Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine , 8th Edition

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By Robert L. Nussbaum, MD, FACP, FACMG, Roderick R. McInnes, CM, MD, PhD, FRS(C), FCAHS, FCCMG and Huntington F Willard, PhD
ISBN
9781437706963
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Publication Date
21-05-2015
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  • Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
  • Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. 
  • Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.

Updated to reflect the newest changes in genetics, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine returns as one of the most favored texts in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field. By integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics, this medical reference book utilizes a variety of learning tools to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders.


Key Features
  • Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
  • Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. 
  • Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781437706963
Author Informaiton By Robert L. Nussbaum, MD, FACP, FACMG, Holly Smith Chair of Medicine and Science, Professor of Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics and Pathology, Department of Medicine and Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roderick R. McInnes, CM, MD, PhD, FRS(C), FCAHS, FCCMG, Alva Chair in Human Genetics, Canada Research Chair in Neurogenetics, Professor of Human Genetics and Biochemistry, Director, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada and Huntington F Willard, PhD, President and Director, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and, Professor of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Pp Authortext Nussbaum, McInnes & Willard
New to this Edition
  • Immerse yourself in updated graphics, full-color text, illustrations, line diagrams, and clinical photos of genetic diseases.
  • Explore the latest genetic content available in order to remain up to date on the most current trends in the field.
  • Take advantage of a double-page clinical case study section that demonstrates and reinforces general principles of disease inheritance, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, and counseling.
  • Enhance your critical thinking skills and better retain information. Each chapter ends with up to 5 quick genetic "problems" related to what has just been reviewed, with answers provided in the back of the book.
  • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. You'll also access USMLE-style and multiple choice questions.
Published Reviews

"This eighth edition is masterfully written by Nussbaum, McInnes, and Willard. Widely known as Thompson and Thompson, this is an instrumental book in the field."

-Luis F. Escobar, MD, MS (St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center) Doody's Score: 100 - 5 Stars!

Table of Content

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Introduction to the Human Genome

Chapter 3 The Human Genome: Gene Structure and Function

Chapter 4 Human Genetic Diversity: Mutation and Polymorphism

Chapter 5 Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics and Genome Analysis

Chapter 6 The Chromosomal and Genomic Basis of Disease: Disorders of the Autosomes and Sex Chromosomes

Chapter 7 Patterns of Single-Gene Inheritance

Chapter 8 Complex Inheritance of Common Multifactorial Disorders

Chapter 9 Genetic Variation in Populations

Chapter 10 Identifying the Genetic Basis for Human Disease

Chapter 11 The Molecular Basis of Genetic Disease

Chapter 12 The Molecular, Biochemical, and Cellular Basis of Genetic Disease

Chapter 13 The Treatment of Genetic Disease

Chapter 14 Developmental Genetics and Birth Defects

Chapter 15 Cancer Genetics and Genomics

Chapter 16 Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling

Chapter 17 Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening

Chapter 18 Application of Genomics to Medicine and Personalized Health Care

Chapter 19 Ethical and Social Issues in Genetics and Genomics

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E-SBN 9780323392044
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 21-05-2015
Pages 548
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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