Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care
ISBN: 0803660839
EAN13: 9780803660830
Language: English
Publication Date: January 25, 2018
Pages: 456
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 9.21" L x 7.52" W
Weight: 1.68 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Explains how to perform beginning genetic assessments, including the development of a three-generation pedigree for identification of genetic risks. Focuses on the genetic factors influencing the most common health problems. Organizes disorders using a lifespan approach. Features content on clinical disorders, genetic testing, ethics, genetic discrimination, and the roles of healthcare professionals Uses a consistent organization in every chapter that includes case presentations, clinical manifestations/assessment findings, interpretation of laboratory data, risks, potential complications, and nursing care needs. Integrates online resources including National Human Genome Research Institute, Science Behind the News, and Genetest to help visualize the content.