Medical Genetics for the Modern Clinician

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 196 pages

Medical Genetics for the Modern Clinician is a concise, clinically oriented introductory genetics text for medical and allied health students, residents, and clinicians. The book focuses sharply on concepts that are most applicable to clinical practice.

Ethics sections in each chapter discuss ethical issues facing today's practitioner, such as counseling, risk assessment, and testing. More than 120 illustrations help students visualize concepts. Each chapter ends with USMLE-style review questions.

Appendices include a glossary and a Table of Genes that lists all genes covered in the text by chapter. Faculty resources, case studies, and downloadable full-color images will be available on connection.LWW.com/go/westman.

 

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Contents

Preface Vii
1
USMLESTYLE QUESTIONS
7
MEIOSIS
14
TECHNIQUES IN MOLECULAR CYTOGENETICS
21
STRUCTURAL ABNORMALITIES
29
USMLESTYLE QUESTIONS
36
Gene Structure
39
Genetic Imprinting
49
HARDYWEINBERG EQUILIBRIUM
82
VARIATIONS IN RECESSIVE PHENOTYPES
93
FALSE PATERNITY
99
ONCOGENES
105
USMLESTYLE QUESTIONS
117
Developmental Genetics
135
Individualized Medicine
149
USMLESTYLE QUESTIONS
162

USMLESTYLE QUESTIONS
55
DNA REPAIR MECHANISMS
70
Observation of Phenotypes
77
Table of Genes Referenced
181
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