Genetics and Genomics in Nursing

Editor/Author Edwards, Quannetta T and Maradiegue, Ann
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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ISBN: 978-0-82-614561-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 46
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing begins with an overview of genetics and the science behind inheritance.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • PART I. Introduction to Genetics/Genomics
  • Preface
  • 1. Risk Assessment: An Important Component of the Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies for Nurses With Graduate Degrees
  • 2. Overview: Genetics/Genomics
  • 3. Patterns of Inheritance
  • PART II. Introduction to the Genomic Risk Assessment: A Step-by-Step Process
  • Preface
  • 4. Step 1.a: Review Collected Data—Personal, Ancillary, Laboratory, and Physical Examination
  • 5. Step 1.b: Review Collected Data—Family History and the Use and Interpretation of the Pedigree
  • 6. Step 2: Identification of Risk—Assessment of Red Flags
  • 7. Step 3: Selecting Risk Probability
  • 8. Step 4: Risk Communication and Risk Management
  • PART III. Special Populations
  • Preface
  • 9. Risk Assessment in Preconception and Maternal Care - Jill Fonda Allen, Lisa M. Freese, Quannetta T. Edwards, and Charles J. Macri
  • 10. Newborns, Infants, and Children - Ann H. Maradiegue
  • 11. Cancer and RISK Assessment
  • 12. Summary