Peter D. Turnpenny, Sian Ellard
Elsevier; 15th edition (February 7; 2017)
Everything any college student needs to know about medical genetics is here in the Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics 15th edition of this award-winning etextbook. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout to map a fast-moving area; the latest 15th edition continues Emery’s enviable reputation for successfully balancing up-to-dateness in a rapidly developing field with a strong basis in practical clinical genetics for medical students. With Case-Based Review Questions and MCQs; end of chapter summaries and convenient online access; it is the essential tool for this complex but foundational topic for all medical postgraduates; as well as undergraduates seeking to improve their understanding and knowledge.
Divided into 3 restructured sections to make the PDF ebook easier to use for a variety of readers: Genetics in Medicine; Scientific Basis of Human Genetics; and Genomic Medicine; Clinical Genetics; Counselling and Ethics
•Interactive self-assessment questions
•Online hyperlinks to important genetics websites and clinical databases.
•Update of clinical figures to include more full-colour images
•Full colour art to visualise the appearance of genetic disorders and assist with the understanding of complex genetic structures
•Explore the social; ethical and counselling issues surrounding the study and treatment of genetic disorders.
•Elements boxes at the end of each chapter summarizing the basics at a glance.
•An extensive glossary of terms