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- Springer 2005; US$ 319.00
Incorporating clinical photographs of patients, this work illustrates selected genetic disorders and congenital malformations. It provides an outline of each disorder describing the genetic/basic defects, clinical features, diagnostic investigations, and genetic counseling including recurrence risk, prenatal diagnosis, and management. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 119.00
Introduces an approach that makes it possible to identify the genetic basis for differences in physiologic or pathologic responses among inbred mouse strains. This book focuses on haplotype-based computational genetic analysis method and its application to inbred mouse strains. It reviews murine models of asthma, lung disease, and others. more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 15.95
The genetic revolution has provided incredibly valuable information about our DNA, information that can be used to benefit and inform?but also to judge, discriminate, and abuse. An essential reference for living in today's world, this book gives the background information critical to understanding how genetics is now affecting our everyday lives. Written... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 49.00
This report presents the results of a survey of over 800 genetic testing laboratory directors in 18 OECD countries. It provides the first detailed overview of the availability and extent of molecular genetic testing across OECD member countries. The survey allowed the OECD to compare practices in individual countries in order to inform international... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 239.00
Cytogenetics is a very important research tool in basic and applied research. The uses of cytogenetics in human-population monitoring, in biological dosimetry in radiation accidents and in astronauts and as a predictive measure of cancer are topics discussed in this book. The book will help the reader to better understand cytogenetics and the intricacies... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 169.00
Oxidants, like other aspects of life, involves tradeoffs. Oxidants, whether intentionally produced or by-products of normal metabolism can either mediate a variety of critical biological processes but when present inappropriately cause extensive damage to biological molecules (DNA, proteins, and lipids). These effects can lead to either damage that... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 100.00
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... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 75.00
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. REFRESH YOUR GENETIC KNOWLEDGE AND ENHANCE YOUR PATIENT CARE. We now know that genetic factors can cause disease or affect an individual's susceptibility or resistance to disorders and even to treatment. To provide the best nursing care, it is therefore essential that practitioners and students have a basic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 158.00
Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent suffering and open up new reproductive options. Raz's study focuses on the interplay of community genetics... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
This book was written to help you avoid heart disease and PBS. If it's already too late to avoid these problems, this book can help you recover. The first few chapters explain how common germs cause heart disease and raise cortisol levels. Beginning with Chapter 6, the emphasis shifts toward cortisol-related illnesses: high blood pressure, obesity,... more...