Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
Text with Continually Updated Online Reference! The most definitive and trusted reference in medical genetics is back-complete with state-of-the-art web site! The fifth edition of this comprehensive yet practical resource emphasizes application as well as the theory of medical genetics across the full spectrum of inherited disorders. Get expert clinical advice and guidance from over 250 of the world's most trusted authorities in medical genetics. The E-dition features the 5th edition of the textbook, additional new images, weekly updates, and more! With the latest information on prenatal diagnosis, genetic screening, genetic counseling, and treatment strategies, Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics will be an invaluable clinical tool for the practicing physician. Bridges the gap between high-level molecular genetics and individual application with practical, clinically oriented information. Includes information on analysis, interpretation, potential problems, and other issues that directly relate to the practicing geneticist. Addresses sensitive issues that may be encountered in practice like carrier screening, prediction, confidentiality, liability, and more. Features contributions from many new authors-The "best and brightest" in the field. Contains a wealth of new information on the human genome, the genetic and molecular basis of disease, and much more. Regular updates from experts in the field, so Emery and Rimoin's stays current year after year. The full text and illustrations - fully searchable - to save time when looking for a fact quickly. An image library, downloadable to PowerPoint, to enhance presentations or lectures. Medline-linked references and direct links to full-text articles, where available, to expand access to important research. Drug information from Mosby's Drug Consult . . . and much more. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.