Children with Disabilities: A Medical Primer

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P.H. Brookes Publishing Company, 1992 - Education - 664 pages
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The revised edition of Children with handicaps (1986) presents thorough, authoritative chapters on the basics of chromosomes, heredity, prenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy, growth before birth, and the first weeks of life, and continues with in-depth, yet accessible coverage of all types of disabilities and their management. Useful to a wide audience of professionals and parents, and impressive in its scope and conciseness. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Understanding Your Chromosomes
1
A Toss of the Dice
11
Birth Defects Prenatal Diagnosis
23
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Mark Batshaw is the "Fight for Children" Chair of Academic Medicine and Chief Academic Officer at the Children's National Medical Center and Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C.

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