Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach

Download Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach written by G. Bradley Schaefer, James N. Thompson in PDF format. This book is under the category Genetics and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 71664386/9780071664387. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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G. Bradley Schaefer, James N. Thompson


McGraw-Hill Education / Medical




384 pages









Book Description

A complete introductory textbook on how to include basic genetic principles into the practice of clinical medicine

Schaefer and Thompson’s Medical Genetics (ePub/PDF) is the first textbook to emphasize the everyday application of genetic assessment and its diagnostic; therapeutic; and preventive consequences in clinical practice. It is aimed to be a text that you can use throughout medical school and refer back to when questions come up during residency and; eventually; practice. Medical Genetics: An Integrated Approach is penned as a narrative where each chapter builds upon the base laid by prior ones. Chapters can also be used as stand-alone learning aids for particular topics. Taken as a whole; this timely ebook delivers a complete summary of genetics in medicine. You will find detailed; expert coverage of such main topics as:

  • Mutations
  • Cytogenetics
  • Genetic therapies
  • Mendelian inheritance
  • Disorders of organelles
  • Genetic testing and screening
  • The structure and function of genes
  • Key genetic diseases; disorders; and syndromes

Every chapter of Medical Genetics is logically organized into three sections:

  1. Background and Systems – Features the basic genetic principles needed to understand the medical application
  2. Case Study Application – Includes case study examples to illustrate how basic principles apply to real-world patent care
  3. Medical Genetics – Includes all the pertinent information necessary to create a strong knowledge base for being successful on every stage of the USMLE

Today; with every module of health care delivery requiring a working knowledge of basic genetic principles; Medical Genetics is a true must-have for every clinician.

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