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  • Genetic Testingby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Oxidants in Biologyby Giuseppe Valacchi; Paul Davis

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Chromosomal Alterationsby Günter Obe; Dr. Vijayalaxmi

    Springer 2007; US$ 309.00

    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...

  • Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practiceby Felissa R. Lashley

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practiceby Felissa R. Lashley

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • Community Genetics and Genetic Alliancesby Aviad E. Raz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Complexity and Medicineby Michael Alexander; Colin James Alexander

    Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    Thorough and unique, this record focuses on developing strategies for the prevention of noninfectious diseases. Discussing a number of ailments—including, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, asthma, and varicose veins—this meticulous account utilizes chaos theory and complexity theory to... more...

  • Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populationsby Ahmad S. Teebi

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    Arab populations have their 'own' genetic disorders, both universal and particular. Genetic diversity within these source populations, along with the fact that the rates of inbreeding are often high and family sizes are often large, constitute conditions that facilitate the emergence and detection of phenotypes explained notably by autosomal... more...

  • Practical Genetic Counselling 7th Editionby Peter S. Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    'Easy to use, and useful when kept close at hand in the room where you work. The book is a pleasure to read: the style elegant and authoritative.' Lancet '...this book is a wonderful reference to enable primary physicians to be informed about their patients.' Annals of Internal Medicine Universally used across the world by genetic counsellors,... more...

  • Germ Theoryby Natalie Goldstein

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Since humankind's earliest days, the rise of civilization led to a huge increase in the number and types of diseases that afflict the human population. Early prevailing theories about the causes of and cures for disease included superstitious beliefs, the application of herbal remedies, and the well-meant but ultimately misguided humoral theory... more...