Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice

Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice

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Designated a Doody's Core Title!. The third edition of this award-winning text provides new and updated knowledge about genetics issues relevant to nursing practice. Read in sequence or used as a reference, this is a comprehensive overview of how genetics affetcs the care that nurses provide. In addition to a summary of basic human genetics and discussion of the Human Genome Project, this new edition includes the latest research findings and implications about inheritance, major genetic disorders (cytogenetics or chromosomal, inherited biochemical, and congenital anomalies), and genetics in twin studies. A consideration of the ethical impact of genetics on society and future generations, as well as information on assisted reproduction round out the overview. Includes over 100 illustrations and photos of specific genetic disorders; tables and figures on the distribution of disease; and an extensive appendix listing associations, organizations, and websites relevant to genetics.;. This is the definitive nursing text on genetics. No where else can the nurse find a more comprehensive, evidence-based source of current genetic information and nursing management of the individual with a genetic condition, which also includes ethical, legal, family, and future considerations.---. Wendy M. Nehring, RN, PhD, FAAN, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the Graduate Programs. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey College of NursingContact should be maintained over a long period of time with such families to reinforce counseling and answer questions. ... of second-hand smoke; a€c reinforcement of avoiding smoking as the child enters late childhood and early adolescence; a€c the avoidance ... in sawmills), hair sprays, or in any chemical industry where they might be exposed to hepatotoxins or noxious chemical irritants; ... child with congenital liver disease progressing to cirrhosis is currently estimated at 1% to 2%.

Title:Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice
Author:Felissa R. Lashley
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2005-01-01


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