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Atlas of Genetic Diagnosis and Counseling.


Atlas of genetic diagnosis and counseling.

Ed. by Harold Chen.

Humana Press Inc.


1075 pages




Chen (Children's Hospital, Louisiana State U. Health Sciences Center) has compiled this work drawing on 38 years of experience. He offers a detailed outline for each of 203 genetic disorders, malformations, and malformation syndromes, covering genetics, clinical features, and diagnostic tests as well as counseling issues, recurrence risk, and prenatal diagnosis and management. Each entry includes extensive literature references. The author's numerous color photos assembled over the years illustrate clinical features of many of the disorders. This reference is for a broad audience including medical geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatricians, perinatologists, obstetricians, neurologists, pathologists, and any physicians and health care professionals caring for handicapped children.

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Date:Mar 1, 2006
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