Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy
An Introduction to Public Health Genetics
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- Alison Stewart, Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge
- Philippa Brice, Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge
- Hilary Burton, Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge
- Paul Pharoah, University of Cambridge
- Simon Sanderson, Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge
- Ron Zimmern, Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge
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Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy is an introduction to the new discipline of public health genetics. It brings together the insights of genetic and molecular science as a means of protecting and improving the health of the population. This book sets out the basic principles of public health genetics for a wide audience of readers from those providing health care to those involved in establishing health policy. It provides one-stop introductory coverage of this rapidly developing and multidisciplinary field.Read more
- Concise yet comprehensive, rigorous and well-researched
- Covers basic genetics through to the implications for policy
- Accessible to those with no prior knowledge of the field
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'… the book provides a good introductory text for students looking to gain a strong foundation in the complex field of research and public policy that surrounds medical genetics.' The Journal of Biosocial Science
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- Date Published: June 2007
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9780511282751
- contains: 42 b/w illus.
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
2. Genetic science and technology
3. Fundamentals of genetic epidemiology
4. Genetics in medicine
5. Genetics in health services
6. Ethical, legal and social issues
7. Policy for genetic science.
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