Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics

G. Bradley Schaefer


A entire introductory textual content on tips on how to combine simple genetic rules into the perform of medical medicine

Medical Genetics is the 1st textual content to target the typical software of genetic overview and its diagnostic, healing, and preventive implications in medical perform. it's meant to be a textual content so you might use all through scientific college and refer again to while questions come up in the course of residency and, finally, perform. Medical Genetics is written as a story the place each one bankruptcy builds upon the root laid by means of prior ones. Chapters is usually used as stand-alone studying aids for particular subject matters. Taken as a complete, this well timed booklet supplies an entire review of genetics in medication. you can find in-depth, professional assurance of such key subject matters as:

  • The constitution and serve as of genes
  • Cytogenetics
  • Mendelian inheritance
  • Mutations
  • Genetic trying out and screening
  • Genetic cures
  • Disorders of organelles
  • Key genetic ailments, problems, and syndromes

Each bankruptcy of Medical Genetics is logically geared up into 3 sections:

  1. Background and structures – comprises the fundamental genetic rules had to comprehend the scientific program
  2. Medical Genetics – includes all of the pertinent details essential to construct a robust wisdom base for being profitable on each step of the USMLE
  3. Case learn program – comprises case research examples to demonstrate how simple ideas practice to real-world patent care

Today, with each part of healthiness care supply requiring a operating wisdom of middle genetic ideas, Medical Genetics is a real must-read for each clinician.

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