Genetics and genomics in nursing and health care / Theresa A. Beery, M. Linda Workman, Julia A. Eggert
- DNA structure and function -- Protein synthesis -- Genetic influences on cell division, cell differentiation, and gametogenesis -- Patterns of inheritance -- Epigenetic influences on gene expression -- Autosomal inheritance and disorders -- Sex chromosome and mitochondrial inheritance disorders -- Family history and pedigree construction -- Congenital anomalies, basic dysmorphology, and genetic assessment -- Enzyme and collagen disorders -- Common childhood-onset genetic disorders -- Common adult-onset genetic disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders -- The genetics of cancer -- Genetic contributions to psychiatric and behavioral disorder -- Genetic and genomic testing -- Assessing genomic variation in drug response -- Health professionals and genomic care -- Financial, ethical, legal, and social considerations -- Genetic and genomic variation.
- "Confidently tackle the basics of genetic inheritance, the influence of somatic and germline mutations, the multifactorial relationship of gene-environment interactions, and the foundation of ethical behavior. Everyday language makes these often-intimidating topics easy to undersatnd, while clearly defined principles, logical explanations, illustrations, tables, and clinical examples ensure you master the material"--
- 9780803660830 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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