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Author Lea, Dale Halsey.
Title Genetics in clinical practice : new directions for nursing and health care / Dale Halsey Lea, Jean F. Jenkins, Clair A. Francomano.
Imprint Boston : Jones and Bartlett, 1998.

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Author Lea, Dale Halsey.
Subject Medical genetics.
Allied health personnel.
Genetic Techniques.
Genetic Therapy.
Genetic Counseling.
Alt Name Jenkins, Jean F.
Francomano, Clair A.
Description 1 online resource (300 pages cm)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Self-Awareness Activity: Preparation -- Ch. 1. The Human Genome Project -- Ch. 2. Genetics and Health Care -- Ch. 3. The Scientific Basis of Genetics -- Ch. 4. Integrating Genetics into Nursing Practice -- Ch. 5. What to Expect from Genetic Counseling -- Ch. 6. The Process of Genetic Testing for Nurses and Their Patients -- Ch. 7. The Genetic Basis of Cancer -- Ch. 8. Cancer-Risk Assessment and Counseling -- Ch. 9. Ethics, Genetics, and Nursing Practice -- Ch. 10. Future Directions -- App. A. Case Studies for Critical Thinking and Discussion -- App. B. Social Policy Papers: Selected References -- App. C. Resources for Nurses and Their Patients -- App. D. Selected National Human Genome Research Institute Factsheets -- Self-Awareness Activity: Reflection.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 0585260486 (electronic bk.)
9780585260488 (electronic bk.)
9780763705428 (pbk.)
OCLC # 45730870
Additional Format Print version: Lea, Dale Halsey. Genetics in clinical practice. Boston : Jones and Bartlett, 1998 076370542X (DLC) 98010873 (OCoLC)38289132
Table of Contents
 Self-Awareness Activity: Preparation 
Ch. 1The Human Genome Project1
Ch. 2Genetics and Health Care15
Ch. 3The Scientific Basis of Genetics27
Ch. 4Integrating Genetics into Nursing Practice71
Ch. 5What to Expect from Genetic Counseling109
Ch. 6The Process of Genetic Testing for Nurses and Their Patients145
Ch. 7The Genetic Basis of Cancer177
Ch. 8Cancer-Risk Assessment and Counseling193
Ch. 9Ethics, Genetics, and Nursing Practice221
Ch. 10Future Directions253
App. ACase Studies for Critical Thinking and Discussion265
App. BSocial Policy Papers: Selected References269
App. CResources for Nurses and Their Patients271
App. DSelected National Human Genome Research Institute Factsheets275
 Self-Awareness Activity: Reflection283

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