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Medical Genetics in Pediatric Practice

By AAP Committee on Genetics
Edited by Robert A. Saul, MD,FAAP,FACMG

Embodying current Policy of the AAP, this new resource provides practice-focused help for addressing virtually any genetics-related issue you’re likely to confront. It’s replete with expert insights, pediatric-specific solutions, and quick-access aids you won’t find anywhere else.

Consult this one-stop problem-solver for:

  • Must-know basics on genetic processes, inheritance patterns, and genetic testing

  • Concise summaries of common genetic disorders

  • Recognition, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment how-to’s

  • Illuminating images of anomalies that may indicate genetic conditions

  • Case-based examples of ethical issues

Here’s the how, why, where, and when of pediatric genetic care:

  • How to recognize diverse genetic disorders

  • How to take a complete genetic history

  • How to spot at-risk patients

  • Why to create a pedigree

  • When to consider a genetic evaluation

  • How to conduct genetic screening and testing

  • How to identify appropriate therapeutic approaches

  • Where to find critical resources

  • When to refer to a geneticist

Bibliographic Information

Title: 
Medical Genetics in Pediatric Practice
By: 
  • AAP Committee on Genetics
Edited by: 
  • Robert A. Saul, MD,FAAP,FACMG
Copyright year: 
  • 2013
ISBN electronic: 
978-1-58110-497-4
ISBN paper: 
978-1-58110-496-7
Page Count: 
503

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