Chapter

Genetic and congenital problems

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569572.003.0021

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Genetic and congenital problems

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Mendelian inheritance - Cystic fibrosis (CF): a genetic condition - Basic nursing care for a child with cystic fibrosis - Achondroplasia - Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) - Down syndrome - Turner syndrome - Neurofibromatosis type 1 - Osteogenesis imperfecta - Meningocele - Myelomeningocele - Hydrocephalus - Cleft lip and palate - Omphalocele and gastroschisis - Tracheo-oesophageal fistula - Congenital heart defects - Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (adrenogenital syndrome)

Chapter.  7015 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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