Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

Book - 2018
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F A Davis Co
  • Explains how to perform beginning genetic assessments, including the development of a three-generation pedigree for identification of genetic risks.
  • Focuses on the genetic factors influencing the most common health problems.
  • Organizes disorders using a lifespan approach.
  • Features content on clinical disorders, genetic testing, ethics, genetic discrimination, and the roles of healthcare professionals
  • Uses a consistent organization in every chapter that includes case presentations, clinical manifestations/assessment findings, interpretation of laboratory data, risks, potential complications, and nursing care needs.
  • Integrates online resources including National Human Genome Research Institute, Science Behind the News, and Genetest to help visualize the content.

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA :, F.D. Davis Company,, [2018]
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780803660830
Characteristics: xiii, 437 pages : illustrations


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