehend the clinical application
  2. Medical Genetics – includes all of the pertinent details essential to construct a robust wisdom base for being profitable on each step of the USMLE
  3. Case research software – contains case examine examples to demonstrate how simple ideas observe to real-world patent care

Today, with each section of wellbeing and fitness care supply requiring a operating wisdom of center genetic rules, Medical Genetics is a real must-read for each clinician.

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